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THE HERO AS MURDERER: The life of Edward John Eyre - Governor of Jamaica 1815 - 1901

Publisher: Glasgow, William Collins/ F.W. Cheshire
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Edition: first edition - hard cover in dust jacket
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

Edward John Eyre was probably one of the most misrepresented men in the history of 19th century British colonisation. His career was a paradox. Celebrated to this day in Australia as one of the great explorers, he was later in his life reviled by the

leading British liberal intellectuals as a monster of cruelty and opression. 24 x 16cm., pp. 416, b/w plates, append., biblio., index. H/cover in dust jacket. Contents - p.o. name (one line) top ffep, d.j. rubbed top/bot. spine & corners. NEAR FINE/VG

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