bushranging

bushranging

(ˈbʊʃˌreɪndʒə)
n
the life of a bushranger
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I had been born with lawless tendencies; from smuggling to bushranging was an easy transition, and about the latter there seemed to be a gallantry and romantic swagger which put it on the higher plane of the two.
'My friend, it is a poor sport, this bushranging. I have looked into the matter on my own account.
Indigenous cinematic representations have moved from an absence in Australian feature films (save for a few trustworthy sidekicks of bushranging heroes), to, now, continually dominating the awards roster at a range of major international film festivals.
Boxall, The Story of the Australian Bushrangers (London: Swan Sonnenschein 8c Co., 1899), 269-277; Charles White, A History of Australian Bushranging, 4 vols.
She is particularly interested in online teaching and has published on enabling education and also nineteenth century bushranging in NSW.
The Inspector-general of Police, John McLerie, a prominent Freemason, was on a mission to quell bushranging and probably had a dim view of Lodge and the Catholic enclave at Breadalbane.
The book looks at the causes of bushranging, such as the convict system and policies surrounding immigration and land settlement, and explains the family loyalties among gang members.
1906, Old Bush Songs: Composed and Sung in the Bushranging, Digging and Overlanding Days, Angus and Robertson, Sydney.
(87) This marks one of the earliest references to activities that came to be described collectively as bushranging. The Van Diemen's Land colony suffered from this phenomenon from as early as the start of British settlement in 1803, but its onset in New South Wales was not acutely felt until the 1820s.
The classifications are primarily thematically governed and focus, through brief essays and subsequent film critiques, on inherently Australian labels such as the culturally unique 'Bushranging' films and the 'Period' films (and their relationship to the film funding culture of the day), as well as looking at more ubiquitous genres such as the 'Road Movie', the 'Coming-of-Age' film and 'War Cinema', and how they have evolved in culturally specific and significant ways.
Historical fiction, particularly Australian history, was popular in both Older and Younger Readers, with Jackie French contributing several excellent accounts as diverse as ancient Greece, Australia at the cusp of Federation, bushranging and Queen Victoria's underpants.
The pamphlet began in much the same way as OPQ's article by claiming that transportation was an effective punishment, but Humanitas quickly diverged from OPQ by arguing that an increase in severity of punishment would harden convicts to commit further crimes and lead to an increase in bushranging. Justice, he said, must be tempered by mercy.