The Unforgiving Rope: Murder and Hanging on Australia's Western Frontier

Simon Paul Adams

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    More than 150 people were hanged in Western Australia between 1840 and 1964. Some had committed heinous crimes for profit or vengeance; some had killed out of jealousy, misunderstanding or madness. Others were hanged simply because they were victims of their times a?? prejudices and ill-fated circumstances leading them inexorably towards the gallows
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCrawley, W.A, Australia
    PublisherUWA Publishing
    Number of pages300
    ISBN (Print)1921401222
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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