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Scribner acquires Chingaipe’s ‘Black Convicts’

Scribner Australia has acquired ANZ rights to Black Convicts: How slavery shaped colonised Australia by journalist, filmmaker and author Santilla Chingaipe, via Grace Heifetz of Left Bank Literary. Based on four years’ research, the book reveals that at least ten of the convicts on the First Fleet were of African...

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