Beseiged at Home: Jimmy Governor's Rampage

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Show simple item record Biber, Katherine en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US 2010-05-28T09:56:49Z 2010-05-28T09:56:49Z 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007003915 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Biber Katherine 2008, 'Beseiged at Home: Jimmy Governor's Rampage', University of Technology, Sydney, vol. 2, pp. 1-41. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1835-0550 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.description.abstract In July 1900, Jimmy Governor and his brother Joe commenced their murderous rampage across central New South Wales, killing nine women and children, maiming others, and raping a teenage girl. They were pursued for three months across 3000 kilometres, taunting their hunters with clues, letters and tricks. The last men in the state to be proclaimed outlaws, their pursuit and capture fascinated and terrified a nation on the eve of its Federation.After his conviction, Governor?s execution was delayed until after the conclusion of Federation celebrations; even a fragile nation understood the perilous symbolism of launching nationhood whilst hanging a transgressive black man. This article re-examines the crimes, evidence and trial of Governor, and the intense media reportage around them. It reveals a perpetually contested claim for control: of the family, the workplace, race, nation and empire. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher University of Technology, Sydney en_US
dc.title Beseiged at Home: Jimmy Governor's Rampage en_US
dc.parent Public Space: The Journal of Law and Social Justice en_US
dc.journal.volume 2 en_US
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dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 41 en_US LAW.Faculty of law en_US
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dc.personcode 102726 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
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