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  • J. M. Beattie, Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror
  • D. Beddoe, Welsh Convict Women: A Study of Women Transported from Wales to Australia, 1787-1852
  • P. W. Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775
  • Simon Devereaux, ‘In Place of Death: Transportation, Penal Practices, and the English State, 1770-1830’, in C. Strange (ed.), Qualities of Mercy: Justice, Punishment and Discretion
  • Simon Devereaux, ‘Imposing the Royal Pardon: Execution, Transportation and Convict Resistance in London, 1789’, Law and History Review, 25 (2007).
  • Gregory Durston, ‘Magwitch's Forbears: Returning from Transportation in Eighteenth-Century London’, Australian Journal of Legal History, 9 (2005), pp. 137–58.
  • R. Ekirch, Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies 1718-1775
  • Cynthia Herrup, ‘Punishing Pardon: Some Thoughts on the Origins of Penal Transportation’, in Simon Devereaux and Paul Griffiths (eds), Penal Practice and Culture, 1500-1900: Punishing the English
  • John Bradley Hirst, Convict Society and its Enemies: A History of Early New South Wales
  • R. Hughes, The Fatal Shore: A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868
  • J. Innes, ‘The Role of Transportation in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century English Penal Practice’, in C. Bridge (ed.), New Perspectives in Australian History
  • Gwenda Morgan and Peter Rushton, Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic
  • Deborah Oxley, Convict Maids: The Forced Migration of Women to Australia
  • Sian Rees, The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and its Cargo of Female Convicts
  • George Rudé, Protest and Punishment: The Story of the Social and Political Protesters Transported to Australia
  • A. G. L. Shaw, Convicts and the Colonies: A Study of Penal Transportation from Great Britain and Ireland to Australia and Other Parts of the British Empire