Terminology and Naming Maps Introduction: A Hidden Valley 1. The Valley 2. First Contact 3. A Convict Outpost 4. As Fine a Country as Imagination Can Form 5. The Land Rush 6. Working on the Frontier 7. Living on Country 8. Resistance and Reprisals 9. A Landscape of Violence 10. Convict Revolt and Ruined Reputations 11. The Convict Valley Epilogue Acknowledgements Notes Bibliography Index
Mark Dunn is a public historian and former chair of the Professional Historians Association of NSW and ACT. He is descended from convicts who settled in the Hunter, and he has spent two decades investigating the history, heritage and archaeology of the region.