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The Resource Australia : a new history of the great southern land, Frank Welsh

Australia : a new history of the great southern land, Frank Welsh

Label
Australia : a new history of the great southern land
Title
Australia
Title remainder
a new history of the great southern land
Statement of responsibility
Frank Welsh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Australia : a new history of the great southern land" is a major new account that places Australia's history fully within a global context, drawing on sources from the United States, Britain, South Africa, and Canada, as well as within Australia itself
Summary
A comprehensive history of Australia places the "Land Down Under" in a global context that draws on sources from numerous other countries, in a narrative account that covers such topics as its role as a convict settlement, the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia, and its troubled official relationship with the Aboriginal people
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167140
Cataloging source
DLC
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Welsh, Frank
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DU110
LC item number
.W45 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • Australië
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a new history of the great southern land
Label
Australia : a new history of the great southern land, Frank Welsh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-672) and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Terra Australis nondum cognita -- Terra nullius? -- The land and the people -- 'Matter of advantageous return' -- pt. 2. The new Australians -- 'The finest harbour in the universe' -- 'The dread of perishing by famine' -- 'The disordered and helpless' -- An Irish parenthesis -- Mr. Boston's sow -- Pure bred merinos -- 'A long era of opulence and peace' -- 'Kind ruler, husband, father, friend: What more can human nature blend?' -- pt. 3. Whigs and Tories -- 'A body of really respectable settlers' -- 'A perfect martinet' -- A letter from Sydney -- 'People whose proprietary title to the soil we have not the slightest grounds for disputing' -- pt. 4. Occupied notices -- 'The moral governor of the world will hold us accountable' -- The black war -- 'Persons of violent uncontrollable passions' -- Batman's colony -- Real black gentlemen -- 'The whole of New Holland' -- A nonconformist Eden -- Moreton Bay and places north -- pt. 5. Representative government -- 'Extravagant and absurd pretensions' -- 'If you wouldn't become a kangaroo' -- A convenient change of nomenclature -- 'Extreme inconvenience and loss' -- The systemic violation of the law -- pt. 6. The capacity to govern themselves -- 'The freedom and the institutions of the mother country' -- Victoria victorious -- Gold -- Eureka -- pt. 7. The transition to responsible government -- New South Wales -- Cocky farmers -- 'Constitution-tinkering is here continual' -- South Australia -- Tasmania -- Queensland --
  • pt. 8. Explorations and expansion -- Waiting 'for something to turn up' -- South Australia's delusions of grandeur -- 'They must act in the matter as they please' -- 'A happy application of good sense' -- pt. 9. Federation -- Colonial quarrels -- 'The magnitude of their ideas is appalling' -- The federal council -- The great depression -- A second commonwealth -- Republicans and nationalists -- The true history of the Kelly Gang -- Sport -- 'What will it cost us to join?' -- 'To assist and explain' -- War -- pt. 10. The commonwealth feels its way -- 'That's the empire...and that's what I'm painting' -- 'A working man's paradise' -- Votes for women -- A two-party system -- Defence -- pt. 11. War and peace -- The liberties of the smaller nations' -- What, it might be asked, was it all for? -- 'That's about the size of it, Mr. President' -- Setting the Mould -- Labor's death wish -- Bridges and bowlers -- Recovery -- The far east is our near north -- Ambling along -- pt. 12. The Second World War and its aftermath -- A public lynching -- The home front -- Foreign affairs -- Menzies is back -- Australia in Asia -- pt. 13. The shadows of Vietnam -- A third force -- New alliances -- 'Konfrontasi' -- Menzies' big mistake -- The second eleven -- 'Smoothing the pillow of a dying race' -- pt. 14. It's time -- Crashing through and out -- Was the ref. fixed? -- Britain declares Independence -- The liberals return -- New labor -- At last -- pt. 15. The coalition strikes back -- Appendix: Australian and British rulers
Control code
2548194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 719 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781585678617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006046399
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68907377
  • (OCoLC)68907377
Label
Australia : a new history of the great southern land, Frank Welsh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-672) and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Terra Australis nondum cognita -- Terra nullius? -- The land and the people -- 'Matter of advantageous return' -- pt. 2. The new Australians -- 'The finest harbour in the universe' -- 'The dread of perishing by famine' -- 'The disordered and helpless' -- An Irish parenthesis -- Mr. Boston's sow -- Pure bred merinos -- 'A long era of opulence and peace' -- 'Kind ruler, husband, father, friend: What more can human nature blend?' -- pt. 3. Whigs and Tories -- 'A body of really respectable settlers' -- 'A perfect martinet' -- A letter from Sydney -- 'People whose proprietary title to the soil we have not the slightest grounds for disputing' -- pt. 4. Occupied notices -- 'The moral governor of the world will hold us accountable' -- The black war -- 'Persons of violent uncontrollable passions' -- Batman's colony -- Real black gentlemen -- 'The whole of New Holland' -- A nonconformist Eden -- Moreton Bay and places north -- pt. 5. Representative government -- 'Extravagant and absurd pretensions' -- 'If you wouldn't become a kangaroo' -- A convenient change of nomenclature -- 'Extreme inconvenience and loss' -- The systemic violation of the law -- pt. 6. The capacity to govern themselves -- 'The freedom and the institutions of the mother country' -- Victoria victorious -- Gold -- Eureka -- pt. 7. The transition to responsible government -- New South Wales -- Cocky farmers -- 'Constitution-tinkering is here continual' -- South Australia -- Tasmania -- Queensland --
  • pt. 8. Explorations and expansion -- Waiting 'for something to turn up' -- South Australia's delusions of grandeur -- 'They must act in the matter as they please' -- 'A happy application of good sense' -- pt. 9. Federation -- Colonial quarrels -- 'The magnitude of their ideas is appalling' -- The federal council -- The great depression -- A second commonwealth -- Republicans and nationalists -- The true history of the Kelly Gang -- Sport -- 'What will it cost us to join?' -- 'To assist and explain' -- War -- pt. 10. The commonwealth feels its way -- 'That's the empire...and that's what I'm painting' -- 'A working man's paradise' -- Votes for women -- A two-party system -- Defence -- pt. 11. War and peace -- The liberties of the smaller nations' -- What, it might be asked, was it all for? -- 'That's about the size of it, Mr. President' -- Setting the Mould -- Labor's death wish -- Bridges and bowlers -- Recovery -- The far east is our near north -- Ambling along -- pt. 12. The Second World War and its aftermath -- A public lynching -- The home front -- Foreign affairs -- Menzies is back -- Australia in Asia -- pt. 13. The shadows of Vietnam -- A third force -- New alliances -- 'Konfrontasi' -- Menzies' big mistake -- The second eleven -- 'Smoothing the pillow of a dying race' -- pt. 14. It's time -- Crashing through and out -- Was the ref. fixed? -- Britain declares Independence -- The liberals return -- New labor -- At last -- pt. 15. The coalition strikes back -- Appendix: Australian and British rulers
Control code
2548194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 719 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781585678617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006046399
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68907377
  • (OCoLC)68907377

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