The Australian legend

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Oxford University Press, 1965 - History - 262 pages
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A mythologisation of Australian colonial history that represents and reflects the racist ethos of White Australia in the 1950s. Read full review

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JSTOR: The Australian Legend
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Henry Lawson and the "Australian legend" - Socialist Alternative
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‘The Australian Legend’: propping-up farmers in times of drought ...
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M/C Reviews
Review of The Australian Legend and its Discontents, edited by Richard Nile. By Paul Mc Cormack. Originally posted 31 Oct. 2000 ... article.php?sid=213

Russel Ward and the Australian National Mystique
Publication in 1958 of The Australian Legend, by Russel Ward, was a milestone in the scholarly conception of an Australian national identity. ... instruct/ isern/ 381/ ward381.htm

Fine words bridge the gap | Richard Nile Blog | The Australian
The Australian Legend developed out of Ward’s postgraduate research into ... The Australian Legend remains in print to this day — making it arguably ... richardnile/ index.php/ theaustralian/ comments/ fine_words_bridge_the_gap/

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Though Barnes may seem a long way from the Banjo, the Australian Legend ... Russell Ward, The Australian Legend, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1958. ... past_volumes/ volumes_15/ volume_4?f=73961

Quadrant Magazine
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