Australia: a new history of the great southern land

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Overlook Press, 2008 - History - 719 pages
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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.

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Australia : A New History of the Great Southern Land

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Welsh (The Four Nations: A History of the United Kingdom ) likes to tackle big projects. Noting at the outset that he is in fact English, he writes effusively about Australia, citing UN indexes on ... Read full review

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Perhaps one reason I seldom read histories is that the authors don't try to tell a story; this book is no exception. It is a competently written chronological history of a wonderful land. After about ... Read full review

Contents

Terra Australis Nondum Cognita
1
The Land and the People
13
Matter of advantageous Return
28
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Welsh was born in England and educated at Cambridge University. He is a trained historian.

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