History of Australia
In 1962, the first volume of Manning Clark's "A History of Australia" appeared. For the next two-and-a-half decades Clark unfolded his tragic celebration of white Australian history. Today, the six-volume history is one of the masterpieces of Australian literature. It is also one of the most passionately debated visions of Australian history. Clark's Australians are men and women of lively goodwill and deep sinfulness, of generous idealism and unthinking brutality. He dramatizes the motivating forces of Australian life - cowardice and vision, cruelty and defiance, greatness of spirit and the spiritual vacuity of the suburbs - all of them locked in the unceasing struggle which builds a nation. Michael Cathcart has re-orchestrated Clark's epic narrative in this single volume. Every page of this abridgement rings with Manning Clark's voice. Here, at last, the general reader can encounter the deep resonances, pessimism and passion of Manning Clark - Australian historian and prophet. Michael Cathcart is co-author of "Mission to the South Seas: the Voyage of the Duff" and author of "Defending the National Tuckshop", a study of conservative responses to the Great Depression.
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Macquarie and Mr Commissioner Bigge
The Saint of Hobart Town
The Moral Improvers Arrive in South Australia
Overstraiters Overlanders and Others Descend on Port Phillip
Englands Echo in the Antipodes
The CalmDown Begins
The Kingdom of Nothingness
Uproar in the Bush
The Earth Abideth For Ever
BOOK FIVE The People Make Lam 18881915
The Birth of Labor
A Time of Tumult
Governor Gipps and the Massacre at Myall Creek
But Colonials Do Not Make Their Own History
BOOK FOUR The Earth Abideth For Ever 18511888
One Step Forward for the White Man
Who Would Want to be a Digger?
That Bloody Licence Tax
A Colonial Bourgeoisie
The Barbarians of Lambing Flat
Glory Folly and Chance
The Bush Barbarians
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A History of Australia, Volume 1
In June 1975 Clark was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, in recognition of his writing of the monumental A History of Australia. ...
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JSTOR: A History of Australia. Volume 4, the Earth Abideth For ...
A History of Australia. Volume 4, The Earth Abideth For Ever, 1851-1888. Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press; distributed by Inter- national ...
WRITING A HISTORY AUSTRALIA
7. The Founding of Maningrida, by Jack Doolan. (1989). 8. Wrirng a History of Australia, by cmh Clark. (1989). 9. Katherine's Earlier Days, by Pearl Ogden. ...
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A History of Australia: From the Earliest Times to the Age of ...
A History of Australia: From the Earliest Times to the Age of Macquarie.
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Manning Clark House - Papers of Manning Clark - A history of ...
18. A history of Australia: correspondence and reviews, 1960-91 · 19. Short stories ... Series 23 A history of Australia — the Musical, 1980-89 ...
www.manningclark.org.au/ papers/ guide-to-papers/ series23.html
A History of Australia Vol. IV The Earth Abideth Forever 1851-1888 MUP 0522 84147 3. ONE AWAITS THE APPEARANCE of each succeeding volume of Manning Clark's ...
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Australia Day | Student Resources
Clark, Manning, A History of Australia, abridged by Michael Cathcart, Melbourne University Press, 1996; Crowley, fk, Colonial Australia, Vol. ...
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Australia Felix · Wakefield, economics and colonies
For example, in A History of Australia, Manning Clark only touches upon the .... cmh Clark, A History of Australia, Volume 1, from the Earliest Times to the ...
| Book Review | Labour History, 83 | The History Cooperative
... Chinese-whisper gossip, attempted to undermine his credibility as a historian and the reputation of his monumental six volume A History of Australia. ...
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Manning Clark: A Public Life - History - The University of Sydney
Throughout his life, he played several roles – teacher, author of the epic A History of Australia, anointed historian of the ALP, prophet and stirrer. ...
www.arts.usyd.edu.au/ departs/ history/ research/ projects/ mckenna.shtml