Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land
"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." "In a compelling narrative, acclaimed historian Frank Welsh traces the history of the land from scattered convict settlements to the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 and on to today's thriving independent nation, exposing many national myths in the process. This book also explores the dark side of Australia's history: the long-continued "White Australia" policy, which bedeviled foreign policy for more than a century; the still-tortured official relationship with the Aboriginal peoples; the subordination of women; and the flaws in the constitution. Also examined is Australia's uneasy relationship with its Asian neighbors, and its isolation from Britain and the United States, its traditional allies."--BOOK JACKET.
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ABBREVIATIONS A AS Australian Aboriginal Studies ADB Australian Dictionary
of Biography AEHR Australian Economic History Review AH Aboriginal History
AHM Australian History Monographs AHS Australian Historical Studies AIAS ...
HS V Historical Society of Victoria ICS Institute of Commonwealth Studies JAPS
Journal of Australian and Pacific Studies J AS Journal of Australian Studies
JHSSA Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia JICH Journal of
A New History of the Great Southern Land Frank Welsh. A History of Australia, 6
vols. (Melbourne, 1962-88). Clark, D. (ed.), New Holland Journal of Baron Ch. v.
Hugel (Melbourne, 1994). Clark, I. D., Scars in the Landscape (Canberra, 1995).
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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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