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.
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Property qualifications were retained for both the franchise and the right to sit in
the Legislative Assembly; and although the Act included the power of the
legislature to amend the constitution this was subject to a two-thirds majority in
both the ...
Abandoned as quite unworkable, 'a Governor's fancy', South Australia opted
instead for a conventional House of Assembly and Legislative Council, both
entirely elected, with a moderate property qualification imposed for the Council,
but with ...
Legislative Council was to be elected by men with a moderate property
qualification, with provision for rotating five-year retirement, the Assembly with a
complex but more flexible franchise requirement. No qualifications were required
to sit in ...
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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
Terra Australis Nondum Cognita
The Land and the People
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