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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'Heads of the Plan for Botany Bay in New South Wales' suggested: country which
by the fertility and the salubrity of the climate, connected with the remoteness of
its situation (from whence it was hardly possible for persons to return without ...
Moreover, should a war with Spain break out - and Spain was being very
defensive of her Pacific interests - 'cruisers from Botany Bay might much interrupt,
if not destroy, their lucrative commerce from the Philippine islands to Aquapulco,
Lord Auckland, 'Discourse on Punishment', reproduced in J. J. Auchmuty, Voyage
of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay (Sydney, 1969), 339 ff. For Banks's responses,
see Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 164 ff. For the proposals, see HRNSW, vol. 1, pt.
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