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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An amendment to the Newspaper Act, which Darling proposed late in 1829,
imposing a mandatory sentence of banishment on any editor convicted for libel a
second time, was disallowed by the Colonial Office as 'repugnant'. Governor
The colonial proposals were reviewed by the Colonial Office's legal advisers,
reporting to Frederic Rogers, then a Commissioner for Lands and Emigration,
later, when permanent under-secretary at the Colonial Office scornfully referred
to as ...
See H. L. Hall, Colonial Office: A History (London, 1937), and P. Knaplund,
James Stephen and the Colonial Office (Madison, 1953). The reorganization
under Bathurst is well described in J. H. Ritchie, Punishment and Profit (
Melbourne, 1970) ...
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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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