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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VAN PIEMEN'S LAND (TASMANIA) map 9. One colony to six in seventy-five
years A. 1786: New South Wales, as annexed in 1770: the mother colony. At the
time Van Diemen's Land was not known to be an island. B. 1827: The boundary
Cook intended to strike Van Diemen's Land, but actually fell in with the mainland,
near the south-east extremity of the continent at Point Hicks, about four degrees
north of that point on the Van Diemen's Land coast which marked the end of ...
The decision to settle Van Diemen's Land had been taken in London, as
Ambrose Serle at the Transport Office, writing to Marsden, indicated on 9
November 1801: 'A new settlement is now to be made to the South West of you,
in or near the ...
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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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