Australia: a new history of the great southern land

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Overlook Press, 2008 - History - 719 pages
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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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Australia : A New History of the Great Southern Land

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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
Matter of advantageous Return

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Welsh was born in England and educated at Cambridge University. He is a trained historian.

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