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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But if the United States was never seen in Australia as a threat, European nations
certainly were. With a much weaker strategic rationale than that of the United
States, France was disturbing the other side of the Pacific in south-east Asia.
Certainly, nearly three quarters of a million 'New Australians' arrived in the first
five years, half of whom were British, the remainder coming from other European
countries, preferably from the north to conform with Calwell's prejudices but also,
Australian interests were vigorously defended by Jack McEwen who toured
Europe in 1962, but he was battling against the intransigent French, dedicated to
the preservation of their most sacred cow, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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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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