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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of the House of Lords - but Russell cut right across such arguments, appealing to
his ancestor's part in the Glorious Revolution of 1688: 'wherever Englishmen
have been sent, or have chosen to settle, they have carried with them the
They had in mind something like the United States Senate, which at that time was
elected collegiately rather than by popular vote (that came about in 1 9 1 3 ); but
at the same time the example of the British House of Lords was before them.
Senator Harradine, elected by some 22,000 first preference votes could hardly
claim much authority to speak for nearly 20 million Australian people, but he was
able to force many changes in the legislation passed by a lower house with an ...
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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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