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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The bitter experience of the American war had been applied in 1791, when Pitt's
administration established a representative Canadian government with an
elected Legislative Council (which the Tories hoped might develop into a
'Eternal enmity' was therefore vowed by Wentworth against the upright and
industrious Gipps, who feared the 'calamitous results' if such voracious
Legislative Assembly members were allowed to parcel out Crown lands, 'each
grasping at, ...
Much discussion ensued, when after 1 8 5 1 the Legislative Council was given a
majority (16:18) of elected members, leading Young to the somewhat desperate
measure of drafting a constitution himself. His proposal, which hedged 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
Terra Australis Nondum Cognita
The Land and the People
Matter of advantageous Return
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