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 half century after the first Australian responsible governments were
established saw widespread changes in the Asian-Pacific region. Some alarm
had already been manifested in 1839 when two American warships, with
intentions entirely ...
Royal Navy, and Admiral Beatty himself admitted that 'If Japan seized the
opportunity of aggressive action in the Pacific at a time when the situation at
Home was threatened from another quarter, reinforcements capable of dealing
with the ...
Churchill recorded that 'Dewey proposed a scheme for a Pacific Treaty between
all Pacific powers including the Philippines, Formosa and the like, excluding (
repeat excluding) Great Britain. I said I would denounce such a plan scathingly.
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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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