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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In the neighbouring colony of South Australia the capital, Adelaide, founded eight
years after Perth, already had a population more than twice the size of that of the
whole of Western Australia, boasting a theatre, two grammar schools and a ...
Western Australia had shared the other colonies' prosperity to only a very limited
extent and felt its isolation, indeed eventually developing its own separatist
movement. When the Union Bank of Australia first considered opening a Perth
Another gold rush began in 1887, which gave the colony access to the London
capital market - during the great bank collapses of 1896-7 Western Australia was
the only Australian colony able to raise funds in London. Coolgardie, 350 miles ...
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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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