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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By 1862, 62 per cent of the assisted emigrants to Southern Australia were
English and Welsh, and 24 per cent Irish; in neighbouring Victoria the proportions
were 44 per cent and 30 per cent and in Western Australia 47 per cent and 40
Between 195 1 and 1955 some 12 per cent of Australian imports came from
America and 45 per cent from Britain; between 1968 and 1972 the respective
figures were 24 per cent and n per cent, and between 1978 and 1982, 23 per
cent of ...
In the November 1958 general election the party polled 9.4 per cent, bringing the
ALP down to 42.8 per cent with the coalition at 46.5 per cent. Not that the
allocation of seats reflected these figures, for the preferential voting system was ...
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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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