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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Cook, Banks and all eighteenth-century Europeans shared a similar
understanding of human history. Archbishop Ussher of Armagh had calculated
that the world and all that was in it was created in it on a Monday morning in
March 4004 bc.
To a great extent it was a clash of centuries. Macquarie, eighteen years the
senior, had a lifelong ambition to set up as a Highland patriatch on the island of
Mull; he remained a man with the habits of the eighteenth century (or even the ...
It is probable that these otherwise incredible statistics are a result of the disturbed
condition of Aboriginal society, but in the later nineteenth century distrust of the
law, and a willingness to resist its execution was more widespread. To some ...
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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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