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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grounds. for. disputing'. When it was decided, in Whitehall offices, by people who
had never seen any part of the land concerned, that Britain should claim half the
Australian continent, the precedent set by Pope Alexander was being followed.
... be included in the peace negotiations then all the other Dominions would claim
the same right - Lloyd George was reluctant; but Hughes was implacable. In
letters to the press, and in speeches to sympathetic audiences, the 'Little Digger'
So, with only a little stretching of credulity, might some Afrikaners, who could
claim precedence over blacks in the same area in point of time, and who do in
fact argue for separate recognition, as do Natal Zulus; but the success of any of
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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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