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 this way a chain of safe havens was available to Portuguese sailors, from the
coast of Brazil to the furthest Indies. Another agreement with Spain was needed
to settle the line of demarcation in the east to match that in the west agreed at ...
On 7 October Cook sighted the east coast of New Zealand, and spent the next six
months preparing a detailed hydrographic survey of the two islands. Lord
Chatham could be satisfied that New Zealand was saved from the French (who
Between Brisbane on the east and Geraldton on the west coast lies
approximately the same distance as between Cork and the Caspian Sea, or
between Los Angeles and the North Carolina coast. Present-day Australia is
bound together by ...
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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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