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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Pastoralists and hunter-gatherers could coexist, and over long periods. Hottentot
cattle ranged over the hunting-grounds of the Bushmen without more than
occasional disagreements for a thousand years; even when Dutch colonists
... in New South Wales, the Governor attempted to restrain the press by a
Licensing Act, but he was out of touch with changing opinions in London as
reformers, Whig and Tory, were coming to power. His Act was disallowed, and
colonists were ...
Governor Arthur Kennedy protested that the objections from some colonists
constituted a 'groundless panic', stimulated by 'willful and malicious
representations', and that the West Australia Pentonvillains formed 'a class of
men . . . whose ...
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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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