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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Australian defence against aggression or contamination by escaped or released
convicts (a sensitive subject, this) depended upon Britain's command of the seas.
While this endured, as it did until 1941 (and then ended largely through bad ...
Although Henry Parkes had hung his 1889 Tenterfield speech on the peg of
defence, nineteenth-century Australian governments were slow to expand their
own fighting services. In 1884, when the colonial militia was first organized, there
was reached by Malaya, Indonesia and the Philippines, which included an
agreement 'to abstain from the use of arrangements of collective defence to serve
the particular interests only of the big powers', Menzies objected. Maintaining
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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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