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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Not only were no convicts allowed, but the immigrants had been selected with
some care by the Board of Commissioners and the South Australian Company.
George Angas had been successful in attracting a substantial German contingent
wished to emigrate - apart from the proximity of mainland Britain, the United
States and Canada were their preferred destinations - Irish immigrants did well in
Australia. The Ulster Scottish were always a formidable group, and flourished in
Chisholm took charge of the reception of the flood of immigrants they
encountered when on leave in Sydney in 1 8 3 8-40. Meeting every immigrant
ship, with the support of Governor Gipps, Mrs Chisholm found positions for newly
arrived girls, ...
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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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