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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Three years later the Scot, Angus McMillan, who had only arrived in the colony
the preceding year, began his exploration of the extreme south-east of the
continent, and by 1 840 had established claims on the shores of Lake Wellington.
The year 1943 also saw the first woman senator, Dame Dorothy Tangney; thirty
years later, in 1973, there were still only two women in the Senate, Dames Nancy
Buttfield and Margaret Guilfoyle, both Liberals. In 1979, when Margaret Thatcher
In the coalition he was far more than primus inter pares; only George Pearce, as
Defence Minister, was more than tolerably competent.16 Four former Labor
ministers resigned over the affair, but two, E. J. Russell and William Higgs, later ...
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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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