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 the most efficient of Colonial Secretaries, Glenelg was nevertheless sincerely
dedicated to protecting native rights. The eventual success of the Anti-Slavery
Society in obtaining the suppression of slavery throughout British territories in 1 ...
The Colonial Office began to think again, and over a period of six months anxious
negotiations took place. John Brown, the Company's emigration agent, agreed: '
That measures should be devised and enforced for their [the natives'] protection ...
In contrast with his colony, in which politics had 'for years hinged almost entirely
upon the native question', a Federal Parliament - in which New Zealand might be
included - 'would be a body that cares nothing and knows nothing about Native ...
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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
Terra Australis Nondum Cognita
The Land and the People
Matter of advantageous Return
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