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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In March 1942, after a dogged resistance (in stark contrast to that offered by the
British in Singapore) the American and Filipino troops still holding out in Bataan
and Corregidor surrendered to the Japanese. Their commander, MacArthur, was
Although there were no American troops nearby at the time, Stalin agreed to
Korea being divided at the 39th parallel between a Russian and American zone.
A subsequent United Nations commission was denied permission to observe ...
Only a few days before risings broke out in towns all over the south, including a
brief occupation of the American embassy in Saigon, General Westmoreland had
forecast that victory was in sight and spoke of being able soon to reduce troop ...
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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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