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The Europeans in Australia. Volume three, Nation

Atkinson, Alan2014
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This is the third and final volume of the landmark, award-winning series The Europeans in Australia that gives an account of settlement by Britain. It tells of the various ways in which that experience shaped imagination and belief among the settler people from the eighteenth century to the end of World War I. Volume Three, Nation, tells the story of Australian Federation and the war with a focus, as ever on ordinary habits of thought and feeling. In this period, for the first time the settler people began to grasp the vastness of the continent, and to think of it as their own. There was a mas.
Sydney UNSW Press, 2014.copyright2014
xxii, 505 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Foreword; EXPLORING; 1. The Elements; 2. Australia's Rural Code; 3. The Commonwealth of Speech; A JIGSAW FOR A CONTINENT; 4. Tyrannous Freedom; 5. The Significance of Brain; 6. Adding North to South; INDIVIDUALITY; 7. Men and Women; 8. Black and White; 9. God and Humanity; The Fourth Dimension; 10. Conscience and Total Calculation; 11. The Voice of the Country; 12. War; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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