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The Making Of Australia

Author : Robert Murray
ISBN : 9781925078275
Genre : History
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A chronological account the main periods and events in the Australian story that traces the forces that have shaped the nation from the coming of the first Aborigines to the election of the Abbott government in 2013. The content is political, social and economic, showing how these strands of Australian life interacted in eras of exploration, in boom periods and depressions and droughts, and in a number of wars. The book traces the transition from a convict society to a free one is traced, as is development of representative government and of Federation, the growth of cities, and the careers and influence of key politicians.

Australian Science In The Making

Author : R. W. Home
ISBN : 0521396409
Genre : Science
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Surveys and case studies on a wide range of subjects assess two centuries of Australian scientific achievement in this contribution to the nation's bicentenary celebration.

The Making Of Australian Property Law

Author : A. R. Buck
ISBN : 1862876347
Genre : Land tenure
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In 1847, in one of the most important cases in Australian legal history, the Chief Justice of NSW, Sir Alfred Stephen, handed down a decision that would have profound implications for both the development of Australian property law and the property rights of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. The case was Attorney General v Brown, and in his decision Stephen CJ ruled that the laws of property in Australia were governed by feudal principles. The shadow cast by Attorney General v Brown has been a long one, stretching down to the decision in Mabo and beyond. Judicial thinking and much legal scholarship continues to emphasise a connection between the feudal origins of the English law and the state of contemporary Australian property law, thereby perpetuating a "nostalgic" view of Australian property law. This book, in contrast, argues that the feudal imprint on property in Australia had been "washed away" by the early 1860s and that the decades of the early nineteenth century witnessed the making of a distinct Australian property law. Egalitarianism, rather than feudalism, this book argues, shaped the emergence of Australian property law. This book situates legal development in its social and political context, re-evaluating the relationship between political ideas, social values and law reform in early Australia.

The Making Of Australia

Author : Walter Murdoch
ISBN : OCLC:427526777
Genre : Australia
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Making Australia

Author : John Thornhill
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000345483
Genre : Australia
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Examines the attitudes and assumptions behind our nation-building process. Discussions range over Australian history, politics, literature, sociology and religion. Special attention is given to reconciliation between black and white Australians and the place of religious faith in the nation's culture. Indexed by both name and subject. The author is head of systematic theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Sydney, president of the Australian Catholic Theological Association, and a member of the Second AnglicanPRoman Catholic International Commission.

Australia The Making Of A Nation

Author : John Foster Fraser
ISBN : NYPL:33433082451562
Genre : Australia
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For Good Measure

Author : Jan Todd
ISBN : 1741143632
Genre : Measurement
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A history of measurement standards in Australia, including the change to decimal currency in the 1970s

Democratic Adventurer

Author : Sean Scalmer
ISBN : 1925835774
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Graham Berry (1822-1904) was colonial Australia's most gifted, creative and controversial politician. A riveting speaker, a newspaper proprietor and editor, and the founder of Australia's first mass political party, he wielded these tools to launch an age of reform: spearheading the adoption of a 'protectionist' economic policy, the payment of parliamentarians, and the taxing of large landowners. He also sought the reform of the Constitution, precipitating a crisis that the London Times likened to a 'revolution'. This book recovers Berry's forgotten and fascinating life. It explores his drives and aspirations, the scandals and defeats that nearly derailed his career, and his remarkable rise from linen-draper and grocer to adored popular leader. It establishes his formative influence on later Australian politics. And it also uses Berry's life to reflect on the possibilities and constraints of democratic politics, hoping thereby to enrich the contemporary political imagination.

Fifty Years In The Making Of Australian History

Author : Sir Henry Parkes
ISBN : NYPL:33433082442769
Genre : Australia
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Author : Robert De Castella
ISBN : 0002173174
Genre : Children's stories, Australian
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When one by one the brilliant Malory family lose the flame of talent, only practical Joanna is left to fight for the others. Groping her way from clue to clue she faces a grim and terrifying journey through the blackness beneath the city and finally faces a battle with the flame takers.

Treaty Making And Australia

Author : Australian National University. Centre for International and Public Law
ISBN : 1862871957
Genre : Australia
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This book deals with issues such as: the nature and consequences of the globalisation process the resulting threat to Australia's sovereignty the impact of treaty-making on industry, the environment and the respect for human rights the role of Parliament and the States in the process and the response of other countries to these challenges.

Environmental Politics And Policy Making In Australia

Author : Timothy Doyle
ISBN : 0732927935
Genre : Political Science
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Environmental politics and policy making in Australia.

Making Rural Australia

Author : Geoff Raby
ISBN : UVA:X004038114
Genre : History
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Making Rural Australia challenges two common by contradictory views of Australian history. One is the 'fatal shore': Australia was a place of horrible destitution and those miserable beginnings set the course for Australia of today. The other is the 'lucky country': European settlement began in a bountiful Arcadia and so wealth and prosperity have simply flowed forth, stifling creativity and technical and scientific endeavour. The book argues that successful European settlement of Australia owed a lot to its prodigious natural resources and to the technical and institutional creativity at the time.

The Making Of The Australian Constitution

Author : J. A. La Nauze
ISBN : OCLC:993428661
Genre : Australia
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Defence Supremo

Author : David Murray Horner
ISBN : 1865082805
Genre : Australia
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A biography of Frederick Sheddon, the man who dominated the Australian defence organisation for some twenty years during a crucial period in this country's history, from one of our leading historians.

The Sentimental Nation

Author : Reader in History John Hirst
ISBN : UOM:39015050003089
Genre : History
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John Hirst has drawn on previously unexplored material to write a history of the long, sometimes difficult and ultimately "sentimental" process of Australian Federation, published on the eve of the Centenary of Federation.

Making Social Policy In Australia

Author : Tony Dalton
ISBN : 1864480238
Genre : Social Science
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A comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of social policy.

Making The Australian Defence Force

Author : David Murray Horner
ISBN : 0195541170
Genre : History
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Tells the surprising story of how and why Australia's three independent, jealous and proud Services - the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force - were brought together to form the joint force that performed brilliantly in East Timor in 1999.

The Making Of Australia S Indochina Policies Under The Labor Government 1983 1986

Author : Philip G. O'Brien
ISBN : UCSD:31822003916178
Genre : Australia
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Australian Pastoral

Author : Jeanette Hoorn
ISBN : 1920731547
Genre : Art
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Australian Pastoral is a radical history of the pastoral landscape in Australian painting. As a primary means through which white settlement was described and legitimised, the pastoral was transcendent in European Australian art from the late eighteenth to the middle of the twentieth century. This book shows how pastoralism displaced all in its path, and how the pastoral landscape became a special art form in Australia and the primary means through which 'whiteness' and the taming of Australia was celebrated in painting. The book traces the history of pastoral painting through to the emergence in recent times of a black 'pastoral' landscape painting.

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