Great Southern Land: A New History of Australia :: Frank Welsh

Great Southern Land: A New History of Australia :: Frank Welsh soon to be presented for sale on the top-quality BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Allen Lane, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps;

From the cover: The most comprehensive single-volume history of Australia, Frank Welshs major new book the first to be written by a non-Australian draws on sources from Britain, the USA, South Africa and Canada as well as those in Australia to place the countrys history fully in a world context, and expose many national myths, in a compelling narrative.

From the earliest, largely speculative, Aboriginal societies, through the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 and the hesitant and haphazard development of the original colonies, the book traces the history of the land from scattered convict settlements to the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 and on to todays independent nat…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXXVIII] 719 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my History Australia catalogue?


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