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by Alan Atkinson

  • ISBN: 0195507088
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Alan Atkinson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: OUP Australia and New Zealand; New edition edition (March 1, 1998)
  • Pages: 448
  • ePub book: 1995 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1434 kb
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The Europeans in Australia : a history. Melbourne : Oxford University Press. Robert Darby collection. The Europeans in Australia : a history, Alan Atkinson Oxford University Press Melbourne 1998. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1998, The Europeans in Australia : a history, Alan Atkinson Oxford University Press Melbourne. First published: Melbourne, Vi. Oxford University Press, 1997.

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Europeans in Australia: Volume Two: Democracy. It tells of the political and intellectual origins of this extraordinary undertaking that began during the 1780s, a decade of extraordinary creativity and the climax of the European Enlightenment. Volume Two, Democracy, takes the story from around 1815 to the early 1870s. By exploring the nineteenth-century ‘communications revolution’ Atkinson casts new light on the way Australia first found its place in a ‘global’ world.

The Europeans in Australia by Alan Atkinson.

The final instalment of Alan Atkinson's triple-header history of the Europeans in Australia completes a labour of two decades. The book is peopled with big men, influential women, boasters and entrepreneurs. Yet Atkinson's history is less a ripping yarn than a study in modern habits of mind that map onto a particular continental space. The Europeans in Australia by Alan Atkinson. Threaded through its pages are familiar signposts of Australian period history.

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Download books for free. This is the first volume of a major new history of Australia. Atkinson explores the imagery and technique of European power as it made its first impact on Australia. Offering a reading of Australian settlement radically different from that of Robert Hughes and others.

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Volume 45, Issue 1. January 2006, pp. 203-205. The Europeans in Australia: A History. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2004. University of Sydney.

In the first volume of his history of Australia, Alan Atkinson covers the first impact of European power on Australia. He argues that the Europeans were not simply conquerors, that their own cultures were infinitely complex, thickly-woven with ideas about spirituality, authority, self and land, all of which influenced the development of Australia.