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Cook, Alexander 1973-

Works: 2 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 630 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: DU107, 994
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Most widely held works by Alexander Cook
Gold : forgotten histories and lost objects of Australia( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of gold in Australia 150 years ago had profound effects on both the environment and indigenous Aboriginal peoples. In this book, a team of prominent historians and curators have collaborated to produce a cultural history of gold and its impact on the development of Australian society
Representing humanity in the Age of Enlightenment by Alexander Cook( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This was due at least in part to the increasing awareness of human diversity brought by exploration and travel to new domains. This collection of essays traces the concept of 'humanity' through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology. Its contributors argue that across these fields, the central philosophical conundrums of the era were reflected, and sometimes transformed, in surprising ways"--Provided by publisher
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Gold : forgotten histories and lost objects of Australia
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