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Australia's empire

Author: Deryck Marshall Schreuder; Stuart Ward
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: The Oxford history of the British Empire, Companion series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Australia's Empire is the first collaborative evaluation of Australia's imperial experience in more than a generation. Bringing together poltical, cultural, and aboriginal understandings of the past,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deryck Marshall Schreuder; Stuart Ward
ISBN: 9780199273737 0199273731
OCLC Number: 470799542
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (XIII-419 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: What Became of Australia's Empire? ; PART I CONTACT: THE PROJECTION OF EMPIRE ; 1. The Saga of Captain Cook ; 2. Conquest ; 3. Settling the Land ; 4. Indigenous Subjects ; 5. New Visions from Old: Art and the Environment ; PART II DYNAMICS: THE INSTRUMENTS OF EMPIRE ; 6. Empire, State, Nation ; 7. Migrations: The Career of White British Australia ; 8. Religion and Society ; 9. Money: Trade, Investment and Economic Nationalism ; 10. Security: Defending Australia's Empire ; PART III CULTURES: AN IMAGINED EMPIRE ; 11. Monarchy: From Reverence to Indifference ; 12. War and Commemoration: The Responsibility of Empire ; 13. Gender and Sexuality ; 14. Popular Culture ; 15. In History's Page: Identity and Myth ; Epilogue: After Empire
Series Title: The Oxford history of the British Empire, Companion series
Responsibility: [edited by] Deryck M. Schreuder ... and Stuart Ward ...
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a very fine collection of essays which does a great deal to further our understanding of the central place of the Empire in Australia's history. It deserves to be widely read and debated. * Read more...

 
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