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Flag and nation : Australians and their national flags since 1901

Author: Elizabeth Kwan
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ambiguity has marked the use of national flags in Australia since Federation. This title explains Australians' changing relationship to their national flags since 1901 and the perceptions of national  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bildband
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kwan
ISBN: 0868405671 9780868405674
OCLC Number: 70257347
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color, portraits chiefly color), coats of arms ; 26 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Australian federation, British flag --
Ch. 2. Empire Day and Australia Day --
Ch. 3. War and the question of loyalty --
Ch. 4. The red and the blue --
Ch. 5. Choosing between ensigns --
Ch. 6. Searching for Australian symbols --
Ch. 7. British or Australian?
Responsibility: Elizabeth Kwan.
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