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Anglo-Australian attitudes

Author: Michael Davie
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Taking a dozen key episodes and themes, ranging from William Wentworth's attempt in the nineteenth century at setting up an imitation House of Lords, to royal visits and social snobbery, Gallipoli, the great 1920s cricketing drama of Bodyline, the alleged betrayal by Churchill of Australia in WWII, the birth of the Whingeing Pom, the classification of Australians by the British as foreigners, and the roots of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davie, Michael.
Anglo-Australian attitudes.
London : Secker & Warburg, 2000
(OCoLC)606300542
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Davie
ISBN: 0436203537 9780436203534
OCLC Number: 43632503
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 250 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Michael Davie.
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Taking a dozen key episodes and themes, the author combines historical enquiry with interviews, original research and his own encounters and experiences, to examine the troubled historical  Read more...

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"A fascinating book. Davie explores the often fraught relationship between Britain and its former colony with wit and skill." -"Evening Standard "From the Trade Paperback edition.

 
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