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The Centenary Companion to Australian Federation

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Helen Irving, Geoffrey Bolton, Duncan Waterson, John Bannon, James Warden, Marian Quartly, Brian de Garis
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  • Date Published: January 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521126472

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  • Published to mark the Centenary of Federation, this comprehensive and accessible book explores Australia's national origins. Starting from the perspective of the individual colonies as they made their way toward membership of the Australian Commonwealth in 1901, the book also provides short alphabetical entries covering key events, people and concepts. It approaches Federation not simply as a formal political story, but as a social and cultural process, highlighting ongoing debates about democracy, sovereignty and citizenry. A major and important reference book.

    • A comprehensive history of Australian Federation and major reference work
    • Written by a team of Australia's leading historians
    • Accessible to general readers and students
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    "... this first-class reference volume is well written and nicely organized, with wealth of information, maps, and photographs." Choice

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    • Date Published: January 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521126472
    • length: 504 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.8kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Introduction Helen Irving
    Part I:
    1. New South Wales Helen Irving
    2. Queensland Geoffrey Brennan and Duncan Waterson
    3. South Australia John Bannon
    4. Tasmania James Warden
    5. Victoria Marian Quartly
    6. Western Australia Brian de Garis
    Part II. Short Alphabetical Entries.

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    Helen Irving, University of Technology, Sydney

    Contributors

    Helen Irving, Geoffrey Bolton, Duncan Waterson, John Bannon, James Warden, Marian Quartly, Brian de Garis

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