A History of Australia: The earth abideth for ever, 1851-1888
The late Manning Clark aims to bring to attention the foibles and strengths in every person, traits forced to the fore in the hardship and trauma that occured during the establishment and develpment of white settlement in Australia. Clark sets out to use the tragedies and successes of national heroes such as explorerers and generals, and those of the average person such as soldiers at Gallipoli and farmer's wives, to create a memorable tableau.
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ONE STEP FORWARD FOR THE WHITE MAN
WHO WOULD WANT TO BE A DIGGER?
THAT BLOODY LICENCE TAX
A COLONIAL BOURGEOISIE
CHEERFUL AND CONFIDENT
GLORY FOLLY AND CHANCE
THE BUSH BARBARIANS
THE CALM DOWN BEGINS
THE KINGDOM OF NOTHINGNESS
UPROAR IN THE BUSH
THE EARTH ABIDETH FOR EVER