Australia: The Making of a Nation
John Hirst has drawn on previously unexplored material to write a history of the long, sometimes difficult and ultimately "sentimental" process of Australian Federation, published on the eve of the Centenary of Federation.
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KINO WILLIAM STEEET ADELAIDE SOUTH AUSTRALIA
THE IMPERIAL AND NATIONAL SPIRIT
THE PRORLEM OF IMMIGRATION
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