The Australians

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Simon & Schuster, Aug 1, 1988 - Australia - 354 pages
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A guide to the geography and history of Australia, but chiefly stresses the social life and customs of its people.

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Terrill, author of 800,000,000: the real China, here writes about his native Australia. After many years away Terrill returned to spend eight months interviewing people and becoming reacquainted with ... Read full review


Memories of Yesterday
Impressions Today
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Ross Terrill is Research Associate at Harvard University's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the author of eleven books. He has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and two major US journalism prizes: National Magazine Award, and George Polk Memorial Award. He has been public policy scholar for Washington's Woodrow Wilson Center; an editor for Atlantic Monthly; and member of the American Political Science Association. His books include "Mao," "The Australians," "Wo yu Zhongguo" (Myself and China) and "Madame Mao." In recent times Terrill has been visiting professor at Shandong University in Jinan, University of Texas at Austin and Monash University in Australia.

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