The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 2: 1770-1860. Possessions by Jan Kociumbas

The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 2: 1770-1860. Possessions

byJan Kociumbas

Paperback | January 15, 1996

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Jan Kociumbas traces the development of the various British penal colonies during the century that followed James Cook's discovery of Australia, in an assertive, feminist, and at times revisionist reading of Australia's colonial history.

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Jan Kociumbas is at University of Sydney.

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Title:The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 2: 1770-1860. PossessionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:414 pages, 8.46 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:January 15, 1996Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195537440

ISBN - 13:9780195537444

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`Providing a wide-ranging, integrated and highly readable version of the anti-triumphalist view of Australian history, Kociumbas presents a convenient target for those who would like to reaffirm the idea of a unitary and consensual national past.'London Review of Books, March 1993