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A New Britannia

A New Britannia( )
Author: McQueen, Humphrey
ISBN:978-0-7022-3439-2
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:University of Queensland Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $31.50
Book Description:

Humphrey McQueen's new edition of his irreverent classic charts the origins of the Australian Labor Party. In tracing the social forces which produced the ALP, he shows it was anti-socialist from the very start. Along the way he reveals a colonial passion for pianos and uncovers the proto-fascist ideas behind Henry Lawson's popular writings. Racism rears its many heads throughout this challenging story, and McQueen shows that the desire for land was the basis for much of what passed as...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
History / Australia & New Zealand
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 2.925 x 0.312 Inches
Book Weight:0.546 Pounds



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