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Claiming a Continent: A History of Australia

David Day

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ISBN 10: 0207196702 / ISBN 13: 9780207196706
Published by HarperCollins Publishers PTY, 2000
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Claiming a Continent: A History of Australia

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers PTY

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

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A thematic history of Australia from the European invasion to the present day. "Race" is placed at the centre of the Australian story and is linked to the broader narrative of possession, dispossession and proprietorship. Includes new analysis of recent Wik and Native Title legislation.

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David Day's most recent work, JOHN CURTIN: A LIFE, won the 2000 Queensland Premier's Literary Award for History and was shortlisted for the 2000 NSW Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction. Barry Jones called it 'magisterial... one of the greatest Australian biographies'.

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