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by John Rickard

Download Australia: A Cultural History (The Present and the Past) eBook
ISBN:
0582276063
Author:
John Rickard
Category:
Australia & Oceania
Language:
English
Publisher:
Longman Pub Group; Subsequent edition (June 1, 1996)
Pages:
317 pages
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1786 kb
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Australia, a Cultural History book.

Australia is a diverse and fascinating country, with an Aboriginal population dating back many thousands of years. This means they have the oldest living cultural history in the world

Australia is a diverse and fascinating country, with an Aboriginal population dating back many thousands of years. This very basic overview is our starting point for international students wanting to know more about the nation’s background. Aboriginal Australians have lived in the nation for at least 50,000 years. This means they have the oldest living cultural history in the world.

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Over the past twenty years, the field of cultural history has moved to.Scott E. Casper is a Professor of History of the University of Nevada, Reno, where he teaches 19th-century United States History and American cultural history.

Over the past twenty years, the field of cultural history has moved to the center of American historical studies, and has come to encompass the experiences of ordinary citizens in such arenas as reading and religious practice as well as the accomplishments of prominent artists and writers. Some of the most imaginative scholarship in recent years has emerged from this burgeoning field.

John, Rickard, Australia: A Cultural History, 2nd edn (New York: Longman, 1996). Sue, O'Connor and Peter, Veth (eds), East of Wallace's Line: Studies of Past and Present Maritime Cultures in the Indo-Pacific Region (Rotterdam: . Jane, Balme, Iain, Davidson, Jo, McDonald, Nicola, Stern and Peter, Veth, ‘Symbolic Behaviour and the Peopling of the Southern Arc Route to Australia’, Quaternary International, 202, 1–2 (2009): 59–68. Josephine, Flood, Archaeology of the Dreamtime: The Story of Prehistoric Australia and its People (Adelaide: .

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This second edition surveys the dramatic social and cultural shifts occuring amongst Australians as they approach the centenary of federation in 2001. The book explores the way in which a distinctive national culture was built up between 1901 and the outbreak of World War Two, and how that culture has been modified and challenged in the postwar era. A chronological survey from the centuries of Aboriginal habitation before the coming of the Europeans, through to the present, charts the evolution of Australia's social and political institutions against the changing imperial relationship.