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The Resource The Words that Made Australia

The Words that Made Australia

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The Words that Made Australia
Title
The Words that Made Australia
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Summary
This is not a book of documents, snippets or worthy speeches. Instead it presents the original essays and the moments of insight that told us what Australia is and could be.These are the essential statements – from historians, reporters, novelists, mavericks and visionaries – that take us from Federation to the present-day, and tell a story of national self-discovery.There is the Frenchman who saw that Australia was a 'workingman's paradise', and the historian who explained why.The two reporters who realised the true significance of Gallipoli and conveyed it to the nation.Russel Ward on the Australian Legend, Robin Boyd on the Australian Ugliness, Donald Horne on the Lucky Country, W.E.H. Stanner on the Great Australian Silence and Anne Summers on Manzone Country.Real Matildas, Cultural Cringers, Future Eaters and Forgotten People – and much more.Memorably written and cohesive, this is the essential sourcebook of the words that made Australia.Includes essays by Miles Franklin, Albert Metin, Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, Keith Murdoch, Maybanke Anderson, D.H. Lawrence, W.K. Hancock, P.R. Stephensen, Vance Palmer, Robert Menzies, A.A. Phillips, Manning Clark, Russel Ward, Barry Humphries, Robin Boyd, Donald Horne, W.E.H. Stanner, Humphrey McQueen, Hugh Stretton, Anne Summers, Miriam Dixson, Bernard Smith, Paul Kelly, Geoffrey Blainey, Tim Flannery, David Malouf, Inga Clendinnen, Noel Pearson, Judith Brett and Ghassan Hage.'A fascinating collection drawn from a range of genres.' —Law Society Journal'This is a handy introduction to the themes of Australian identity.' —Sydney Morning HeraldChris Feik is editor of Quarterly Essay, associate editor of the Monthly and publisher at Black Inc.Robert Manne's many books include Making Trouble and The Words That Made Australia (as co-editor). He is the author of three Quarterly Essays, In Denial, Sending Them Home and Bad News
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  • Feik, Chris
  • Manne, Robert
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Nonfiction
Label
The Words that Made Australia
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
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9781922231536
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Words that Made Australia
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a8c6f527-0df8-4af2-8dd1-c8a2047c72ef
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922231536
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Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
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