The Resource White man's country : the trans-national history of a national project, Marilyn Lake

White man's country : the trans-national history of a national project, Marilyn Lake

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White man's country : the trans-national history of a national project
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White man's country
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the trans-national history of a national project
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Marilyn Lake
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eng
Summary
Argues idea of Australia as a 'white man's country' established by nineteenth century 'transnational circulation of knowledge' which has not been taken into account in historical analysis owing to nationalist framework of the analysis; argues chief founders of the white Australia project, Alfred Deakin, H.B. Higgins and Edmund Barton drew on American history, particularly the 'failure' of the multi-racial experiment of radical reconstruction, and the writings of James Bryce, Charles Pearson, John W. Burgess and William Dunning; policy a defensive response to the global dynamics in Africa, North and South America and Asia at the time
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Lake, Marilyn
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Higgins, H. B
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White man's country : the trans-national history of a national project, Marilyn Lake
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White man's country : the trans-national history of a national project, Marilyn Lake
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