Granta 70: Australia

Granta 70: Australia

by Ian Jack
     
 

Is Australia a remote chunk of the northern, western world or a part of Asia? Is it a new version of the USA with European manners ("the new California"), or a second-hand version of Europe with American ones? How does it accommodate the fate of its original human inhabitants, or propose a decent future for them? Why is its head of state still the British queen? In

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Is Australia a remote chunk of the northern, western world or a part of Asia? Is it a new version of the USA with European manners ("the new California"), or a second-hand version of Europe with American ones? How does it accommodate the fate of its original human inhabitants, or propose a decent future for them? Why is its head of state still the British queen? In Australia, two universal, modern problems are vividly posed. Who are we? What shall we become?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929001002
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Granta Magazine Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.76(d)

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