The Succeeding Age, 1901-1942

The Succeeding Age, 1901-1942

by Stuart Macintyre
     
 

The forty years following the establishment of the Australian Commonwealth in 1901 was a time of great change: institutions were fashioned to meet the needs of a nation; markets were extended; industries were enlarged; and Australians pursued plans for material and social progress through war and economic crisis. This narrative history explores the shifting

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The forty years following the establishment of the Australian Commonwealth in 1901 was a time of great change: institutions were fashioned to meet the needs of a nation; markets were extended; industries were enlarged; and Australians pursued plans for material and social progress through war and economic crisis. This narrative history explores the shifting patterns of class conflict and compromise that shaped the course of events and traces the links between the social, economic, and political processes of a nation in transition.

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"A resounding success as general history."—American Historical Review

"A lively, scholarly, balanced analysis of the newly united Commonwealth....Macintyre's study is lucid, well written and fully documented....A fine addition to any British Empire collection."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195535181
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 5.38(h) x 1.03(d)

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