The Enlightenment, Philanthropy and the Idea of Social Progress in Early Australia: Creating a Happier Race?

The Enlightenment, Philanthropy and the Idea of Social Progress in Early Australia: Creating a Happier Race?

by Ilya Lazarev

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429818080
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/06/2018
Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History , #63
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 266
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Ilya Lazarev holds a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne, and an MA in International Relations from Ritsumeikan University, where he researched Russo-Japanese economic cooperation.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. A Shortcut to Civilisation: The Idea of Social Progress and the Founders of Australia

2. The Purveyors of Modernity: Early "Civilising" Attempts

3. Lachlan Macquarie: The Enlightened Autocrat, the Laird of New South Wales

4. The Handmaid of Religion?:"Civilisation – Christianisation" Debate and the Progress of the Protestant Missions

5. The Folly of the Enlightened Mind: The Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate, the Rise of the Scheme

6. The Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: The Climax and the Unraveling

Conclusion

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