Martyn Lyons & Penny Russell, Australia's History: Themes & Debates

by A11

ISBN: 0868407909

BINDING: Paperback



DESCRIPTION: Australia's History: Themes and Debates presents an up-to-date account of issues and debates in Australian history. Written for students and readers who may not be familiar with Australian history, this short volume offers a compelling introduction to the current state of knowledge and issues of concern to Australian historians today. A team of leading contributors tackle maior themes related to Aboriginal history, Australian national identity, immigration, urbanisation and Australia's historical relationships with Asia. They offer a synthesis of existing work and their own original research that challenges prevailing myths. The result is a succinct appraisal of the exciting and topical issues that inform Australian history-writing now.