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The imaginary Australian

Anglo-Celts and identity, 1788 to the present

by Miriam Dixson

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by UNSW Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, Australian.,
    • Nationalism -- Australia.,
    • Australia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-210) and index.

      StatementMiriam Dixson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU121 .D59 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6841004M
      ISBN 100868406651
      LC Control Number00340416

      Throughout the ages, writers have created an astonishing diversity of imaginary places, worlds of enchantment, horror and delight. This monumental book unites them in a single volume and takes readers on a grand tour of more than 1, imaginary cities, islands, countries, and continents, all invented by storytellers from Homer’s day to our own.   Directed by Peter Cattaneo. With Sapphire Blossom, Christian Byers, Vince Colosimo, Jacqueline McKenzie. A young girl's relationship with her imaginary friends resonates throughout her town in the Australian Outback/10().

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Australians are people associated with the country of Australia, usually holding Australian lia is a multicultural society and has the world's eighth-largest immigrant population, with immigrants accounting for 30 percent of the population in Canada: 62,

      Maturing Australia through Australian Aboriginal Narrative Law Death Scene Protester: An Aboriginal Rights Activist in s London Being Moved (On): The Biopolitics of Cited by: The Imaginary Corpse is a mashup of fairytale, comic book, noir and science fiction, making it thoroughly unclassifiable. “I set out from the beginning knowing this was a book for adults,” Hayes says. And yet it’s a noir with fuzzy edges. “The choice to make the book kind was one of my biggest driving goals.


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