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Professor Deryck M Schreuder is currently Chair of the Australian Universities' Quality Agency and previously Vice Chancellor of two Australian universities, President of the Australian Vice Chancellors' Committee, and President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Australian Historical Association. An Oxford Rhodes Scholar, he was a founding Professor in History at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario and 4th Challis Professor of History in The University of Sydney. He has published widely in British imperial and colonial studies.
Professor Stuart Ward (Ph.D., Sydney) holds an Associate Professorship at the University of Copenhagen, and is currently a visiting researcher at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies in London. He is the author of Australia and the British Embrace: The Demise of the Imperial Ideal (2001); and he has edited British Culture and the End of Empire (2001). He is co-editing a documentary history of Australia's changing ties to Britain in the decolonisation era, as well as researching a major study of "The End of Greater Britain."
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. ix|
|List of Contributors||p. xi|
|Introduction: What Became of Australia's Empire?||p. 1|
|Contact: The Projection of Empire||p. 25|
|The Saga of Captain Cook||p. 27|
|Settling the Land||p. 54|
|Indigenous Subjects||p. 78|
|Art and the Environment: New Visions from Old||p. 103|
|Dynamics: The Instruments of Empire||p. 139|
|Empire, State, Nation||p. 141|
|Migrations: The Career of British White Australia||p. 163|
|Religion and Society||p. 186|
|Money: Trade, Investment, and Economic Nationalism||p. 211|
|Security: Defending Australia's Empire||p. 232|
|Cultures: The Conception of Empire||p. 259|
|Monarchy: From Reverence to Indifference||p. 261|
|War and Commemoration: 'The Responsibility of Empire'||p. 288|
|Gender and Sexuality||p. 312|
|Popular Culture||p. 336|
|'In History's Page': Identity and Myth||p. 363|
|Epilogue: After Empire||p. 389|
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