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Australia and New Zealand

Volume 1

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - History of Oceania

  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108066310

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  • One of the most celebrated and prolific authors of the Victorian era, Anthony Trollope (1815–82) was also an enthusiastic traveller. This two-volume work recounts his two-year journey across Britain's colonies in the Antipodes. First published in 1873, it celebrates the success of British colonisation, but also considers with pragmatic foresight the inevitable unification of the Australian territories and their desire for greater independence. Volume 1 covers Trollope's travels through Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Each section addresses the history and governance of the relevant state, assessing also the current condition of the region's institutions, people and resources. In the process, Trollope informs his reader about everything from the temperament of Aboriginal Australians to the troubles of travelling by steamboat. North America (1862), his account of the continent during the American Civil War, and his An Autobiography (1883) are also reissued in this series.

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    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108066310
    • length: 544 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 31 mm
    • weight: 0.68kg
    • contains: 4 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. Queensland:
    2. Occupation of land
    3. Gladstone and Rockhampton
    4. Aboriginals
    5. Gold
    6. Squatters and their troubles
    7. Darling Downs
    8. Sugar
    9. Government
    10. Labour
    Part II. New South Wales:
    11. Beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, and steamboats
    12. Early history of the colony
    13. Sydney
    14. Religion and education
    15. Legislature and government
    16. Country towns, railways, and roads
    17. Land
    18. Meat
    19. Metals
    20. Country life in the bush
    21. Scenery in New South Wales
    22. The Riverina
    Part III. Victoria:
    23. Separation
    24. Early history of Port Phillip
    25. Melbourne
    26. Ballarat
    27. Bendigo or Sandhurst
    28. Gipps Land, Walhalla, and Woods Point
    29. Land
    30. Ladies and gentlemen
    31. Newspapers, books, railways, roads, towns, and wines
    32. Rama Yuck
    33. Legislation, government, and commerce
    Appendix
    Index.

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