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Money: Trade, investment and Australian nationalism

Bolton, G. (2008) Money: Trade, investment and Australian nationalism. In: Schreuder, D. and Ward, S., (eds.) Australia's Empire. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp. 211-231.


Once upon a time, the story began, there was a pioneering community originating in an outcast convict colony, which in less than a hundred years took possession of a continent and its offshore islands, and turned them into an economic success. The Australasian colonies were not only prolific suppliers of wool and minerals for industrialized Britain and Europe, but they also provided their workers with one of the highest living standards in the world...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Arts
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Copyright: 2008 The Several Contributors
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Notes: Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series
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