The Australians

The Australians

Insiders and Outsiders on the National Character Since 1770

Book - 2007 | 1st ed
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In this fascinating collection, John Hirst has assembled the key assessments of the national character of Australia and Australians. There are insiders and outsiders. There is celebration and criticism. There is the difference between what Australians think of themselves and what they are really like. Hirst provides a set of dazzling introductory essays to accompany his selections. Contributors include Winston Churchill, Tim Flannery, Carmen Lawrence, Charles Dickens, Captain James Cook, Barry Humphries, H.G. Wells, Peter Cosgrove, and many, many more.
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781863954082
Branch Call Number: ANF 305.800994 AUST
Characteristics: 211 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hirst, J. B. (John Bradley), 1942-


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