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How precise is South Australia in the end? South Australia has frequently been represented as 'different': freed from convicts, extra enlightened in its attitudes towards Aboriginal humans, confirmed on rational financial rules, and revolutionary in its social and political improvement. a few of this is often real, a few of it's not, yet normally the tale is extra advanced. during this booklet, eminent historians discover those topics via reading a few key 'turning issues' in South Australia's heritage. Henry Reynolds considers the query of Aboriginal rights to land. invoice Gammage illustrates the character of Aboriginal land administration. Paul Sendziuk unravels the parable of the colony's convict-free origins, whereas Robert Foster and Amanda Nettelbeck display a shockingly powerful feel of 'nationalism' in colonial South Australia. Susan Magarey strains the histories of 2 the most important occasions within the development of ladies. Neal Blewett examines the political options of Don Dunstan. Jill Roe seems to be at lifestyles within the kingdom in twentieth-century South Australia, and Mark Peel existence within the urban, specifically the migrant adventure after international battle . eventually, John Hirst asks: 'How precise was once South Australia after all?'

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