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The Resource What if? : Australian history as it might have been, edited by Stuart Macintyre and Sean Scalmer

What if? : Australian history as it might have been, edited by Stuart Macintyre and Sean Scalmer

Label
What if? : Australian history as it might have been
Title
What if?
Title remainder
Australian history as it might have been
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stuart Macintyre and Sean Scalmer
Title variation
  • Australian history as it might have been
  • What if?
Title variation remainder
Australia became a republic in 1908? The French had colonised Tasmania? Whitlam had stayed?
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the same vein as the Robert Cowley book on British hypothetical histories, What if asks the same questions about Australia's past. Leading Australian historians including Stuart Macintyre, presents counterfactual history
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
994
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macintyre, Stuart
  • Scalmer, Sean.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maynard, Charles Frederick (Fred)
  • Gibbs, Pearl
  • Unaipon, David
  • Clarold, Jongo
  • Needham, Lucy
  • Tirrenbong, Lizzie
  • Bingham, Laurie
  • Cootamundra Girls' Home (N.S.W.)
  • Kinchela Aboriginal Boys Training Home
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • Imaginary histories
  • Fictitious characters
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Stolen generations (Australia)
  • Australia
Label
What if? : Australian history as it might have been, edited by Stuart Macintyre and Sean Scalmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Australian history as it might have been"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: (p. 272-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Sean Scalmer -- What if Tasmania had become French? / Jim Davidson -- What if Alfred Deakin had made a declaration of Australian independence? / Marilyn Lake -- What if Federation had failed in 1900? / Helen Irving -- What if New South Wales had not paid parliamentarians until after Federation? / Frank Bongiorno -- What if the federal government had created a model Aboriginal state? / Tim Rowse -- What if Australia's baptism of fire had occurred at the Cocos Islands? / Stuart McIntyre -- What if Whitlam had won another opportunity to implement his program? / James Walter -- What if there had been a school of figure painting in colonial Sydney? / Virginia Spate -- What if Aborigines had never been assimilated? / Peter Read -- What if the attempted assassination of Arthur Calwell had been successful? / Sean Scalmer -- What if the northern rivers had been turned inland? / Tom Griffiths and Tim Sherratt -- What if a men's movement had triumphed in the 1970s? / Ann Curthoys
Control code
000040337491
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780522851748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)71244974
Label
What if? : Australian history as it might have been, edited by Stuart Macintyre and Sean Scalmer
Publication
Note
"Australian history as it might have been"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: (p. 272-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Sean Scalmer -- What if Tasmania had become French? / Jim Davidson -- What if Alfred Deakin had made a declaration of Australian independence? / Marilyn Lake -- What if Federation had failed in 1900? / Helen Irving -- What if New South Wales had not paid parliamentarians until after Federation? / Frank Bongiorno -- What if the federal government had created a model Aboriginal state? / Tim Rowse -- What if Australia's baptism of fire had occurred at the Cocos Islands? / Stuart McIntyre -- What if Whitlam had won another opportunity to implement his program? / James Walter -- What if there had been a school of figure painting in colonial Sydney? / Virginia Spate -- What if Aborigines had never been assimilated? / Peter Read -- What if the attempted assassination of Arthur Calwell had been successful? / Sean Scalmer -- What if the northern rivers had been turned inland? / Tom Griffiths and Tim Sherratt -- What if a men's movement had triumphed in the 1970s? / Ann Curthoys
Control code
000040337491
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780522851748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)71244974

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