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Intruders in the Bush: The Australian Quest For Identity

Paperback|Jul 1992
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Intruders In The Bush challenges the bushman legend and presents evidencethat it was discontented urban intellectuals in the 1890s who romanticised thebushman and his notions of mateship and eglatiarianism. John Carroll andseveral other contributors argue that a guilt-stricken, culturally bashful...


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Intruders In The Bush challenges the bushman legend and presents evidencethat it was discontented urban intellectuals in the 1890s who romanticised thebushman and his notions of mateship and eglatiarianism. John Carroll andseveral other contributors argue that a guilt-stricken, culturally bashful uppermiddle class promoted the mateship myth and failed to install its own values.The book goes on to look at ways in which Australia has been re-examined inrecent books and art. The second edition has been revised and reshaped, andincludes major new pieces by Chris Wallace-Crabbe, John Hirst, Robert Manne andJohn Carroll.
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Second edition of this compilation of the views of leading Australian historians, sociologists and critics on the nation's search for a self-image. This edition includes new essays by Chris Wallace-Crabbe, John Carroll, J B Hirst and Robert Manne and a new conclusion by the editor on the Australian way of life. Intended for students, specialists and general readers. Includes a list of references.
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Intruders In The Bush challenges the bushman legend and presents evidence that it was discontented urban intellectuals in the 1890s who romanticised the bushman and his notions of mateship and eglatiarianism. John Carroll and several other contributors argue that a guilt-stricken, culturally bashful upper middle class promoted the mateship myth and failed to install its own values. The book goes on to look at ways in which Australia has been re-examined in recent books and art. The second edition has been revised and reshaped, and includes major new pieces by Chris Wallace-Crabbe, John Hirst, Robert Manne and John Carroll.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 128784
  • Product Code 0195533747
  • EAN 9780195533743
  • Pages 264
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Jul 1992
  • Dimensions 190 x 120 x 15mm
  • Weight 0.279kg

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