Index [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This is the index from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] Index A’Beckett, Chief Justice, 219 Aboriginals, 28, 31, 92, 185; Bass and Flinders among, 80; Pamphlet among the, 123; Lockyer and the, 123; West Australia, 136; South Australia, 153; and Batman, 155, 160; of Van Dieman’s Land, […]

List of Maps [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This list of maps is from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] List of Maps Robert Thorne’s Map, 1527 Map Published at Paris, 1587 Plancius’s Map (Amsterdam), 1594 Hondius’s Map, 1595 Map of Jave la Grande, 1542 Map illustrating first Dutch Discoveries Map illustrating Voyage of Van Neck’s […]

Preface [A Short History of Australia, by Ernest Scott]

[Editor: This is a chapter from A Short History of Australia (6th edition, 1936) by Ernest Scott (1867-1939).] Preface This Short History of Australia begins with a blank space on the map, and ends with the record of a new name on the map, that of Anzac. It endeavours to elucidate the way in which […]

Foreword [to The Singing Garden, by J. McRae]

[Editor: This foreword by C. J. Dennis was published in The Singing Garden (1935).] Foreword The versatile C. J. Dennis has done it again! And this time he veritably couldn’t help it! For, after revealing himself as a great lover of mankind by his sympathetic presentation of such whimsical characters as The Sentimental Bloke and […]

Introduction [From Phillip to McKell, by Rex Ingamells]

[Editor: This is the introduction section of From Phillip to McKell: The Story of Australia (1949) by Rex Ingamells.] From Phillip to McKell Settlement of New South Wales, in 1788, was but the culminating event of almost three centuries of European approach to Australia. More immediately, it was the outcome of the English prison problem. […]