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, […]

Bibliographical notes [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).] Bibliographical notes A sufficient bibliography of Australian history would absorb more space than it would be judicious to allot to it in a work having the scope and aim of this volume; nor is it proposed even […]

Epilogue [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).] Epilogue Australian government from the beginning of settlement to the present time has passed through all the phases from tyranny to freedom. The five early governors — Phillip, Hunter, King, Bligh, and Macquarie (1788-1820) — were little […]

Chapter 31 [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).] Chapter XXXI Imperial relations and the Australian spirit British colonial policy — Grey — Disraeli — ‘A person named Rogers’ — ‘The crimson thread of kinship’ — Colonial Conference of 1887 — Second Colonial Conference — Preferential […]

Chapter 30 [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).] Chapter XXX Australia in the Great War Outbreak of war — The double dissolution — ‘The last man and the last shilling’ — Third Fisher Government — The A.I.F. — The Sydney–Emden fight — Defence of the […]