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The Sentimental Nation by John Hirst

The Sentimental Nation by John Hirst

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The Sentimental Nation

The Making of the Australian Commonwealth

by John Hirst

Oxford University Press, 2000 [First Edition], b/w illustrations and b/w photographs, hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0195506200

Fine Condition, minor edge and shelf wear otherwise as new

'This comprehensive history of the attainment of Federation in Australia is a major contribution to the centenary in 2001.  The Sentimental Nation is written by one of Australia's leading historians.  John Hirst is superbly equipped to communicate the dramas and intricacies of our national history in lucid, entertaining, and sophisticated ways.  One of Australia's most cogent historians and commentators, he has an enviable ability to make Australian history more enticing to non-specialist readers.'

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