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America, Young America and Eureka

Headon, David

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I intend to explore in more detail the American connection to, and context for Eureka in three ways: first, through a brief review of the scattered sources to confirm what we know as fact about the American contribution to Eureka, what has been effectively 'unravelled'; secondly, by placing that information within a chronological context that, commencing in the early days of the Botany Bay colony, highlights the seminal importance of the 15 or so years preceding Eureka, as the Australian...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorHeadon, David
dc.contributor.editorDavid Headon
dc.contributor.editorJohn Uhr
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-14T23:21:44Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781760020453
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/104064
dc.description.abstractI intend to explore in more detail the American connection to, and context for Eureka in three ways: first, through a brief review of the scattered sources to confirm what we know as fact about the American contribution to Eureka, what has been effectively 'unravelled'; secondly, by placing that information within a chronological context that, commencing in the early days of the Botany Bay colony, highlights the seminal importance of the 15 or so years preceding Eureka, as the Australian colonies for the first time engaged meaningfully with the United States - culturally, socially, politically and intellectually. Thirdly, I intend to broaden our 'perspective' on Eureka's American story by looking more closely at two contrasting American 'foreigners', both of whom produced published accounts of their Australian years.
dc.publisherThe Federation Press
dc.relation.ispartofEureka: Australia's Greatest Story
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.titleAmerica, Young America and Eureka
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedNo
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor210303 - Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
local.identifier.ariespublicationu9501711xPUB43
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationHeadon, David, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage56
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage70
local.identifier.doi.5263/labourhistory.114.0227
local.identifier.absseo950503 - Understanding Australia's Past
dc.date.updated2021-08-01T08:43:38Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationLeichhardt
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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