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Commonwealth of republics : the lost republican history of Australia and Canada

Jones, Benjamin Thomas


This thesis is a history of ideas and seeks to provide the first study of civic republican ideas and their impact on Britain's Australian and Canadian colonies in the mid-nineteenth century. In particular, the way in which civic republican ideas manifested themselves during the debates over responsible government is explored. The period between 1837 and 1855 is the primary focus of the thesis. Beginning with the Canadian rebellions and finishing with the Eureka rebellion, those eighteen years...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fcdc23eddc
Access Rights: Open Access


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