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Rex Smith 51 Zambia, Anne M. Bliss and J. A. Rigg 52 Puerto Rico, Elena E. Cevallos 53 Namibia, Stanley Schoeman and Elna Schoeman 54 Tanzania, Colin Darch 55 Jordan, Ian J. Seccombe 56 Kuwait, Frank A. Clements 57 Brazil, Solena V. , C. H. , Graham J. Shields 61 Atlantic Ocean, H. G. R. King 62 Canada, Ernest Ingles 63 Cameroon, Mark W. DeLancey and Peter J. Schraeder 64 Malta, John Richard Thackrah 65 Thailand, Michael Watts 66 Austria, Denys Salt with the assistance of Arthur Farrand Radley 67 Norway, Leland B.

A further fourteen essays on similar themes were published in Knight's Freedom was compulsory (1994). 7 The larrikin streak: Australian writers look at the legend. Edited by C. Gorman. Sydney: Pan, 1990. 258p. This is another examination of national identity. The characteristics of the larrikin, such as addiction to rowdyism, clannishness and toughness and resentment of mindless authoritarianism are said to be latent in the Australian character. Perhaps the historian Manning Clark best sums up the debate in his contribution to the book: 'Despite the fact that larrikinism no longer depicts us as we truly are, every tribe must have a myth by which it defines and justifies itself.

This book is the most comprehensive and superbly illustrated account of European theories and imaginings from classical times until the 19th century about the Australian continent. The authors have examined classical, medieval and Renaissance European concepts of the imagined great south land known as 'Terra Australis'. 37 Burke & Wills: from Melbourne to myth. Tim Bonyhady. Sydney: David Ell, 1991. 383p. maps. bibliog. A definitive study of the ill-fated Victorian Exploring Expedition led by Robert O'Hara Burke and William Wills which set off to cross Australia south to north, from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpenteria and back in 1860/61.

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