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On an extended stretch of eco-friendly coast within the South Pacific, thousands of large, emotionless stone heads stand protect opposed to the ravages of time, conflict, and affliction that experience tried over the centuries to beat Easter Island. Steven Roger Fischer deals the 1st English-language historical past of Easter Island in Island on the finish of the realm, a desirable chronicle of adversity, triumph, and the iconic monumentality of the island's stone guards.
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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.