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Author Irving, T. H. (Terence H.), author

Title The southern tree of liberty : the democratic movement in New South Wales before 1856 / Terry Irving
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2006
2006

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  320.9944 Irv/Sto  AVAILABLE
Description x, 290 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Series NSW Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government
NSW Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government
Contents 1. Johann Lhotsky's revolutionary proposal -- 2. Vanishing funds: emblematic of Botany Bay -- 3. The patriots versus the public -- 4. Immigrant workers: a warmer attachment to free institutions -- 5. The friends of the people -- 6. 1842 - the challenge of representation -- 7. The governor's other class struggle -- 8. A great revolution in class relations -- 9. Radical strategies - radical voices -- 10. Street violence: "Do as the Canadians did!" -- 11. The great fear -- 12. Mass activity: a storm long gathering -- 13. Social alliances: those you trusted have deceived you -- 14. Headquarters: the red house in King Street -- 15. Elections: submitting to the popular will -- 16. Democracy as a popular movement
Summary Who would imagine that democracy in NSW was won through fierce political battles and street rallies? The Southern Tree of Liberty sheds light on this turbulent and violent period in Australian history
Analysis Democracy - New South Wales - History
New South Wales - Politics and government - 1788-1900
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 271-278
Subject Democracy -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Democracy -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History -- 19th century.
New South Wales -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
New South Wales -- Politics and government -- 1788-1900
LC no. 2007367147
ISBN 9781862876170
1862876177
Other Titles Democratic movement in New South Wales before 1856