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Author McMichael, Philip.

Title Settlers and the agrarian question : foundations of capitalism in colonial Australia / Philip McMichael
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984

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Description xvi, 304 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Map of Australia -- List of tables -- Preface -- 1. The social structure of British hegemony -- Part I. The Colonial Economy Enters the World Market (1788-1830): 2. The transition from penal to commercial colony -- 3. The world-economic origins of colonial wool growing -- Part II. The Squatting Phase of Pastoralism (1830s and 1840s): 4. Squatting and colonial politics -- 5. Merchants and growers -- 6. Pastoral enterprise in the colonial economy -- 7. The conservative character of pastoralism -- Part III. Confronting the Agrarian Question (1840-1900): 8. The 1840s crisis and social transition -- 9. Foundations of the agrarian question -- 10. State formation and transformation of the landed economy -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- References -- Index
Analysis Australia Land tenure, 1788-1901
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 279-299
Includes index
Subject Land settlement -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Land settlement -- Australia -- History.
Land tenure -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Land tenure -- Australia -- History.
Squatter settlement -- Australia -- History -- 19th century
Squatter settlements -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Squatters -- Australia -- History.
Australia -- History -- 1851-1901
LC no. 84001762
ISBN 0521265703
0521523168 (paperback)
Other Titles Foundations of capitalism in colonial Australia