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Author Davidson, Alastair, 1939-

Title The invisible state : the formation of the Australian state 1788-1901 / Alastair Davidson
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991
1991

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 W'PONDS  320.49404 Dav/Ist  AVAILABLE
 MELB  320.49404 DAV-I  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 329 pages
Series Studies in Australian history
Studies in Australian history (Cambridge University Press)
Contents Prologue -- 1. Private vices become public benefits -- 2. The under-keepers -- 3. Dispossession -- 4. The house that Jack built -- 5. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? the sovereignty of the law -- 6. The Trojan horse -- 7. 'Suffer little children' -- 8. A state for a continent -- 9. ' the triumph of the people' -- Epilogue
Analysis History
Judiciary
Key item
Power (Politics)
Separation of powers
State and the individual
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 313-321
Includes index
Subject Constitutional history -- Australia.
Divided government -- Australia.
Judicial power -- Australia -- History.
Judicial power -- Australia.
Representative government and representation -- Australia -- History.
Separation of powers -- Australia -- History.
Separation of powers -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1788-1900
Australia -- Politics and government -- To 1788
Australia -- Politics and government -- To 1900.
Australia -- Politics and government.
LC no. 90047202
ISBN 0521366585
Other Titles The formation of the Australian state 1788-1901