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Author Belich, James, 1956-

Title Replenishing the earth : the settler revolution and the rise of the Anglo-world, 1783-1939 / James Belich

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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 RWU Main Library  JV1011 .B58 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 573 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. I. The Anglo explosion -- 1. Settling societies -- 2. Shaping the Anglo-world -- 3. Exploding wests -- 4. The non Industrial Revolution and the rise of mass transfer -- 5. The settler transition -- 6. Colonizations -- pt. II. Testing wests -- 7. Boom and bust in the old west, 1815-60 -- 8. British wests to 1850 -- 9. Golden wests -- 10. The great midwest -- 11. Melbourne's empire -- 12. Boers, Britons, and the 'Black English' -- 13. Last best wests -- pt. III. Recolonization at large -- 14. Urban carnivores and the great divergence -- 15. The rise and fall of Greater Britain -- 16. The rise and rise of Greater America -- 17. Beyond the Anglo-world -- 18. Adopted dominions? -- Conclusion: Thinking in the rounds
Note A study of the anglophone "settler boom" in Northa America, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand between the early 19th and early 20th centuries, looking at what made it the most successful of all such settler revolutions
LC subject British -- Foreign countries -- History
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History
English-speaking countries -- Emigration and immigration -- History
ISBN 0199604541 (pbk.)
9780199604548 (pbk.)