'Settler economies'—Australia is one—had their golden age during the century between the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815 and the beginning of the First World War in 1914. Thereafter, they have had to adapt to less propitious circumstances; notably, the Depression of the 1930s, the decline of British financial power, and Britain’s turn to Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War …
Frank Bongiorno reviews Settler Economies in World History, which gives a significant and broad comparative historical look into the experiences of settler colonisation. Read his article (216) in the Australian Review of Public Affairs.
Book title: Settler Economies in World History
Date Published: 2013
Authors: Christopher Lloyd, Jacob Metzer and Richard Sutch (eds)
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