Foreword; Introduction Helen Irving; Part I: 1. New South Wales Helen Irving; 2. Queensland Geoffrey Brennan and Duncan Waterson; 3. South Australia John Bannon; 4. Tasmania James Warden; 5. Victoria Marian Quartly; 6. Western Australia Brian de Garis; Part II. Short Alphabetical Entries.
A major contribution to the centenary of Federation, this comprehensive reference book explores Australia's national origins.
Review of the hardback: '... an enduring and extremely comprehensive general history of Federation in Australia.' Australian Book Review