The Rebel Chorus: Dissenting Voices in Australian History

The Rebel Chorus Dissenting Voices in Australian History The Australian character has been wrought by sedition Britain sent to Australia s shores boatloads of transportees in chains the rebels the democrats Chartists thinkers and political activists who

  • Title: The Rebel Chorus: Dissenting Voices in Australian History
  • Author: Geoff Hocking
  • ISBN: 9781741784756
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Australian character has been wrought by sedition Britain sent to Australia s shores boatloads of transportees, in chains the rebels, the democrats, Chartists, thinkers and political activists who were soon at large, free to pursue their destiny under the azure skies of the Southern Cross.The Rebel Chorus celebrates all those who fought for Australian democracy againThe Australian character has been wrought by sedition Britain sent to Australia s shores boatloads of transportees, in chains the rebels, the democrats, Chartists, thinkers and political activists who were soon at large, free to pursue their destiny under the azure skies of the Southern Cross.The Rebel Chorus celebrates all those who fought for Australian democracy against the denial of the jealous Britain The rebel chorus is that blood red thread that binds all Australians together the Scottish exiles, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, Smith O Brien and the transported Young Irelanders Charles Gavan Duffy, Peter Lalor and the Eureka uprising the colonial poets Harpur, Deniehy, Billy Lane, Lawson, Gil and The Breaker Morant the patriots John Simpson Kirkpatrick, Will Dyson and Norman Lindsay the socialist Frank Hardy, the clergyman Daniel Mannix and the capitalist John Wren the songwriters Johnny O Keefe and Slim Dusty and the rock bands Cold Chisel, Yothu Yindi and Midnight Oil All have questioned authority and often than not found it wanting.

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