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Making it National

This text brings the debate on Australian nationalism into the 1990s. No longer is nationalism linked to a monolithic Anglo-Celtic tradition: this much has been learnt after a decade of multiculturalism. But as Australia moves slowly towards declaring itself a republic, what shape does its national identity take? Turner looks at the upheavals of the 1980s: the business boom and bust; "Spycatcher"; Maralinga; the Bicentenary; and Australia's relationship with USA, and uncovers the ways in which nationalism is being constructed today. Graeme Turner is the author of "National Fictions", co-author of "Myths of Oz" and co-editor of "Australian Television and Media in Australia".
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Acknowledgements 1 Introduction: making it national 2 Bond-ing: business, boast and the national character 3 A taste of the colonial birch: the British connection 4 Picnic at Ayers Rock: the Bicentenary 5 Looking to America: the Crocodile Dundee factor 6 Redefining the nation: from purity to hybridity 7 The media, the nation... and conclusion Notes References Index

About the Author

Graeme Turner is Professor of Cultural Studies in the Department of English at the University of Queensland. He is author and editor of numerous titles including National Fictions, Media in Australia, Australian Television and Myths of Oz.

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