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Frank Strahan

Frank Strahan (1930–2003) was an archivist for the University of Melbourne.

Frank Strahan reviews 'Colonial Casualties, Chinese in Early Victoria' by Kathryn Cronin

September 1983, no. 54 21 July 2022
The bias in settlement and exploitation of nineteenth-century Australia was essentially English. These Antipodes were classed as a wide white land, for the Anglo-Saxon. A Scot or a Welshman could have a place. They were Celts, and classed as ‘British’, close to the centre of England’s Empire, the greatest ever seen. In Chapter Four of her book, Kathryn Cronin writes of nineteenth-century de ... (read more)