Forming a Colonial Economy
By (author) Noel George Butlin
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Forming a Colonial Economy by Noel George Butlin
Book DescriptionThis broad-ranging 1995 book provides a comprehensive account of the development of Australia's colonial economy before the gold rushes. Noel Butlin's analysis of the developing economy includes background discussion of eighteenth-century British social, economic, and military history and a detailed demographic analysis of the Australian population over a period of sixty years. He goes on to explore the role of private investment in the economy and the way in which dependence on the British public purse was replaced by dependence on private British capital inflow. A key focus of the book is the extent to which the Australian economy was independent or externally driven, that is, the level of synergism between Australia and Britain. Within this framework, Noel Butlin discusses the central issues of human capital and funding and their impact on the formation of the Australian economy. Forming a Colonial Economy does for the period to the 1840s what Noel Butlin's previous landmark economic histories have done for Australia from the 1860s to the 1890s. It is an ambitious and imaginative book that marks the culmination of a life's work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521445818
(247mm x 174mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Examines the processes which allowed economic control of Australia to pass from Aboriginal to European hands within 60 years of settlement.
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