Secondhand. Good condition. Book has minor wear to book at spine top and tail. Previous owner has stamped inside page. Tear to preliminary blank page due to printing error causing blank page and half-title page to be stuck together. Otherwise book interior and binding are excellent. Dust jacket is in very good condition with little creasing.
Polemical essays on the development of national culture and identity in Australia; colonisation and the importation of culture; development of literature, art, written history and political forms.
Promotes the ideas of Australian cultural nationalism. Originally written in the 1930s.