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Colonial ambition : foundations of Australian democracy / Peter Cochrane.
Call No: A3/81/19
Author: Cochrane, Peter, 1950- ;
Publisher: Melbourne : Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 2006. 2006.
Subject: Australia - history, political ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: xv, 581 p. [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 24 cm.
Notes: 2007 winner, Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History. "Sesquicentenary 1856-2006 responsible government in New South Wales" "This publication has been supported by the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in New South Wales Committee." -- v. t.p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Public Note: Donated from the Estate of Jane Russell
Summary: Colonial ambition tells the story of the politicians and would be politicians of Sydney who were driven by a determination to push themselves and their new colony to a higher level.

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