A Private Empire

A Private Empire

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By (author) Stephen Foster

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  • Publisher: PIER 9
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 232mm x 30mm | 898g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Millers Point
  • ISBN 10: 1741965055
  • ISBN 13: 9781741965056
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations map
  • Sales rank: 598,076

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A 'fascinating, lively and often moving book' - John M. MacKenzie, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History

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Stephen Foster is a historian and museum specialist based in Canberra, where he has lived for the past thirty years. He has served as executive editor of a multi-volume history marking the bicentenary of European settlement in Australia, principal of a heritage consultancy, a general manager at the National Museum of Australia, and a professor at the Australian National University, where he developed graduate programs in museums and collections. For A Private Empire he has travelled often to Scotland, as well as pursuing the story to Guyana, India and remote parts of Australia.