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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Politics and Spying: Representations of Pre- and Early Australia
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'International men (and occasionally women) of mystery permeate the dreaming about and discover of the country we now call Australia and its early development as a series of colonies of Britain. Indeed, since the European maritime explorations into the southern hemisphere in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries to the early twenty-first century, men and women in the shadows of history have spied in the service of a variety of masters and mistresses as they sought to find the fabled South Land in order to exploit what wealth or advantage it might yield ... a recognition of some of these secrets and mysteries and the political imbroglios from which they grew are important for twenty-first century Australians who see themselves being drawn into other imperial ambitions or terrorist plots.' (p.17)

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 22 no. 1 June 2008 Z1521663 2008 periodical issue 2008 pg. 17-22
    Note: Includes end notes.
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