Australia: Beyond the Fatal Shore
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Australia: Beyond the Fatal Shore
The renowned Australian art critic Robert Hughes hosts this sweeping and detailed 6-part series which tracks the history of the homeland that he has a complex and emotional relationship with. Attempting to diminish the misconceptions that the rest of the world has about this extremely large, diverse, and relatively new country, Hughes combines his own Australian story with a much broader historical one. He tracks the nation's history from the prehistorical days of a purely Aboriginal existence to modern times, exploring the evolution of contemporary culture and "national… More
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