Progressive ideas and movements Defining Moments, 1750–1918
Investigation 4: Nationalism
4.2 1880 The Bulletin
Part of the process of the development of an Australian identity during the late nineteenth century was the establishment of the magazine, the Bulletin. National identity exists where there is a sense of belonging to a specific place and group of people, and is brought about by shared and common language, culture, history, attitudes, values, loyalties and aspirations.
How did the Bulletin reflect some aspects that people shared, and that were helping create this national identity?
Look back at the Key Questions. Which of these questions do you think you can now answer fully? Which need more research?