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Traveller's History of Australia

ISBN-10: 1566564247
ISBN-13: 9781566564243
Edition: 2nd 2017
Authors: John H. Chambers
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Two Beginnings
The Physical Environment
Aboriginal Australia
Europeans Arrive
The Convict System and the Growth of the First Two Colonies
New Britannias: Cities and Colonies all around the Coast
Explorers and Squatters: the Demise of Black Australia
Economic Development: 1850-1900
Democracy and Nationalism: 1820-1900
The Early Federation, the Great War, the 1920s and '30s
World War II and Post-war Changes to 1972
Politics, the Economy, and Culture since 1972
Adaptation of the Red Kangaroo to the Environment
Why Boomerangs Return
Governors-General, Governors, and Premiers
Prime Ministers
Chronology of Major Events
Further Reading
Historical Gazetteer
Index
Maps
Physical map of Australia
Sahul and important archaeological sites
Voyage of the First Fleet, 1787-88
The evolution of colonial and state boundaries showing capital cities
Long-distance exploration
The route of the overland telegraph line
The main mining districts: historical and contemporary
Modern map of Australia
Major Aboriginal lands

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