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Germans in Australia

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ISBN-10: 0521612438

ISBN-13: 9780521612432

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jurgen Tampke

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Germans came on the First Fleet, and by 1900 they were the fourth-largest European ethnic group on the continent, behind the English, Irish and Scots. Most settled on the land, and place names like Hahndorf, Hermannsburg and Fassifern speak eloquently of their presence. Others excelled as explorers, scientists, artists and entrepreneurs - and the names Leichhardt, von Mueller, Strehlow, von Gurard and Resch's Brewery feature prominently in Australian history and culture. Two world wars soured relations between Australia and Germany, halted immigration, and shadowed the lives of many German-Australians. But the wounds healed surprisingly quickly, and the postwar migrant ships brought a…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

List of illustrations
Why Do People Migrate?
The First Fifty Years
Scientists and Explorers
The Golden Age
The Shadow Years
Willkommen Again