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    DescriptionBlending together the writings of early Australian settlers, leaders, journalists, and explorers, in The Birth of Sydney editor Tim Flannery constructs a compelling narrative history of the early life of one of the world's most fascinating metropolises.From the majestic harbor city's infancy as a remote penal colony of the British Empire in 1788 to its emergence as a vital trading power in the nineteenth century, the book tells the stories of the people who made its history. In their own words and the words of their contemporaries, The Birth of Sydney brings to life the colorful personalities that built the city, from Bennelong, the Aborigine who befriended the early English settlers and eventually traveled to the court of King George III, to Nat Gould, an immigrant who turned his observations of life in colonial Australia into a series of best-selling books in his native England. It also includes observations by early visitors including Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, and Mark Twain.


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    Title
    The Birth of Sydney
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim F Flannery, Edited by Tim F Flannery
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 349
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 537 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780802136992
    ISBN 10: 0802136990
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJM
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 74
    DC21: 994.41
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    B&T Approval Code: A15703000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    DC22: 994.41, 994.4/1
    LC classification: DU178 .B54 2000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHM
    Edition statement
    AMERICAN.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (some colour)
    Publisher
    Avalon Travel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Avalon Travel Publishing
    Publication date
    01 July 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago