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    A Little History of Australia (Hardback) By (author) Mark Peel, Illustrated by Andrew Weldon

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    DescriptionThis history of Australia tells the whole story of the Great Southern Land, from its Aboriginal origins to 1997, including: discovery by European navigators who claimed the land as their own - even though it was already inhabited; the First Fleet, convict settlements, the gold rushes and turn-of-the-century questions about whether Australia could be a perfect society; the birth-pangs of a federated nation, and the experience of Australians in the world's wars; and continuing tension over links with Britain, massive post-war immigration, successes and problems of the 20th century, and the celebration of a distinctly Australian way of life.


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    Title
    A Little History of Australia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Peel, Illustrated by Andrew Weldon
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 88
    Width: 97 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780522847574
    ISBN 10: 0522847579
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBJM
    DC21: 994
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    Publisher
    Melbourne University Press
    Imprint name
    Melbourne University Press
    Publication date
    01 August 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Carlton