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The Resource A concise history of Australia, translated by James Grieve : foreword by Geoffrey Blainey

A concise history of Australia, translated by James Grieve : foreword by Geoffrey Blainey

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A concise history of Australia
Title
A concise history of Australia
Statement of responsibility
translated by James Grieve : foreword by Geoffrey Blainey
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Subject
Summary
General account of Aboriginal culture and brief references to their place in Australian history
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Lacour-Gayet, Robert
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1930-
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  • Grieve, J
  • Blainey, Geoffrey
Series statement
Pelican books
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Australia
Label
A concise history of Australia, translated by James Grieve : foreword by Geoffrey Blainey
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Part One : From myths to reality : 'Terra Australis incognit' -- The first discoveries -- The voyage of the endeavour -- The Aborigines -- Part Two : Australia as a penal colony 1788-1821 : The first years -- Problems of growth -- Towards a new destiny -- Part Three : Australia as a colony 1821-1901 : The search for the continent -- The pastoral age -- New colonies and political transformations -- Australia in the mid-ninetheen century -- Gold -- A new Australia? -- Australia looks at the outside world -- Crisis and federation -- Part Four : Australia as a federation 1901-1945 : Australia at the turn of the century -- Experiments and expections -- The first world war -- Between the two wars -- The second world war -- Part Five : Australia as a soveregin power 1945-1973 : The curtain rises -- Australia today -- The moment of choice -- Summary chronology : Prime minister of Australia -- Works consulted
Control code
M0062016
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xii, 484 p.
Isbn
9780140219951
Stock number
4024b
System control number
0086698
Label
A concise history of Australia, translated by James Grieve : foreword by Geoffrey Blainey
Publication
Contents
Part One : From myths to reality : 'Terra Australis incognit' -- The first discoveries -- The voyage of the endeavour -- The Aborigines -- Part Two : Australia as a penal colony 1788-1821 : The first years -- Problems of growth -- Towards a new destiny -- Part Three : Australia as a colony 1821-1901 : The search for the continent -- The pastoral age -- New colonies and political transformations -- Australia in the mid-ninetheen century -- Gold -- A new Australia? -- Australia looks at the outside world -- Crisis and federation -- Part Four : Australia as a federation 1901-1945 : Australia at the turn of the century -- Experiments and expections -- The first world war -- Between the two wars -- The second world war -- Part Five : Australia as a soveregin power 1945-1973 : The curtain rises -- Australia today -- The moment of choice -- Summary chronology : Prime minister of Australia -- Works consulted
Control code
M0062016
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xii, 484 p.
Isbn
9780140219951
Stock number
4024b
System control number
0086698

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