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A shorter history of Australia, Geoffrey Blainey

Label
A shorter history of Australia
Title
A shorter history of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Blainey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A broad, and concise vision of Australia and Australians. For this edition Blainey has rewritten or expanded on various episodes and themes, making changes to almost every page. A final chapter summarises key factors that shaped, and still shape, this country's history
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blainey, Geoffrey
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
Label
A shorter history of Australia, Geoffrey Blainey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-313) and index
Contents
Part one: The rise and fall of black Australia -- When sea was land -- The coming clash -- A poor paradise -- Arabs of the grasslands --The fading of the yellow flannel -- Part two: The land I love -- The first gold rushes -- The age of the marvellous -- Eyes -- The rise of the sporting hero -- Riding the disaster -- The flush of violet -- Part three: From Gallipoli to Uluru -- The war to end war -- What an 'unlimited future' -- A tidal wave from Japan -- A car and a mountain -- Black and green resurrection -- A nation on walkabout -- Symbols in the wind: the Queen and Mr Mabo -- The vast open spaces -- Sails and anchors -- A short chronicle of Australian history
Control code
000044135975
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Completely rev. & updated ed.
Extent
ix, 324 p.
Isbn
9781741667714
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
1 map
Label
A shorter history of Australia, Geoffrey Blainey
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-313) and index
Contents
Part one: The rise and fall of black Australia -- When sea was land -- The coming clash -- A poor paradise -- Arabs of the grasslands --The fading of the yellow flannel -- Part two: The land I love -- The first gold rushes -- The age of the marvellous -- Eyes -- The rise of the sporting hero -- Riding the disaster -- The flush of violet -- Part three: From Gallipoli to Uluru -- The war to end war -- What an 'unlimited future' -- A tidal wave from Japan -- A car and a mountain -- Black and green resurrection -- A nation on walkabout -- Symbols in the wind: the Queen and Mr Mabo -- The vast open spaces -- Sails and anchors -- A short chronicle of Australian history
Control code
000044135975
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Completely rev. & updated ed.
Extent
ix, 324 p.
Isbn
9781741667714
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
1 map

Library Locations

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