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Symbols of Australia, edited by Melissa Harper and Richard White

Label
Symbols of Australia
Title
Symbols of Australia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa Harper and Richard White
Title variation
Symbols of Australia
Title variation remainder
uncovering the stories behind the myths
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative yet entertaining and often surprising survey of 26 of Australias best-known symbols the official, the popular, the commercial, the modern, the obsolete, the loved, the feared. It uncovers what they have meant over the years with a lot of quirky background and unexpected detail along the wy
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
302.22230994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Tertiary/Undergraduate.
  • General
LC call number
JC347.A8
LC item number
S96 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harper, Melissa
  • White, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Signs and symbols
  • Emblems, National
  • National characteristics, Australian
  • Australia
Label
Symbols of Australia, edited by Melissa Harper and Richard White
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Uncovering the stories behind the myths"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents: Land of symbols -- Southern Cross -- Kangaroo -- Crown -- Map -- Cooee -- Postage stamps -- Gum tree -- Shark -- Boomerang -- Billy -- Miss Australia -- Flag -- Coat of arms -- Wattle -- Digger -- Australia House -- Vegemite -- Sydney Harbour Bridge -- Lifesaver -- Pavlova -- Holden -- Uluru -- Sydney Opera House -- Akubra -- Rainbow Serpent -- Baggy green
Control code
000043721983
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781921410505
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010362194
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., 1 col. map, ports. (some col.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)298862268
Label
Symbols of Australia, edited by Melissa Harper and Richard White
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Uncovering the stories behind the myths"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents: Land of symbols -- Southern Cross -- Kangaroo -- Crown -- Map -- Cooee -- Postage stamps -- Gum tree -- Shark -- Boomerang -- Billy -- Miss Australia -- Flag -- Coat of arms -- Wattle -- Digger -- Australia House -- Vegemite -- Sydney Harbour Bridge -- Lifesaver -- Pavlova -- Holden -- Uluru -- Sydney Opera House -- Akubra -- Rainbow Serpent -- Baggy green
Control code
000043721983
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781921410505
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010362194
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., 1 col. map, ports. (some col.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)298862268

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