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Author West, Barbara A., 1967- author.

Title A brief history of Australia / Barbara A. West with Frances T. Murphy.

Publication Info. New York [New York] : Facts On File, 2010.
2010
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.

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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (24 entries) : 46 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents List of illustrations -- List of maps -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Diversity / land and people -- 2. Aboriginal history (60,000 BP-1605 C.E.) -- 3. European exploration and early settlement (1606-1850) -- 4. Gold rush and governments (1851-1890) -- 5. Federation and identity formation (1890-1919) -- 6. Realignment (1920-1946) -- 7. Populate or perish (1947-1974) -- 8. Constitutional crisis (1975-1983) -- 9. Contradiction and change (1983-1996) -- 10. The Howard years (1996-2007) -- 11. Reconciliation and republicanism? Australia since 2007 -- Appendixes: 1. Basic facts about Australia; 2. Chronology; 3. Australian Prime Ministers since 1901; 4. Aussie terms and phrases with translations into American English; 5. Bibliography; 6. Suggested reading.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary A Brief History of Australia looks at social, cultural, economic, and political trends in the country's long history, shedding light on its unique and complex identity.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Murphy, Frances T., author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0816078858 9780816078851 (DLC) 2009031925 x, 356 pages : illustrations, maps
ISBN 9781787852662 electronic version
9780816078851 acid-free paper

 
    
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