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The history of Australia

Author: F G Clarke
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the political and economic aspects of each period as well as the social and cultural milieu, and includes a timeline, brief biographical notes on key players, and a bibliographic essay.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F G Clarke
ISBN: 0313314985 9780313314988
OCLC Number: 48221461
Description: xvi, 236 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword / Frank W. Thackeray, John E. Findling --
Timeline of Historical Events --
The Nuts and Bolts of Modern Australia --
Aboriginal Australia (c. 65,000 B.C.E.-C.E. Eighteenth Century) --
European Arrivals and Colonization (Seventeenth Century-1830) --
Riding on the Sheep's Back (1831-1855) --
Gold and the Long Boom (1856-1890) --
The Bubble Bursts and the Road to Federation (1891-1900) --
Advance Australia Fair (1901-1919) --
A Land Fit for Heroes and the Great Bust (1920-1939) --
War, Reconstruction, and the Cold War (1940-1966) --
Vietnam, People Power, and the Conservative Resurgence (1967-1983) --
Deconstruction and Multiculturalism (1984-1996) --
Mutual Obligation and the Conservative Revival (1997-2001) --
Advance Australia Where? (2001 and Beyond) --
Notable People in the History of Australia.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Frank G. Clarke.
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