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The wild west in Australia and America

Author: Jack Drake
Publisher: Rockhampton, Qld. : Central Queensland University Press, 2005-2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Australian Outback and the American Wild West were two of the last frontiers in the territorial conquests and expansions of the 19th century. In each chapter Drake takes a theme and compares true stories and real life characters - which Wild West was wilder and more colourful?
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Drake
ISBN: 1876780665 9781876780661 1876780673 9781876780678
OCLC Number: 61913724
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1 The wild west in Australia and America --
v. 2. The Outback vs. the Wild West.
Responsibility: Jack Drake.

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The Australian Outback and the American Wild West were two of the last frontiers in the territorial conquests and expansions of the 19th century. In each chapter Drake takes a theme and compares true stories and real life characters - which Wild West was wilder and more colourful?

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