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Earning a crust : an illustrated economic history of Australia

Author: Brian Carroll
Publisher: Terrey Hills, N.S.W. : Reed, 1977.
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Traces the growth of Australian economic life from the first European settlement, to the discovery of gold and the development of mercantilism, to the mineral boom ; examines pre-Federation relations between the states, cyclic depressions and booms, the influence of wars and the inflow of foreign capital ; Aboriginal practices of hunting and gathering considered in the initial chapter ; government policies of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Carroll
ISBN: 0589071963 9780589071967
OCLC Number: 3607219
Description: 170, [6] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Brian Carroll.

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Traces the growth of Australian economic life from the first European settlement, to the discovery of gold and the development of mercantilism, to the mineral boom ; examines pre-Federation relations between the states, cyclic depressions and booms, the influence of wars and the inflow of foreign capital ; Aboriginal practices of hunting and gathering considered in the initial chapter ; government policies of protectionism and assimilation also mentioned.

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