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Victory on Gallipoli and other what-ifs of Australian history

Author: Peter StanleyJanette M BomfordGuy HansenCarolyn HolbrookMichael McKernanAll authors
Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. : NLA Publishing, 2017. © 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The past is irreversible, but imagination is unlimited. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-ifs of Australian History, prominent historians contemplate how Australia today could have been a very different place but for a decision made or not made, an opportunity taken or not taken. These are the nation's sliding door moments, our alternative history.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Stanley; Janette M Bomford; Guy Hansen; Carolyn Holbrook; Michael McKernan; Ross McMullin; Hamish Maxwell-Stewart; John Maynard; Michael Molkentin; Roslyn Russell; Craig Wilcox; Clare Alice Wright
ISBN: 9780642279217 0642279217
OCLC Number: 1002109595
Notes: Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander communities should be aware that this book contains images and names of people who are now deceased.
Description: ix, 214 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Stanley ; with essays by Janette Bomford, Guy Hansen, Carolyn Holbrook, Walter Kudrycz, Michael McKernan, Ross McMullin, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, John Maynard, Michael Molkentin, Roslyn Russell, Peter Stanley, Craig Wilcox,and Clare Wright.

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The past is irreversible, but imagination is unlimited. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-ifs of Australian History, prominent historians contemplate how Australia today could have been a very different place but for a decision made or not made, an opportunity taken or not taken. These are the nation's sliding door moments, our alternative history.

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