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The Resource A brief history of Australia, Barbara A. West ; with Frances T. Murphy

A brief history of Australia, Barbara A. West ; with Frances T. Murphy

Label
A brief history of Australia
Title
A brief history of Australia
Statement of responsibility
Barbara A. West ; with Frances T. Murphy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
AUSTRALASIAN & PACIFIC HISTORY. A comprehensive introduction to Australia--from the time of Aboriginal settlement through the modern day. Taking a largely Chronological approach, 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. Beginning with the peopling of the continent about 60,000 years ago, the volume examines the early history and culture of the Aboriginals. It continues with the first documented sighting of the landmass by a European in the 17th century, followed by a discussion of the colonial period in the 18th and 19th centuries. From the Federation of 1901 to the Liberal government of John Howard (1998 to 2007) and the Labor government of John Rudd (2007--present), this new book explores Australia's relationship to the British Crown, national security and education policy and more
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
West, Barbara A.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Murphy, Frances T.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West, Barbara A
  • Australia
Label
A brief history of Australia, Barbara A. West ; with Frances T. Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28570339
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 356 pages
Isbn
9780816082513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 28570339
  • (Sirsi) 28570339
Label
A brief history of Australia, Barbara A. West ; with Frances T. Murphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28570339
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 356 pages
Isbn
9780816082513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 28570339
  • (Sirsi) 28570339

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