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Australia: A Very Short Introduction

Australia: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

By Morgan, Kenneth

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In this Very Short Introduction Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia. He examines the main features of its history, geography, and culture since the beginning of the white settlement in New South Wales in 1788. Drawing attention to ...the distinctive features of Australian life he places contemporary developments in a historical perspective, highlighting the importance of Australia's indigenous culture and making connections between Australia and the wider word. Balancing the successful growth of Australian institutions and democratic traditions, he considers the struggles that occurred in the making of modern Australia.
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ISBN 9780199589937
Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
Format Paperback
Series Very Short Introductions
Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780199589937
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 15 Jun 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Morgan, Kenneth
Series Very Short Introductions
Category World History
Australasian & Pacific History
History of Other Lands
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 168
Dimensions Width: 113mm
Height: 174mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 994
Weight 130g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Australia - History, Australia - Civilization
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade