Those Were the Days: Australia in the Sixties (Large Print 16pt)

Those Were the Days: Australia in the Sixties (Large Print 16pt)

by Elizabeth Morrison, Ron
     
 

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In photographs and words, this beautifully presented book rekindles memories while providing glimpses of the 1960s in Australia: the Vietnam War and the conscription lottery; the Swinging Sixties, with its mini-skirts and changing fashions, the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Australian group, The Seekers; the loss of a Prime Minister by drowning; the excitement…  See more details below

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In photographs and words, this beautifully presented book rekindles memories while providing glimpses of the 1960s in Australia: the Vietnam War and the conscription lottery; the Swinging Sixties, with its mini-skirts and changing fashions, the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Australian group, The Seekers; the loss of a Prime Minister by drowning; the excitement of Kings Cross; the building of the iconic Opera House; the advent of decimal currency; Aboriginal recognition and the changing social patterns, including the arrival of immigrants from the UK and Europe; overseas working holidays for Australians; censorship; sporting successes and the new frontiers in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland, with the mineral boom and new towns appearing in the desert.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459670914
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant, LLC
Publication date:
11/01/2013
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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