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The History Of Australia

The History Of Australia

by Frank G. Clarke, F. G. Clarke


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313314988
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Series: The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

FRANK G. CLARKE is Professor of History at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and the author of six books and many articles and book reviews in the area of Australian History. He is also a regular broadcaster on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) national radio programs.

Table of Contents



The Nuts and Bolts of Modern Australia

Aboriginal Australia c.65,000 BCE—18th Century CE

European Arrivals and Colonization 17th Century—1830

Riding on the Sheep's Back 1831—1855

Gold and the Long Boom 1856—1890

The Bubble Bursts and the Road to Federation 1891—1900

Advance Australia Fair 1901—1919

A Land fit for Heroes and the Great Bust 1920—1939

War, Reconstruction, and the Cold War 1940—1966

Vietnam, People Power, and the Conservative Resurgence 1967—1983

Deconstruction and Multiculturalism 1984—1996

Mutual Obligation and the Conservative Revival 1997—2001

Advance Australia Where? 2001 +

Bibliographical Essay

Notable Australians


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