A Traveller's History of Australia (Interlink Traveller's Histories) (Paperback)

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A Traveller's History of Australia (Interlink Traveller's Histories) (Paperback)

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Essential reading for travelers who wish to enjoy the amazing diversity of Australia.

The ancient Aboriginal way of life is described; early European sightings; and the establishment of the British convict colony in 1788, which dragged the continent into the modern world. The dynamic story of Australia in the twentieth century, its role in two world wars, the post-war discoveries of huge mineral deposits, its courting of Asia in recent decades, the return of vast areas of land to the Aborigines, and its confident cultural vibrancy in wine, food, film, and art are also examined.
John H. Chambers was born in Queensland. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and most recently was a visiting professor at City University of New York. He is the author of nine books, including A Traveller’s History to New Zealand in this series.
Product Details ISBN: 9781623717339
ISBN-10: 1623717337
Publisher: Interlink Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Interlink Traveller's Histories
"Australia, whose chequered past merits more than 'convicts find gold then government,' is laid open deftly, and we are effortlessly brought from 53, 000 BC to the present day."