Australian History for Dummies (Paperback)

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Created especially for the Australian customer

Exciting and informative history of the land down under

Australian History For Dummies is your tour guide through the important events of Australia's past, introducing you to the people and events that have shaped modern Australia. Be there as British colonists explore Australia's harsh terrain with varying degrees of success. In this informative guide you'll

  • Find out about Australia's infamous bushrangers
  • Learn how the discovery of gold caused a tidal wave of immigration from all over the world
  • Understand how Australia took two steps forward to become a nation in its own right in 1901, and two steps back when the government was dismissed by the Crown in 1975

Discover the fascinating details that made Australia the country it is today

About the Author

Alex McDermott has been researching, writing about and teaching Australian history for the past decade, including time spent teaching at La Trobe University in Victoria, writing essays, articles and a book, and acting as researcher and consultant for various popular historical documentaries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781742169996
ISBN-10: 1742169996
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: April 29th, 2011
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: For Dummies