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The Resource Australia : what happened?, Ben Pobjie

Australia : what happened?, Ben Pobjie

Label
Australia : what happened?
Title
Australia
Title remainder
what happened?
Statement of responsibility
Ben Pobjie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When our politicians are too busy playing musical chairs to run the country, our cricketers are doing suspicious things with sandpaper, and a murderous starfish with twenty-one arms roams freely around the Great Barrier Reef it seems about time that we, as a nation, ask a tough question: how the heck did it come to this? In Australia What Happened? TV columnist, comedian and history buff Ben Pobjie turns an incredulous eye on the history of Australia to bust open the national mythology, reveal the truth about what it means to be an Australian and work out what happened to all our best-laid plans. What's the real story of the Aussie larrikin? How exactly did sheep ruin everything? What impact did the Gold Rush have on Australian culture? And what do you mean 'murderous starfish'? All these questions and more will be answered in this hilarious and historically accurate account of our wayward nation
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pobjie, Ben
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, Australian
  • Popular culture
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Australia : what happened?, Ben Pobjie
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What are we doing here, Australia? -- What happened to 'Australian'? -- What happened to the first Australians? -- What happened to the Land? -- What happened to White Australia? -- What happened to the Aussie? -- What happened to Mateship? -- What happened to Our Animals? -- What happened to Aussie Culture? -- What happened to the Water? -- What happened to the Reef? -- What happened to the Holes? -- What happened to the Rich? -- What happened to the Aussie Battler? -- What now, Australia?
Control code
000064306472
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781925712094
Lccn
be2018037828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1052523763
Label
Australia : what happened?, Ben Pobjie
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What are we doing here, Australia? -- What happened to 'Australian'? -- What happened to the first Australians? -- What happened to the Land? -- What happened to White Australia? -- What happened to the Aussie? -- What happened to Mateship? -- What happened to Our Animals? -- What happened to Aussie Culture? -- What happened to the Water? -- What happened to the Reef? -- What happened to the Holes? -- What happened to the Rich? -- What happened to the Aussie Battler? -- What now, Australia?
Control code
000064306472
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781925712094
Lccn
be2018037828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1052523763

Library Locations

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