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The Resource The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Geoffrey Blainey

The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Geoffrey Blainey

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The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia
Title
The story of Australia's people
Title remainder
the rise and fall of ancient Australia
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Blainey
Title variation
Rise and fall of ancient Australia
Title variation remainder
the rise and fall of ancient Australia
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first installment of a two-part work, this title covers Australia's early history, from the arrival of Indigenous Australians, to the arrival of Europeans, up to the early part of the 1800s
Member of
Summary
The first instalment of a two-part work, this title covers Australia's early history, from the arrival of Indigenous Australians, to the arrival of Europeans, up to the early part of the 1800s
Award
Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History, 2016.
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10446614
Cataloging source
ANL
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1930-
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Blainey, Geoffrey
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blainey, Geoffrey
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True
Series statement
The story of Australia's people
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social history
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Land settlement
  • Colonisation
  • Economic history
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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the rise and fall of ancient Australia
Label
The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Geoffrey Blainey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-423) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
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  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part one. The sway of sea and fire -- 1. Fire by the lake -- 2. The discoverers -- 3. Vanishing giants -- 4. A burning continent -- 5. Tasmania : outline of a puzzle -- 6. The rising of the seas -- 7. Death and birth -- 8. Duel and battle -- Part two. The triumph of the nomads -- 9. The day's hunt -- 10. Women of the plains and mountains -- 11. Medicines and drugs, liquids and cosmetics -- 12. To travel lightly -- 13. Trade routes and rituals -- 14. Rich or poor -- 15. Sails of doom -- Part three. To the grasslands -- 16. Strangers from Europe -- 17. A little squadron sails -- 18. Colonising with thieves -- 19. The quick march of the sheep -- 20. White ghosts ride by -- 21. War on the grasslands -- 22. The new three : west, south and New Zealand -- 23. Cities rise and chains break -- 24. Mysteries of an odd country
Control code
000053721224
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670078714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)898328680
Label
The story of Australia's people : the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Geoffrey Blainey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-423) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part one. The sway of sea and fire -- 1. Fire by the lake -- 2. The discoverers -- 3. Vanishing giants -- 4. A burning continent -- 5. Tasmania : outline of a puzzle -- 6. The rising of the seas -- 7. Death and birth -- 8. Duel and battle -- Part two. The triumph of the nomads -- 9. The day's hunt -- 10. Women of the plains and mountains -- 11. Medicines and drugs, liquids and cosmetics -- 12. To travel lightly -- 13. Trade routes and rituals -- 14. Rich or poor -- 15. Sails of doom -- Part three. To the grasslands -- 16. Strangers from Europe -- 17. A little squadron sails -- 18. Colonising with thieves -- 19. The quick march of the sheep -- 20. White ghosts ride by -- 21. War on the grasslands -- 22. The new three : west, south and New Zealand -- 23. Cities rise and chains break -- 24. Mysteries of an odd country
Control code
000053721224
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670078714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)898328680

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