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The Resource The tyranny of distance : how distance shaped Australia's history, Geoffrey Blainey

The tyranny of distance : how distance shaped Australia's history, Geoffrey Blainey

Label
The tyranny of distance : how distance shaped Australia's history
Title
The tyranny of distance
Title remainder
how distance shaped Australia's history
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Blainey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Tyranny of Distance is the classic account of how Australia's geographical remoteness has been central to shaping our history and identity - and how it will continue to form our future. As well as being hailed as a work of enduring scholarship, The Tyranny of Distance brings our history to life. Geoffrey Blainey recounts the fascinating story of Australia's development, from Captain Cook's bold voyages and the hardships of the early settlers, through to the challenges we face in the world today. This revised and updated edition of The Tyranny of Distance examines how distance and isolation, while tamed, have always been and will remain vital to Australia's development, even in the twenty-first century 'global village
Cataloging source
NJB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blainey, Geoffrey
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Transportation
  • Human geography
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The tyranny of distance : how distance shaped Australia's history, Geoffrey Blainey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "21st century edition"--Title page
  • Includes index
  • First published: 1966
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 375-396
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. Search -- 2. Exile - 3. Isolation -- 4. Limpet ports -- 5. Whalemen -- 6. Land barrier -- 7. The art of abduction -- 8. Gold clippers -- 9. Black cloud -- 10. A magician's art -- 11. Railway boom -- 12. A hollow triumph -- 13. The horseless age -- 14. Antipodes adrift -- 15. The shrinking seas -- 16. Is distance dead?
Control code
000055224032
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
21st century edition.
Extent
xiii, 413 p.
Isbn
9780732911171
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)49686657
Label
The tyranny of distance : how distance shaped Australia's history, Geoffrey Blainey
Publication
Note
  • "21st century edition"--Title page
  • Includes index
  • First published: 1966
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 375-396
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. Search -- 2. Exile - 3. Isolation -- 4. Limpet ports -- 5. Whalemen -- 6. Land barrier -- 7. The art of abduction -- 8. Gold clippers -- 9. Black cloud -- 10. A magician's art -- 11. Railway boom -- 12. A hollow triumph -- 13. The horseless age -- 14. Antipodes adrift -- 15. The shrinking seas -- 16. Is distance dead?
Control code
000055224032
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
21st century edition.
Extent
xiii, 413 p.
Isbn
9780732911171
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)49686657

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