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Black Kettle & Full Moon: Daily Life In A Vanished Australia

Geoffrey Blainey


PUBLISHED: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9780143002666
ANNOTATION:
A lively and fascinating journey into Australian daily life in the period from the first gold rushes to the World War One. Blainey paints a fascinating picture of how our forebears lived - in the outback, in towns and cities, at sea and on land.
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PUBLISHED: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9780143002666
ANNOTATION:
A lively and fascinating journey into Australian daily life in the period from the first gold rushes to the World War One. Blainey paints a fascinating picture of how our forebears lived - in the outback, in towns and cities, at sea and on land.

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A lively and fascinating journey into Australian daily life in the period from the first gold rushes to the World War One. Blainey paints a fascinating picture of how our forebears lived - in the outback, in towns and cities, at sea and on land.

Publisher Description

In this bestselling book master story-teller Geoffrey Blainey takes us on an absorbing guided tour of a vanished Australia. Covering the years from the first gold rush to World War I, Blainey paints a fascinating picture of how our forebears lived - in the outback, in towns and cities, at sea and on land.

Author Biography

Geoffrey Blainey is one of Australia's most significant and popular historians. He has written some 36 full-length books including The Tyranny of Distance, Triumph of the Nomads, Black Kettle and Full Moon, A Short History of the 20th Century, Sea of Dangers, A Short History of Christianity and the best-selling A Short History of the World. Professor Blainey held chairs in economic history and then in plain history at the University of Melbourne for 21 years. He was a delegate to the 1998 Constitutional Convention and also chaired various Commonwealth government bodies, including the Australia Council, the Literature Board, the Australia-China Council, and the National Council for the Centenary of Federation. He is one of the few Australians whose biography appears in Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Product Details

Author
Geoffrey Blainey
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2004
ISBN-10
014300266X
ISBN-13
9780143002666
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2004-09-01
Subtitle
Daily Life in a Vanished Australia
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
496