A Little History of Australia
Tells the story of this Great Southern Land - Australia, since its Aboriginal origins, including: discovery by European navigators who claimed the land as their own - even though it was already inhabited; the First Fleet, convict settlements, and the gold rushes; the celebration of a distinctly Australian way of life; and more.
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