A Land Half Won
From the coming of the first fleets to the drought and depression which ushered in the new Commonwealth in 1901, Blainey traces the swift physical taming of Australia and the slow emotional discovery of Australia as homeland to northern Europeans.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - seabear - LibraryThing
A good history of the mid to late nineteenth century Australian economic boom, which came from agriculture (wool) and mining (gold). The tale of the bank runs in the 1890s was interesting. I liked it, despite its "pop history" feel. I'd like to know more. Read full review
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