AussieData: From Prehistory to the Present
This lively reference volume is divided into twenty-two chapters dealing with different themes in Australian life. Chapter headings include Beginnings; Indigenous Australians; Modern Indigenous Issues; Explorers; Early European Settlement; Land and Climate; Farming, Fishing, and Forestry; Mining and Metals; Transport; Communication and Media; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Economy and Trade; Changing Social and Legal Patterns; Science, Medicine and Health; Sports; The Arts and Popular Culture; Government and Politics; Australia and the World; Emblems and Icons; Animals; and Plants. Each chapter includes a timeline for useful chronology, along with a brief overview followed by alphabetically listed entries. AussieData will be a great source of information for a wide variety of people -- scholars, students, browsers, and tourists -- seeking to learn more about Australia's past, present and future.
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MODERN INDIGENOUS ISSUES
EARLY EUROPEAN SETTLEMENT
LAND AND CLIMATE
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