The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia's History

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1982 - Australia - 366 pages
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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

(Notes from my reading in 2001) Excellent history of Australia, especially economic history. (further notes, 2013) I particularly liked the descriptions of winds and seaborne navigation to Australia. Read full review

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User Review  - robeik - LibraryThing

This book takes and curious and fascinating approach to the history of Australia. It presents and argues a thesis that distance was the most important element in the forming of the Antipodes ... Read full review


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