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Disasters that changed Australia

Evans, Richard2009
Books, Manuscripts
From natural phenomenon to key moments in our military history such as Flanders in 1917, and the fall of Singapore. Guide to understanding the people, the ideas and the events that defined the course of Australias history.
Main title:
Imprint:
Carlton Victory Books 2009
Collation:
198 p. illustrations
Contents:
Divine wind: cyclone Tracy, 1974 - Just slaughter: Flanders, 1917 - Destroying the promised land: the great resource crash, c. 40 000 BC - The Tasmanian genocide: 1804-1838 - Feral nation: rabbits, 1859 to the present - Black Friday, 1939 and beyond - The depression: 1930-1939 - The great white elephant: the Snowy Mountains Scheme, 1949-1974 - Fools gold: Montreal Olympic Games, 1976 - The great drought: 2002 to the present
ISBN:
9780522856491 (pbk)
Dewey class:
904 DIS
Local class:
904
Language:
English
BRN:
4549
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