A History of Victoria

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Cambridge University Press, 2006 M11 13 - 304 páginas
In this lively book, Geoffrey Blainey, Victoria's best known historian, traces the history of Victoria from the time the Aboriginals could walk across Bass Strait to the State's fall from grace and the collapse of the Cain government.

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A Turban of Feathers
3
Australia Felix
16
A Golden Anthill
39
The Silver Stick
59
One in Ten Thousand
78
My Lord the Workingman
96
Sunshine and Moonshine
110
Who Am I?
126
The Horse and Its Conquerors
159
Hope Depression Fire and War
171
The Rise and Fall of Albert the Great
191
The Jolting MerryGoRound
202
Melbourne and Sydney
222
The Big Smoke
247
The Alps and the Plains
262
Sources
276

PART TWO Whirlwind and Calm
139
When the Bubble Burst
141

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Página 279 - Dockyards (S. Childers, The Life and Correspondence of the right hon. Hugh CE Childers 1827-1896 (1901), 1, 221-2).

Acerca del autor (2006)

Geoffrey Blainey is Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne.

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