By Norman Abjorensen,James C. Docherty
This fourth variation ofHistorical Dictionary of Australia covers its background via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over 500 cross-referenced entries on very important personalities, politics, economic system, international relatives, faith, and tradition. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college students, researchers, and someone eager to understand extra approximately Australia.
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Historical Dictionary of Australia (Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East) by Norman Abjorensen,James C. Docherty