Pictorial History Canberra

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Kingsclear Books Pty Ltd, 2000 - 139 pages
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A pictorial history of Canberra, and a timely resource for those interested in discovering the origins of our federal capital. This book covers the Aboriginal history, the establishment of early settlement in the district, the birth of the city and the growth and development of Australia's centre of national government.
 

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Kasutaja arvustus  - klerulo - LibraryThing

A most unfortunate publication, very obviously written by a non-resident and not checked by anyone familiar with Canberra. Consequently several of the captions on the pictures are laughably wrong. Pity really, because the actual historical pictures are worth having and disseminating. Read full review

Contents

Bad sickness among us
2
Window into the past
18
Grog on the sly
31
The genesis of genius
44
Much more than a whistle stop
60
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