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Turning points in Australian history

Martin Crotty

Turning points in Australian history

by Martin Crotty

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Published by UNSW Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-293) and index.

    Statementedited by Martin Crotty and David Andrew Roberts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU110 .T87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24924631M
    ISBN 109781921410567
    LC Control Number2011431701

    A Concise History of Australia Stuart Macintyre The fifth edition of A Concise History of Australia brings together the long narrative of Australia's First Nations' peoples; the arrival of Europeans and the era of colonies, convicts, gold and free settlers; the foundation of a.   This book takes an unusual, and interesting, approach to telling the story of the church by focusing on key turning points throughout the church’s history. Noll describes this approach as “one of the most interesting ways to grasp a general sense of Christian history” (2).

    Turning Points in Medieval History book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For an accurate picture of how the political, soc /5(6). On 27 May a remarkable event occurred. An overwhelming majority of electors voted in a national referendum to amend clauses of the Australian Constitution concerning Aboriginal people. Today it is commonly regarded as a turning point in the history of relations between Indigenous and white Australians. This was the historic moment when citizenship rights were .

      Nearly two months on since the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter has become one of the largest demonstrations in history, but it is still not clear whether a turning point has been reached. 'Gallipoli was a turning point in Australia's history' Assess the impact of the ANZAC experience on Australia and Australians since Essay by lx_, High School, 10th grade, A+, November download word file, 5 pages, /5(21).


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Turning Points in Australian History User Review - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing. Following on from their previous book, The Great Mistakes of Australian History, Crotty and Roberts once again assemble notable Australian historians and thinkers to dissect key events in our past Read full review.

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Seventeen of Australia's leading historians prompt us to see history differently, in a challenging and engaging way."--Provided by publisher.

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