A Concise History of Australia (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Stuart Macintyre

By Stuart Macintyre

Australia is the final continent to be settled through Europeans, however it additionally sustains a humans and a tradition tens of millions years previous. for far of the prior 225 years the beginners have sought to switch the previous with the recent. This ebook tells how they imposed themselves at the land and describes how they introduced expertise, associations and ideas to make it their very own. The fourth version comprises the far-reaching results of an export and funding increase within the early years of the twenty-first century that lifted Australia to extraordinary prosperity. The sale of minerals and effort enabled the financial system to resist the worldwide monetary quandary of 2007–08 yet there has been no contract on how the wealth used to be to be controlled and its merits allotted. The e-book describes a continual look for strategies to weather swap, the unauthorised arrival of refugees, Indigenous drawback and generational change.

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