Australian History for Dummies, by McDermott, Alex
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- ISBN: 9781742169996 | 1742169996
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/16/2011
Exciting and informative history of the land down under Australian History For Dummies is your tour guide through the important events of Australias past, introducing you to the people and events that have shaped modern Australia. Be there as British colonists explore Australias harsh terrain with varying degrees of success. In this informative guide youll Find out about Australias infamous bushrangers Learn how the discovery of gold caused a tidal wave of immigration from all over the world Understand how Australia took two steps forward to become a nation in its own right in 1901, and two steps back when the government was dismissed by the Crown in 1975 Discover the fascinating details that made Australia the country it is today!