By Stuart Macintyre

ISBN-10: 1107562430

ISBN-13: 9781107562431

Australia is the final continent to be settled via Europeans, however it additionally sustains a humans and a tradition tens of millions years outdated. for far of the previous 225 years the newbies have sought to exchange the previous with the recent. This booklet tells how they imposed themselves at the land and describes how they introduced know-how, associations and concepts to make it their very own. The fourth variation contains the far-reaching results of an export and funding growth within the early years of the twenty-first century that lifted Australia to exceptional prosperity. The sale of minerals and effort enabled the economic system to resist the worldwide monetary problem of 2007–08 yet there has been no contract on how the wealth was once to be controlled and its merits disbursed. The ebook describes a continual look for options to weather swap, the unauthorised arrival of refugees, Indigenous drawback and generational change.

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