Short History of the Northern Territory 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Alan Powell
Normal Price: $29.99
Your Price: $26.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.35 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Far Country by Alan Powell
Book DescriptionThis is a full and revealing account of the perilous and adventurous course of the Northern Territory; a comprehensive account of its history which debunks the myths and makes human both the high and low points. During the second half of this century writers, journalists and the tourist trade have promoted the image of the Territory as Australia's last frontier. To many Australians who live south of the Tropic of Capricorn the far north is still outside the real Australia. Until recently it was an area largely neglected by Australian historians who concentrated their work on the south-east corner of the continent. Alan Powell's work was one of the first to help redress that balance. The Northern Territory is a wondrous place of bizarre natural history and eccentric personalities; of great unrest and great triumph. Far Country presents the place and its story with skill and simplicity.
Buy Far Country book by Alan Powell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780522846898
(232mm x 154mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 4-Feb-1992
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Alan Powell
Northern Voyagers, Paperback (March 2011)» View all books by Alan Powell
The maritime history of Australia's monsoon coast, stretching from Broome to Thursday Island, has a known story that is far older, more complex and more redolent of men against the sea than any other coast of the continent.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Far Country book by Alan Powell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.