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Description - Amazing Facts About Autralia's Early Explorers by Steve Parish

It seems incredible that Australia's early explorers, who stumbled across a huge continent filled with so many natural wonders, didn't at first realise what an important discovery they had made! However, I guess many of us, who first began to learn about Australia's past in history class, probably also don't realise just how fascinating Australian history is - both before and after European settlement. Australia's early explorers were an odd bunch. Some were incredibly brave; others were extremely foolhardy. Some formed friendships with Aborigines and respected their rights and traditions; others treated them awfully. They came from many different countries and backgrounds. Some gained fame and fortune; others lost their lives. Despite this, they all had one thing in common, one thing that I share with them - an unquenchable thirst for discovery. Discovering more about Australia has captivated me since I was a child. I hope that, like me, you will enjoy reading about how our continent was first revealed to the world, and about the people who explored the Great Southern Land.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741932959
Format: Paperback / softback
(290mm x 225mm x 6mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd
Publisher: Pascal Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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