Australia 1901 - 2001: A Narrative History by Andrew Tink

By Andrew Tink

Andrew Tink’s terrific booklet tells the tale of Australia within the 20th century, from Federation to the Sydney 2000 Olympics. A century marked by way of the trauma of battle and the melancholy of the melancholy, balanced through awesome achievements in recreation, technology and the humanities. a rustic underpinned by way of a political method that labored more often than not and the emergence of a almost always harmonious society. Australians before everything of the century might not often have imagined the prosperity loved by way of their different countrymen and girls 100 years later.
Tink’s tale is pushed by way of humans, whether or not they be major ministers, squaddies, shop-keepers, singers, footballers or farmers; a mixture of males or ladies, Australian-born, immigrants and Aborigines. He brings the many years to lifestyles, writing with empathy, humour and perception to create a story that's as wonderful because it is illuminating.

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