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A-Z Of Australian Facts, Myths And Legends

$29.99
ISBN
9781741106312
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By Bruce Elder
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 288
Book Size 195 x 155 x 18
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 26 Nov 2007
Subject Classification History / Regional & national history / Australasian & Pacific history
THE A-Z OF AUSTRALIAN FACTS, MYTHS & LEGENDS covers more than 700 anecdotes, myths and traditions that are part of Australia's diverse culture and colourful history. Featuring well-known historical facts and legends, such as the landing of the First Fleet, the death of Ned Kelly, what the Dreamtime represents, and the founding of Australia's capital cities, to anecdotes about famous people and places, unforgettable events, and the amazing flora and fauna that roams this great southern land. The A-Z of Australian Facts, Myths & Legends is the ultimate reference about Australia's lively past and vibrant character.

Bruce Elder

Bruce Elder is a writer, commentator, and currently a full-time journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald specialising in travel and popular culture. His other areas of expertise include film, television and popular music. He has written extensively about Australia and has a passion for Australian history. He has been involved in writing over 60 books, including Blood on the Wattle which, in 2000, was nominated as one of the 10 most influential works of non-fiction published in Australia in the twentieth century.