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The Australian people : an encyclopedia of the nation, its people and their origins / edited by James Jupp
Bib ID 2686975
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Edition [2nd ed.] 
Description Cambridge ; New York ; Oakleigh, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2001 
xx, 940 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 33 cm. 
ISBN 0521807891
Summary

This work documents the dramatic history of Australian settlement and describes the rich ethnic and cultural inheritance of the nation through the contributions of its people.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: List of figures, maps and tables
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Peopling of Australia: 1. The indigenous people
  • 2. The convict period
  • 3. Imperial settlement
  • 4. Immigration since the Second World War
  • Part II. Indigenous Australians: 5. Society and culture
  • 6. Politics and the law
  • 7. The indigenous and Australian society
 
Notes

Revision of the ed. published North Ryde, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1988.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 868-930) and index.

Subjects Minorities - Australia - History.  |  Immigrants - Australia - Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions.  |  Australia - Encyclopedias.  |  Australia - Emigration and immigration.
Other authors/contributors Jupp, James, 1932-

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