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Earning a crust : an illustrated economic history of Australia / [by] Brian Carroll
Bib ID 2392741
Format BookBook
Author
Carroll, Brian, 1930-
 
Description Terrey Hills, N.S.W. : Reed, 1977 
176 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 0589071963
Summary

Traces the growth of Australian economic life from the first European settlement, to the discovery of gold and the development of mercantilism, to the mineral boom ; examines pre-Federation relations between the states, cyclic depressions and booms, the influence of wars and the inflow of foreign capital ; Aboriginal practices of hunting and gathering considered in the initial chapter ; government policies of protectionism and assimilation also mentioned.

Notes

Index.

Bibliography: p.172.

Subjects Australia. Economic conditions, to 1976  |  Labor -- Australia -- History.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture.  |  Economics - Economic development.  |  History - Economic.  |  Mining industry.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations - Trade unions.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions.  |  Australia -- History.  |  Australia.

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