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4 edition of Australia in the 1920s found in the catalog.

Australia in the 1920s

Matthew Williams

Australia in the 1920s

by Matthew Williams

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Published by Trocadero Pub. in association with Colporteur Press in Sydney, N.S.W., Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Australia -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Australia -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMatthew Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU116 .W54 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2982764M
      ISBN 100864270011
      LC Control Number84233819
      OCLC/WorldCa13820918

      Exact matches only. Hidden label. Search in title. s in Australia Timeline created by In History. Jan 5, Australian Country Party Australian Country Party founded and League of Nations comes into force with Australia as an original member. Canberra The government appoints the Federal Capital Advistory Committee (FCAC) to supervise Canberra's construction.

        Birders in Sydney in the s and ‘30s knew this well. In , Alec Chisholm devoted a whole book, Nature Fantasy in Australia, to birding in . Explore s Quotes (page 4) by authors including Stephen Hawking, Georgia O'Keeffe, and J. Paul Getty at BrainyQuote. "Up until the s, everyone thought the universe was essentially static and unchanging in time.".

      Historical books about The s. Allen, a journalist, wrote Only Yesterday in , so its perspective on life in the Roaring '20s is deeply colored by the descent . In November Australia's first major airline was formed, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service or QANTAS. Cars also started to take off in this decade. Not many people owned cars because they were too expensive. The "Austin 7" the smallest car available cost approximately $, just over an average years wage.


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