The Oxford companion to Australian history

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - History - 716 pages
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This superb new companion provides a comprehensive account of the key events and personalities that have shaped Australian history. Approximately 1600 entries provide a wealth of information that will be invaluable to historians, students, and anyone interested in this country's fascinating history.

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About the author (1998)

Nicola Cortese was born in Montreal, Canada in 1961 to Italian– Irish parents. He began AFV modelling in the late-1990s and was instantly hooked. Nicola has previously written Modelling 7: Modelling the IS Heavy Tank. Sam Dwyer has been building plastic models for over 25 years, his first being a Matchbox 1/72-scale Lancaster Bomber he ‘ helped’ his father with at the tender age of 5. He currently specialises in armour modelling. For Osprey, he has previously written Modelling 18: Modelling the Marder SP Gun. Graeme Davidson is a serving officer in the Canadian Army and has been an active modeller for over 20 years: he is a regular contributor to the Missing-Lynx.com galleries. In the Osprey Modelling series, Graeme has previously written Modelling 14: Modelling the M113 Series.

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Stuart Macintyre is the Ernest Scott Professor of History and a laureate professor at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of several titles, including A Colonial Liberalism, A History for a Nation, and The Oxford History of Australia. Sean Scalmer is a sociology lecturer at Macquarie University. He is the author of Australian Unionism and Dissent Events.

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