Australia: A Biography of a Nation

December 12, 2019 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

If you read one book about the history of Australia…. I started reading this on the plane to Australia and finished it at my first port of call which was Canberra. It is a fascinating read and for me was absolutely brilliant in terms of understanding how the whole place ‘fits together’ in terms of history/politics/society. On my trip I went to the ACT, Queensland and Sydney and what I had read in this book made my visits to all of those places much more interesting than they otherwise would have been.Each of the chapters is quite a…

Anonymous says:

Eminently readable Not natural reader of history books, I was drawn to read this from cover to cover when I found myself visiting the great country on business in 2017. I had only visited Australia once before in my 54 years and that had been late in 2015. It struck me that I knew nothing of this vast place’s transformation from British colonial prison colony to powerful Western nation.The author’s style keeps you interested throughout, as he draws on other works and moulds the words into a naturally…

Anonymous says:

Top read! I bought this book as a first step in preparing a trip to Australia later this year. If I don’t read any other, this will have provided a more than adequate briefing.This is an extraordinary overview of the country in the 20th century and touches on – in some cases more than that – all the major issues that have helped to define modern Australia. It is very entertaining and reads almost like a novel; I was able to finish it in no time and now feel more able to be more at ease in…

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