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The Beerburrum Experiment: A History of Australia's First World War One Soldier Settlement

By: Johnson, Murray

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291072


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 165 pages Although South Australia was the first to legislate for soldier settlement, Queensland seized the initiative when it opened up a large area of land at Beerburrum, just north of Brisbane, to settle military veterans in July 1916. It was an experiment in rural development that was, however, to have unfortunate results, for in far too many cases returned servicemen, their wives and children were con... View more info

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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past. A Global Perspective

By: Johnson, Murray

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279144


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. 260 pages This book places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. The author discusses the pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity, and he engages with current controversies, including the extinction of megafauna, land management practices, and social development over many millennia. View more info