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The Quiet Invasion: A History of Early Sydney

By: Ailwood, Tim

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300086


MINT - a NEW copy. 383 pages Quiet Invasion is the true history of Sydney's first four years. A story of first contact, disease and famine, misunderstandings and bloody mindedness, tragedy and resilience. This history explodes the myths about the first years of the convict settlement on the shores of Sydney Cove and should change the way you feel about Australian history. Week by week, month by month, a detailed story of invader and invaded unfolds as the town of Sydney ... View more info

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The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797

By: Lim, Jonathan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293490


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 68 pages Making use of little-known sources and knowledge of the geography and settlement of the area, this book deals in depth with the battle and the dramatic events leading up to it, covering: the remarkable story of convict settlement in the frontier world of the Northern Boundary, today the Sydney suburbs of Carlingford, Oatlands and North Parramatta; the desperate guerrilla campaign waged by Pemulwuy; the doub... View more info