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1787: The Lost Chapters of Australia's Beginnings


For over 200 years Australia’s official history has focused on English colonisation and ‘discovery’, with tales of British explorers and first generation white Australians navigating the vast and unfriendly land. But what of the millennia before the English claimed Australia as their own and wrote the history books. 1787 traces the journey of Australia before the infamous 1788 date, to explore just how ‘discovered’ the southern continent was by not only the Indigenous Australians who had lived and prospered for thousands of years, but also the sailors, traders, fishermen and many others who had visited our shores.
 
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ISBN:

9781743791608

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

History

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nick Brodie

Nick Brodie is a self-confessed history nerd and archaeologist based in Hobart. As well as academic papers, he’s written a history of St Mary’s Cathedral, and is an experienced public speaker having given lecturers at Cambridge, interviews on ABC radio and 7.30 Stateline. Nick Brodie’s book Kin was published in July 2015 and has received excellent reviews.