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2 edition of romance of the Australian land industries. found in the catalog.

romance of the Australian land industries.

Robert D. Watt

romance of the Australian land industries.

by Robert D. Watt

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land settlement -- Australia,
  • Agriculture -- Australia -- History,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Australia

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1035 W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20627221M

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OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages, [17] pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Contents: Part I: --An unpromising start --The first settlers --Macarthur and the wool industry --Exploration and pastoral expansion --New colonies arise --The era of squatting --Progress gains momentum --A disastrous invasion and epoch-making discovery --The role of the stud.

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