Lion & Kangaroo

Author: Gavin Souter
Homepage_9781925143393

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  • : $24.99(AUD)
  • : 9781925143393
  • : XOUM
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  • : February 2017
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : 24.99
  • : February 2017
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  • : Gavin Souter
  • : Paperback
  • : 217
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9781925143393

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Lion & Kangaroo is one of Australia's great works of history, a rich chronicle of the nation's coming-of-age. With intelligence, wisdom and wit, acclaimed historian Gavin Souter captures all the milestones of Australia's first decades, from the constitutional conventions of the nineteenth century to the turbulent years that followed World War I. Painting unforgettable portraits of scores of the most fascinating participants, he traces a national character in evolution. Profound and insightful, it is impossible to comprehend contemporary Australia without first reading Lion & Kangaroo.