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A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume I The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s)
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australian and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume I, The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) follows the arrest of Solomon Bockerah and his transportation to Sydney on the notorious Second Fleet and the spectacular rise and fall of the emancipist Sydney merchant, John Laurie.
Peggy’s Cove: The Amazing History of a Coastal Village
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Here is the complete history of the famous cove and the unique village that hosts thousands of visitors each year. The story begins with the formation of the rocks along these shores and the impact of the glaciers. The Mi'kmaq were the first to live here in the summers, harvesting the riches of the sea.
The Whens of Wittenoom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Chronology of the mining and use of blue asbestos from ancient to modern times with emphasis on the events at Wittenoom, Western Australia. This mining has resulted in WA having the highest rate of mesotelioma in the world. Includes comprehensive Bibliography.