Australia Since 1890, 2nd Edition

Lionel Dennis

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Australia Since 1890, 2nd Edition

By Lionel Dennis
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Australia Since 1890 is a comprehensive and stimulating text for senior students of Australian history. The book has been expanded to increase the discussion of major social developments in Australia during the period, particularly the postwar immigration program and the development of multiculturalism, as well as youth culture. The Korean and Vietnam wars also receive detailed attention.

  • Chronological framework of Australian history since 1890
  • Discussion of the Howard Government and key issues of the period
  • Increased focus on social issues
  • Excellent use of documents, newspaper extracts, cartoons and photographs
  • Wide range of enquiry-based exercises designed to develop process skills.
Target audience
Suitable for senior secondary students.
Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Australia 1890-1914
  • Australia in the First World War, 1914-18
  • Australia in the 1920s
  • The depression and the coming of war, 1929-39
  • Australia in the Second World War, and postwar reconstruction, 1939-49
  • The Menzies era, 1949-66
  • Australia since 1966