Oxford companion to Australian history



Publisher: Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAustralian history
Statementedited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst, Stuart Macintyre, with the assistance of Helen Doyle, Kim Torney.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsDavison, Graeme, 1940-, Hirst, J. B., Macintyre, Stuart, 1947-
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LC ClassificationsDU110 .O93 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 716 p. :
Number of Pages716
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3990300M
ISBN 100195535979
LC Control Number2001326048
OCLC/WorldCa42309911

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