Once there was nothing. Then there was something . . . Take a trip into the pastfrom the explosive beginnings of our planet through the formation of the Australian landscape, the deeply entrenched history of our Indigenous people and past the white-sailed ships of the First Fleet to modern day Australia, in this fascinating journey through time. Beginning with the creation of our countrys land, climate and modern-day shape, Australian Story: an illustrated timeline presents the key moments in our countrys geographical, faunal and floral formation, its first indigenous inhabitations, and modern day settlement. Featuring succinct entries on historical moments over the past 47 billion years, Australian Story covers such topics as ecological change, social upheaval, politics, invention, the industrial age, war, immigration, celebration, culture and modern technologyand presents it in a way that is visual, fun and thoroughly entertaining.
Published: 1st March 2012
Publisher: National Library of Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0