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Transport : An Australian History - Robert Lee

Transport : An Australian History

Hardcover Published: October 2010
ISBN: 9781742232133
Number Of Pages: 400

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From the saddle horse to the motorcar, the cheap tram to the paddle steamer, and the express train to the modern jet aircraft, this account chronicles the fascinating history of transportation in Australia. Demonstrating how European settlements and technologies impacted the means of travel. Aborigines previously journeyed by foot or in canoes made from eucalyptus trees. This lavishly illustrated record interweaves facts and anecdotes to portray the development of transport Down Under.

About The Author

Robert Lee is an associate professor at the University of Western Sydney. He is the author of Colonial Engineer: John Whitton (1819-1898) and the Building of Australia’s Railways and The Railways of Victoria 1854-2004.

ISBN: 9781742232133
ISBN-10: 1742232132
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: October 2010
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 21.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.32

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