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Centenary History of South Australia

Centenary History of South Australia

Centenary History of South Australia

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Published in 1936, the 'Centenary History of South Australia' celebrates the achievements of the founders, explorers, navigators and early settlers.
 

Published in 1936, the 'Centenary History of South Australia' celebrates the achievements of the founders, explorers, navigators and early settlers.

.... [it] pay[s] a tribute to the spirit in which the early settlers faced their difficulties. They left their homeland a hundred years ago, imbued with the spirit of adventure, and determined to be successful in their efforts to found a new colony under the Southern Cross.

In twenty-five chapters it covers:

  • Geographical background to the colony
  • Natives of South Australia
  • Explorers by land and sea
  • Prospectus and flotation
  • Pioneering difficulties
  • From youth to maturity
  • Expansion
  • Some aspects of self-government
  • Character of the population
  • Agricultural and pastoral progress
  • Vines, fruit and forest
  • Mining
  • Manufacturers and commerce
  • Transport
  • Water supply
  • City of Adelaide
  • Legal and Constitutional progress
  • State finance in recent years
  • Social experiments
  • Religion
  • Education
  • Growth of scientific knowledge
  • Literature, art and music
  • Sports and pastimes
  • Retrospect and prospect

This ebook is a the same as the CD version from Archive Digital Books Australasia which is available from Gould Genealogy & other retailers. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole original volume, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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Publisher Archive Digital Books Australia
Author No
Date (1936) 2010
Pages 494

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