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Sydney

The Story of a City

Sydney( )
Author: Moorhouse, Geoffrey
ISBN:978-0-15-100601-4
Publication Date:Jun 2000
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Sydney's harbor establishes it as one of the most attractive modern cities, but its beginnings suggest something different. In 1770, the British Parliament saw the area as a solution to England's overcrowded prisons. On arriving at the harbor, the first "convicts" found themselves in one of the hottest climates in the world, and were greeted by aboriginal natives whose curiosity was matched only by their desire for the newcomers to leave. Sydney is a place where gravestones have...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: History / Australia & New Zealand
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.8 Pounds



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