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Disasters That Changed Australia

Pub Date : 2009-10-01 | Author : Richard Evans | Publisher : Victory Books

ISBN 10 : 0522859461
ISBN 13 : 9780522859461

Australian history is full of disasters. Some are natural but many more are man-made, results of individual or collective stupidity, reckless decisions, or greed. In Disasters that..

Great Disasters In Australian History

Pub Date : 2013-11-01 | Author : Jonathan King | Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 9781743435748
ISBN 13 : 1743435746

A gripping account of the worst disasters to hit Australia since Federation From bushfires to cyclones; sinking ships; train and plane crashes; mine explosions and bridge collapses..

Natural Disasters That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Rodney Castleden | Publisher : Chartwell

ISBN 10 : IND:30000123149225
ISBN 13 :

Over 100 natural disasters are described in this book, including some first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses and survivors: their causes, their impact on people and landscape, their s..

Extracting The Science

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : J├╝rgen F. Brune | Publisher : SME

ISBN 10 : 9780873353229
ISBN 13 : 0873353226

These research papers also cover a spectrum of innovative technical solutions, including computer-controlled mining equipment, remote monitoring of air quality, and virtual reality..

Apocalypse In Australian Fiction And Film

Pub Date : 2014-01-10 | Author : Roslyn Weaver | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786484652
ISBN 13 : 0786484659

Australia has been a frequent choice of location for narratives about the end of the world in science fiction and speculative works, ranging from pre-colonial apocalyptic maps to k..

Speaking For Australia

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Charles Roderick Kemp | Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 1741154472
ISBN 13 : 9781741154474

Parliament lies at the heart of Australian life, from irrigation channels to immigration quotas, from wars to women's rights, the concerns of the nation are reflected in the speech..