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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..

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..

Australia S Worst Disasters

Pub Date : 2010-11-01 | Author : Malcolm Brown | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780733626111
ISBN 13 : 0733626114

Graphic accounts of Australia’s worst disasters – historical as well as events of recent years. From the Ash Wednesday bushfires of 1983 to the implosion of the Royal Canberra ..

Australia S Greatest Disasters

Pub Date : 2010-04-01 | Author : John Miller | Publisher : Exisle Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781921497711
ISBN 13 : 1921497718

Disasters have always occurred in Australia, even before European settlement began in 1788. Such is the geography and climate of the 'Great South Land' that disasters such as bushf..

The Minefield

Pub Date : 2007-05-01 | Author : Greg Lockhart | Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 9781741761924
ISBN 13 : 1741761921

A history of the Australian minefield laid in the Phuc Tuy Province in 1967 that played havoc with Australia's military operations in Vietnam and constituted the greatest tactical ..

Natural Disasters And Adaptation To Climate Change

Pub Date : 2013-10-14 | Author : Sarah Boulter | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107511989
ISBN 13 : 1107511984

This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what ..

The Great Mistakes Of Australian History

Pub Date : 2006-10-01 | Author : Martin Crotty | Publisher : UNSW Press

ISBN 10 : 9781742240473
ISBN 13 : 174224047X

Blunders, stuff-ups and misjudgements are a part of any country's history. Dwelling on what might have been isn't always helpful, but recognising our mistakes and learning from the..