The Making of a Nation
Here is a quintessential portrait of Australia's vibrant history, geography, ecology, economy and politics. Featuring a lively account of the social and natural forces that have shaped Australia, this beautiful book gives a candid and unswerving history of the country - its triumphs and disasters.
From the arrival of the first Aboriginal people and European settlement to the evolution of the states and territories and Australian society as it is today, this book reflects on the vast landscape, diverse cultures and unique flora and fauna that represent this remarkable continent.
Lavishly illustrated with over 200 superb full-colour and black-and-white period and contemporary photographs, artworks and regional maps, 'Presenting Australia' is a visual and informative profile of Australia.