6 edition of Australia, a lucky land found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Al Stark.|
|Series||Discovering our heritage|
|LC Classifications||DU96 .S73 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||87013424|
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Get this from a library. Australia: a lucky land. [Al Stark] -- Describes the people, culture, geography, history, and customs of "the land down under.".
Get this from a library. Australia, a lucky land. [Al Stark] -- Describes the people, culture, geography, history, and customs of "the land down under.".
First published inThe Lucky Country by Donald Horne reveals the typical character of the Australian people, their national spirit, their strengths, weaknesses and the possible direction for /5.
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Australia is a successful and prosperous country, but would Donald Horne still say it was a lucky one. It's 50 years since the publication of one of Australia's most iconic books. The Lucky Country. When it was first published in The Lucky Countrycaused a sensation.
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