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Australian Blue Book 1942

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Our Price: AU$24.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (520 pages)
Year: (1942) 2009
ISBN: 9781742226583

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Product Code: AU0102-1942

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Prepared in Australia, published in Australia and dedicated to Australian people and their needs ... 'The Australian Blue Book is the first publication of its kind in Australia in that it is an all-Australian reference book, designed to fill a definite gap in the educational and informational literature of the Commonwealth. Much time and thought has been given to its compilation, and it represents a sincere attempt to give this country a book of reference that should become a national institution'.

The book is divided into five parts—Australia General, Business Interests, Rural, Woman's Interest and Hobbies.

  • Australia General: covers outstanding dates in Australian history, the early war effort, a summary of the government and towns of the states and territories, aboriginal place names, and sporting (amateur and professional)
  • Business Interests: covers History of Australian Banking, Life Assurance, Trusteeship, Accountancy, Tax and the War, the Metal Trades Employers’ Association, Retail Traders’ Association, Business Associations, Government Departments, Air Transport, Postal, Australian Broadcasting System, Holiday and Tourist Resorts, Newspapers, Marine Insurance, and Origin of Fire Insurance
  • Rural: covers Australia’s Primary Industries, Importance of Agriculture, Sheep and Wool, Wheat Farming, Dairy Products, Pig Industry, Pig Statistics, Improving Poultry Flocks, Legumes, Pasture Management, Growing Eucalypts, Abortion Free Herds, Useful Information, Preserving and Drying Food, Producer Gas, Principles of Electricity, Measurements (of Hay Stacks and other), the Horse, Hints on Sheep Dipping, the Dog, Book-keeping for Farmers, History of the Royal Agricultural Society
  • Woman’s Interest: Culture of True Skin Beauty, Woman and Her Family, Home Selection, Home Maintenance, Washing Day, Household Linen, When Sickness Comes, Decay of Teeth, Blood Pressure, The Heart in Middle Age, The Kitchen, Cleanliness in the Larder, Balanced Meals, Principles of Good Cooking, Jam-Making, Preserving Vegetables, Selected Recipes, Australian Red Cross Society
  • Hobbies: Introduction to Leisure, Gardening, How a Camera Works, For Health and Happiness, How to Lay Out a Tennis Court, Fishing in Australian Waters, The Angler’s Virtues, Radio as an Hobby, and How Speakers Work
This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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