Jubilee History of Queensland 1889
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (690 pages)
Author: W. Morrison (Muir & Morcom)
Year: (1889) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The 'Jubilee History of Queensland' is a highly detailed book containing a range of information both about Australia as a whole and the Colony of Queensland. Beginning with details the discovery and the early explorations of Australia and describes the continent including an indepth description of the flora and fauna.
With a total of forty-four chapters, the book continues on covering topics such as the aborigines, growth of the colony, celebration, exploration of the interior, resources, religious work, and recreation. It also describes the first governors who came to Australia to handle its affairs. There is information about the colonial governments, and chapters on numerous Queensland districts.
With over 80 sketch images (mostly portraits, but also some scenes), this is a remarkable work preserving the history of Queensland and Australia up to the late 1880s.
Released for the first time on searchable CD-ROM this CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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