Jubilee History of Tasmania
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (964 pages)
Author: T. Leavitt
Year: (c1887) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Thaddeus Leavitt was a noted author worldwide, having produced books in not only Australia, but also Canada.
This two volume set on the "Jubilee History is Tasmania" is one of his noted works. Fully titled "The Jubilee History of Tasmania: Illustrated wes and "Australian Representative Men". This work does indeed cover both Tasmania and Victoria, as well as incorporating the author's earlier volume the "Australian Representative Men".
Produced in 1887 as a Jubilee souvenir, these volumes which total almost 1000 pages, contain not only historical information on these regions, but also photographs, sketches, and hundreds of biographies.
Covering hundreds of topics, a few of which are: Aborigines, Businesses, Churches, Council, Dutch East India Company, Education, Exploration, Famine, Institutions, Land Grants, Newspaper, Hospitals, Schools, Supreme Court, and Wool, this book is an ideal social history reference work.
Fully-searchable on CD-ROM for the first time, this is a perfect addition to any Australian historian's collection.
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