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Australian History

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Aboard Endeavour Cook's Voyage 1768 - 1771 [Used Book], Bruce Stannard
1 Bruce Stannard Aboard Endeavour Cook's Voyage 1768 - 1771 [Used Book]
Used 186388131X / 9781863881319 Paperback Scholastic 
Used Book light edge wear

Synopsis
The Endeavour story lies at the heart of Australia's origins as a nation. It is a story of great courage, high adventure, tenacity, and daring. It is a story which should inspire all Australia's, young and old alike. We ship aboard with the young midshipman, Isaac Smith, and through his eyes sail with Captain Cook on his first great voyage of circumnavigation and Pacific exploration. 
Price: 8.99 AUD

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Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback Used Book], Jennifer Isaacs
2 Jennifer Isaacs Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback Used Book]
Used 1741108101 / 9781741108101 Paperback New Holland 
Used Book reading and edge wear - more so to the corners

Synopsis
Pioneer Women of the bush and Outback explores the history and influence of ordinary women of the Australian bush and country towns. Through family photographs, records and museum archives, Pioneer Women provides a unique portrait of how women set up and ran their remote bush homes and the work they did outside the home; shearing, droving, managing properties, teaching and governessing.
This book is a fascinating insight into the daily lives of women from a variety of backgrounds - including Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander women, English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh settlers, Chinese, Indian and German women. A wealth of photographs and memorabilia give a perspective on how the women of Australia have used their drive, stamina and resourcefulness to influence the history of the bush and outback. 
Price: 24.99 AUD

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The Legend of Moondyne Joe [Used Book], Mark Greenwood
3 Mark Greenwood The Legend of Moondyne Joe [Used Book]
Used 1920694323 / 9781920694326 Paperback Cygnet Books 
Used Book light cover creasing and reading wear

Synopsis
Moondyne Joe was not known for gunfights or robbing banks. It was the convict bushranger's amaing ability to escape every time he was placed behind bars that won him fame adn the affection of the early settlers.
Wearing a kangaroo-skin cape and a possum-skin slippers, he roamed the wooded valleys and winding creeks at Moondyne Hills. But when he was blamed for the mysterious disappearance of a prize stallion, the colonial establishment was soon to find out that there wasn't a goal that could hold Joe.
This is the story of the greatest escape artist of Australia's convict era - the legend of Moondyne Joe. 
Price: 5.99 AUD

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The Pipeline C Y O'Connor Built  [Used Book] HC DJ, Joy Lefroy and Dianna Frylinck
4 Joy Lefroy and Dianna Frylinck The Pipeline C Y O'Connor Built [Used Book] HC DJ
Used 1920731601 / 9781920731601 Hardcover Sandcastle 
Used Book light reading wear

Synopsis
A lively celebration of the legendary C Y O'Connor's gigantic endeavor to build the pipeline from Mundaring Weir near Perth to the Kalgoorlie gold fields.

Information is presented in small sections with accompanying pictorial references.
Suitable for middle and upper primary students 
Price: 6.99 AUD

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