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Looking at Darwin's past : material evidence of European settlement in tropical Australia

Carment, David

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“Looking at Darwin’s Past” explores the history of the most isolated of Australia’s cities yet also, for many Australians, the most exotic. … It is about the efforts of Europeans and their descendants to create and live in Australia’s only tropical capital as revealed in historical structures and sites. Despite its remoteness from other major population centres in Australia, what for Europeans was a harsh climate, natural disasters and the devastation of war, Darwin’s current cultural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 1996
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/46891

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