Perth : North Stirling Press | 1978. | Rev. [ed.] - Omnibus
These volumes begin with the earliest recorded history of the arrival of white men on Western Australian shores. There were the survivors from shipwrecks who came unwilling emigrants. Seamen, mutineers, pirates and settlers, all landed on the South Land’s inhospitable shores where spear-throwing natives fought the invader.
Here, in short-story form, is a comprehensive, highly interesting and readable history through to Federalism, covering the exploration and development of Western Australia - a third of the Continent.
Aprived by the W.A. Curriculum Branch of the Education Department for high-school students in their ninth year of study these volumes are also recommended as a general W.A. historical reference.
A highly interesting narritive for readers of all ages who wish to look deeply into W.A.’s captivating, tempestuous history.
Originally published in 1975, 1976 in 2 volumes.
On jacket: Anniversary edition.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
74, 72p. : ill. ; 25cm.x26cm.
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