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Published by W. Heinemann in Melbourne .
Written in English



  • Australia


  • Australia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by F.K. Crowley.
ContributionsCrowley, F. K.
LC ClassificationsDU110 .N38 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 639 p. :
Number of Pages639
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4726490M
ISBN 10084196100X
LC Control Number78014279

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