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History of Australasia, from the earliest times to the present day

Arthur W. Jose

History of Australasia, from the earliest times to the present day

with a chapter on Australian literature

by Arthur W. Jose

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English

  • Australian literature -- History and criticism,
  • Australasia -- History

  • Edition Notes

    First edition (Sydney, 1899) has title: A short history of Australasia.

    Statementby Arthur W. Jose.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, [3], 320, 31 p. (31 p. at end advertisements) :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17861565M

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