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The author of the #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, provides a stunning portrait of Australia’s cultural capital.

Sydney, Australia, is one of the world’s most beautiful and fascinating cities, home to over five million people and a popular tourist destination. In The Birth of Sydney, scientist and historian Tim Flannery blends the writings of Australian explorers, settlers, leaders, journalists, and visitors to construct a compelling narrative history of the great metropolis—from its founding as a remote penal colony of the British Empire in 1788 to its emergence as a vital trading power in the nineteenth century. Together, their voices and experiences create an unforgettable panoramic portrait of the early life of the majestic harbor city.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780802191083
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: January 7th, 2015
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