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By Andrew Tink

Andrew Tink’s awesome booklet tells the tale of Australia within the 20th century, from Federation to the Sydney 2000 Olympics. A century marked by means of the trauma of warfare and the melancholy of the melancholy, balanced via striking achievements in recreation, technological know-how and the humanities. a rustic underpinned by way of a political method that labored as a rule and the emergence of a mostly harmonious society. Australians at the beginning of the century might infrequently have imagined the prosperity loved through their varied countrymen and girls 100 years later.
Tink’s tale is pushed by way of humans, whether or not they be best ministers, squaddies, shop-keepers, singers, footballers or farmers; a mixture of males or girls, Australian-born, immigrants and Aborigines. He brings the a long time to lifestyles, writing with empathy, humour and perception to create a story that's as pleasing because it is illuminating.

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