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From Our Library: Books on Modern Australia
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on modern Australia.
History Behind the Headlines by
Call Number: REF 909.82 HIS v.4
Publication Date: 2002-05-17
Contents include: Australia: Hard to Say Sorry: Indigenous Australia's Reconciliation Movement
Lands and Peoples
Call Number: REF 910.3 LAN v. 2
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Vol. 2: Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Oceania
Sources Elsewhere: Modern Australia
From Our Library: Books on Modern Oceania
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on modern Australia and Oceania.
Day of Two Suns by
Call Number: 996.8 DIB
Publication Date: 1990-01-01
Presents a portrait of the effects of nuclear weapons testing on the people of Micronesia.
Shoal of Time by
Call Number: 996.9 DAW
Publication Date: 1974-01-01
Starting with the Western discovery of the islands in 1778--on through the days of the whalers, the missionary period, the plantation era with its vast numbers of Oriental immigrants, to the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, annexation by the United States, and the long, slow move to statehood.
Island Fighting by
Call Number: 940.5426 STE
Publication Date: 1978-01-01
An account of the World War II battles and campaigns on and around the islands of the Pacific.
Sources Elsewhere: Modern Oceania
From Our Library: Articles on World History Topics
The Home tab in the World History guide provides links to several library databases. They serve as good starting places for your research.
Remember that besides articles many databases also include photos and other illustrations, maps, charts, and primary sources!