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The Whitsunday Islands : An Historical Dictionary

Blackwood, Ray

Published by Central Queensland University Press, 1997
ISBN 10: 1875998276 / ISBN 13: 9781875998272
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Title: The Whitsunday Islands : An Historical ...

Publisher: Central Queensland University Press

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good


283 pp., maps, illustrations. bottom of spine bumped, inscription on half-title page. This dictionary is the most comprehensive and reliable history ever attempted of the Whitsunday Islands and the immediate coastline. It is the product of twelve year sof intensive and original research. Over four hundred and eighty alphabetical headings lead the reader easily to the authoritative answers to much asked questions. There are brief biographies of the people who occupied the islands before and after white settlement. Additionally, there are stories of over eighty shipwrecks, marine tragedies and cyclones. The depth of research undertaken ensures this work will endure as a classic reference for the Whitsundays. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 1875998276AMA082812

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