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30 Days On Australia's Railways

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An entertaining look at railway events in Australia in the month of September—from 1848, when a meeting was called to start a railway company in New South Wales, to 2013, when the great Bayer-Garrett AD6029 steam engine was restored to working order.Author David Burke has crafted a ‘diary’ which documents, day by day, major happenings to do with railways in Australia—from the days of steam, to diesel, to diesel-electric and electrification, covering the first trains that ran between New South Wales and Queensland, and to Melbourne.

About the Author

David Burke is a documentary filmmaker and former 60 MINUTES writer/producer who came to Paris in 1986 for what he thought would be a year, but turned into more than twenty. Besides Writers in Paris, he has written two editions of HarperCollinss Access Paris, a travel guide to Mediterranean France, and numerous articles for magazines and web sites.

He and his wife, producer/director Joanne Burke, have also made seven documentaries over these years and are working on a eighth.

He now divides his time between Paris and New York.


The Breweries Of Australia

RRP $19.95

The Breweries of Australia is a unique colonisation. From its small and scattered origins in convict settlements, the brewing industry has been vital in the development of hundreds of country towns, and is now one of Australia's largest and most important industries. In this encyclopaedic book, Keith Deutsher gives in detail the history of all the breweries, large and small, established in towns across Australia.

He records: all the known facts about each brewery the trials and tribulations of the brewers, their failures and successes descriptions of the difficulties of brewing in the hot Australian climate, and the relative inexperience of many of the brewers. the brewing dynasties and takeovers the change in preference from old English style ales to lager beers the human dramas many humorous anecdotes the battles with the Temperance Movement the origin of the X in XXXX the beginning and the rise of the boutique breweries. Breweries in every state in Australia are alphabetically listed by towns (with a location map for each state). The book includes chapters on Norfolk Island, a comprehensive review of the modern day boutique breweries, and gives details of complex takeovers by international breweries. There are summaries of all breweries. The book is a unique and invaluable reference for all interested in breweries, beer, Australian social history and the development of country townships. The Breweries of Australia is comprehensively illustrated with maps, cartoons, early brewery photographs and beer labels.

About the Author

Keith Deutsher, a retired businessman, has been connected with the brewing industry for many years as the manufacturer of the plastic six—ring beer can carrier.

He has also long been a collector, first of coins and banknotes, then vintage wines, Australian paintings and antique Wedgwood ceramics. He was the founder and foundation president of the Wedgwood Society of Australia and is currently President Emeritus of that society, an Honorary Life Member of the Wedgwood Society of New South Wales and a retired Honorary Member of the Board of Governors of the Wedgwood International Seminar of the United States. Keith is also a Life Member of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, and a Founder Benefactor of the Art Foundation of Victoria.

More recently, he has concentrated on collecting the beer labels of Australian breweries, and has devoted himself to researching and recording the history of all known Australian breweries. Keith is a keen gardener and traveller, and for relaxation enjoys classical music and a game of snooker.


Australia

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In this Very Short Introduction, Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging thematic introduction to modern Australia, examining the main features of its history, geography and culture since the beginning of European settlement in New South Wales in 1788. It highlights the distinctive features of Australian life by placing contemporary developments in historical perspective, by paying attention to Australia's indigenous culture, and by making connections between Australia and the wider world.

Morgan also balances his discussion of the successful growth of Australian institutions and democratic traditions with the struggles that occurred in the making of modern Australia--in other words, between the optimistic approach to life in the Antipodes and the more negative view of the "black armband tradition."

About the Author

Kenneth Morgan is Professor of History at Brunel University, London, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


Saltwater Fishes Of Southern California

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"Saltwater Fishes of Southern California" is an easy-to-use 12-panel identification guide to 63 common and notable nearshore and offshore saltwater fishes that inhabit the diverse southern coast of California from Santa Barbara/Point Conception to San Diego. The highly detailed and scientifically accurate full-color illustrations are accompanied by concise text that highlights common and scientific names, maximum length, key features, and habitat typical of the species. This handy guide is durable, light weight, weather proof and easily fits into a pocket, glove compartment, backpack, tackle box, or boat console. Anglers, naturalists, students, teachers, and divers alike will find it to be an excellent resource in the office, at home, in the classroom, in the field, or out on the water. Dimensions: 4"x9" folded; 9"x24.5" unfolded Laminated for repeated, waterproof use


Australian Shepherds

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"Are You Wanting To Learn About Australian Shepherds?" "Need To Know How To Proper Care For Your Australian Shepherd?" "Ready To Understand & Properly Care For Your Aussie Shepherd?" This Practical Guide Is Designed For Those That Might Not Really Know How To Care For Their Australian Shepherd & May Not Understand Its Needs. Believe it or not, there are efficient and effective strategies on how to care for this delicate creature, for they are not created the same as other dogs. And I give them all to you within this guide. You will finally learn how to: Understand the needs of your Australian Shepherd & how to properly care for him. Let's face it, if we don't understand the needs and how to care for this type of dog then how can we expect to raise a happy and healthy australian shepherd. Discover effective methods to raise your australian shepherd the right way. The secret to your success will be how well you apply what you discover in this guide. Learn these strategies and methods, apply them and be well on your way to having a happy, healthy dog that you relate to and understand. Here is just a bit of what You'll Learn about caring for your australian shepherd. * The aussies family tree. * Housebreaking and training your australian shepherd. * How to effectively puppy-proof your home. * How to meet your aussies nutritional needs. * Grooming your aussie properly. * Understanding your australian shepherds health needs. * Effective methods of keeping your aussie active and healthy. * And much more.... Being prepared with the right information on taking care of your australian shepherd doesn't have to be a daunting task. It should be fun, exciting and easy. Gaining the knowledge of caring for your aussie will have you on your way to a having a happy, healthy and properly trained australian shepherd!



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