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'The Dictionary of Australasian Biography' written by Philip Mennell in 1892, includes almost 2000 concise biographies of Australasian colonialists from 1855-1892 in over 540 pages. It gives information on politicians, political leaders, church leaders, intellectuals, explorers, professionals, musicians, actors, athletes, scientists, pastoralists and industrialists from all the Australian colonies as well as New Zealand. Information included consists of their background and family information, career information, achievements and influences on the development of Australasia. It is arranged alphabetically by surname for easy reference.
This dictionary provides an extremely useful and easy to use resource for the family and local historian.
The whole text is searchable. Search for any word in the text - names, places and more.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
No. of CDs is: 1 ; Format is: PDF ; Searchable?: YES;
FastFind: Yes; ISBN No.: 9781921081873;