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Little Book of Australia/Dale, David/Paper/1742372112/S009-B
Allen & Unwin
What makes us uniquely Australian? An essential, comprehensive guide for every Aussie packed with fascinating and humorous facts, figures and quotations about our politics, our icons, literature and language, sport, flora and fauna, key dates and events.
We are what we eat, watch, buy, read, love, play...
It's been a long step in a short time from meat pies, football, kangaroos and Holden cars to iPods, lattes, iPods, climate change and MasterChef.
David Dale chronicles how it happened in this definitive reference book about the carefree country. Instead of boasting about what makes Australia great, The Little Book of Australia explains what makes us unique - for better and for worse.
Here is everything you need to know about the anthropology of the Australian tribe. Common and uncommon knowledge about the myths, attitudes, jokes and journeys that make us Aussies, it's a treasure trove for any visitor - and for all 22,140,000 of us.