The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History

The Wakefield Companion

To South Australian History

Edited by Wilfrid Prest with Kerrie Round
and Carol Fort.

'It is likely to become the standard reference on the state's history and an indispensable aid to students, journalists, local historians and South Australian patriots.'
Prof. Graeme Davison,
Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia

'If Interstate rivalry can inspire future state encyclopaedias of this standard, the whole of Australia will benefit.'

This book is the ultimate guide to South Australian History. Its 660 pages guide the reader through significant events that have shaped the state through times of triumph and trouble. The entries cover people, places, institutions and themes and topics that have had a strong bearing on the History of South Australia.

The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History is authoritative and comprehensive. It's a first point of call reference book, presented in a form to suit all readers. Every home should have one.

* the first encyclopaedic, A to Z reference book devoted to the history of an Australian state.
* 220 expert contributors, more than 600 entries.
* compiled by a team working from the University of Adelaide.
* social history, cultural history, women's history,
* Aboriginal history, environmental history, urban history and more
* includes subject index, Australian Dictionary of Biography cross listing, chronology
* hardback edition, $49.95; paperback, $29.95

To order, simply write to Wakefield Press, PO Box 2266, Kent Town, SA 5071, Australia.
or Phone 08 8362 8800
or email order to
Postage and packaging for Australia add $5.50; international $20.00.

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