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y separately published work icon A Nation of Swaggies and Diggers, 1880-1920 multi chapter work   biography  
Is part of Fair Dinkum Histories Jackie French , 2007 series - author children's fiction (number 5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 A Nation of Swaggies and Diggers, 1880-1920
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'The Australian colonies had come a long way since they were a dump for grim crims and convicts. Life was comfortable, at least for some. But soon drought would send swaggies waltzing their matildas along the roads, and bad times would make politicians dream of uniting the country into one nation. And then a far off war would create a different kind of digger. What they brought back home would make greater changes to Australia than gold ever did. Meet the scabs and the swaggies, battling politicians, doddering generals, sheep stealers and heroic diggers who finally turned us into a nation in the latest instalment of the Fair Dinkum Histories. It is history as you have never seen it!'  (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2009 .
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      Extent: vi, 143 p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9781741693171
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2018 .
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      Extent: 176p.
      Description: illus.
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      • Published 1 June 2018

      ISBN: 9781742762487
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