The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: founding father or failure?
When Lachlan Macquarie was appointed Governor of New South Wales 1810, Sydney was still a penal colony. By the time he returned to London in 1822, Australia had its first bank and currency, and Sydney was a free settlement with than 250 new buildings. Here is the story of the man who changed Australia.
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"With extraordinary artwork by Bern Emmerichs, a highly celebrated artist, this is just the book to inspire you and your children to learn more about Australia’s history." Good Reading Magazine