Sydney

Sydney

by Philip Steele

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Overview

Sydney is Australia's largest city and the capital of the state of New South Wales. Founded and settled by British convicts, Sydney became one of the chief cities of the British Empire. In the last three decades of the twentieth century, the city has transformed itself into a modern, high-energy metropolis, which is home to nearly 4 million people. Sydney has long been known for its sports, especially swimming and surfing, and in 2000, Sydney hosted the Olympic Games. Great Cities of the World explores what makes Sydney a truly great city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836850321
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: Great Cities of the World Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.92(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Chapter 1History of Sydney8
Chapter 2People of Sydney16
Chapter 3Living in Sydney22
Chapter 4Sydney at Work30
Chapter 5Sydney at Play36
Chapter 6Looking Forward42
Time Line44
Glossary45
Further Information46
Index47

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