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500 BC ) and the establishment of the Pyu state of Upper Burma ( c . AD 50 ) c . The city kingdom of Pagan ( 849–1287 ) : the influence of Theravāda Buddhism ; Pagan as a cultural centre ; destruction by the Mongols ( 1287 ) d .
British colonization of New South Wales in 1788 ; expansion and development of self - government ( 1830–60 ) ; economic growth and the federation movement ( 1860–1901 ) ; the establishment of the commonwealth in 1901 ; social tensions ...
Establishment of the republic ( 1918 ) ; Béla Kun's “ soviet republic ” ; loss of Transylvania , Slovakia , and Croatia by the Treaty of Trianon ( 1920 ) ; the Horthy regency ( 1920–45 ) ; financial crisis and the ise of the radical ...
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Part One Matter and energy
Energy radiation and the states and transformation of matter
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