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Palestine Diaries

the light horsemen’s own story, battle by battle

by Jonathan King

<p><strong>The third instalment in Jonathan King’s acclaimed World War 1 centennial trilogy.</strong></p> <p>‘<em>In the history of the world there never was a greater victory than that which was achieved in Palestine.’</em> — Prime Minister ...

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Palestine Diaries: The Light Horsemen's Own Story, Battle by Battle

by Jonathan King

Culminating with the cavalry charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917, <i>Palestine Diaries</i> is the story of Australia?s Light Horsemen of WWI, told in their own brutally honest words - day by day, battle after bloody battle.One hundred years ...

ISBN: 9781925322668

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Peat Island

Dreaming and desecration

by Adrian Mitchell

<p>For just over 100 years an institution for the mentally ill has stood on little Peat Island, in the lower Hawkesbury. It was decommissioned in 2010; quite empty now, it remains a locked facility just as it had always been. And eerie. The last

ISBN: 9781743055595

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Pozières

Echoes of a Distant Battle

by Christopher Wray

<p>From July to September 1916, some 23,000 Australians were killed or wounded in the Battle of Pozières. It was the first strategically important engagement by Australian soldiers on the Western Front and its casualties exceeded those of any ...

ISBN: 9781316235447

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Protest, Land Rights and Riots

by Barry Morris

The 1970s was a period of unprecedented political agency and legislative change in Aboriginal peoples struggles for the recognition of postcolonial rights. What is significant is that they didnt just seek rights to be granted to them, but for ...

ISBN: 9781922059369

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Quest For Origins

by Kerry Howe

A fascinating book that re-examines countless theories about who discovered and first settled in NZ and the Pacific Islands.Media speculation about who 'discovered' NZ (Spanish? Phoenician? Portuguese?) has provided continuing evidence of New ...

ISBN: 9780143008453

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Race, Tea and Colonial Resettlement

Imperial Families, Interrupted

by Dr Jane McCabe

<p><strong>WINNER OF THE IAN WARDS PRIZE 2018</strong></p> <p>By the early 20th century, the ideology of racial distance predominated in British India. This simultaneously threw a spotlight on the 'Anglo-Indian problem' and sent intimate ...

ISBN: 9781474299510

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Re-visiting World War I

Interpretations and Perspectives of the Great Conflict

by Jaroslaw Suchoples & Stephanie James

<p>This book discusses various aspects of World War I. It focuses on topics proposed by contributors resulting from their own research interests. Nevertheless, as a result of common efforts, re-visiting those chosen aspects of the Great War of ...

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Redefining Asia Pacific Higher Education in Contexts of Globalization: Private Markets and the Public Good

by Deane E. Neubauer & Christopher S. Collins

<p>This edited volume addresses the dynamic global contexts redefining Asia Pacific higher education, including cross-border education, capacity and national birthrate profiles, pressures created within ranking/status systems, and complex shifts

ISBN: 9781137559203

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Refugees

by New Holland Publishers

Throughout history, refugees have moved between countries and continents in search of freedom and a better life. Australia, being an island continent, is not immune to people from around the world seeking refugee status. This was the case ...

ISBN: 9781921580420

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Return to Kahiki

Native Hawaiians in Oceania

by Kealani Cook

<p>Between 1850 and 1907, Native Hawaiians sought to develop relationships with other Pacific Islanders, reflecting how they viewed not only themselves as a people but their wider connections to Oceania and the globe. Kealani Cook analyzes the ...

ISBN: 9781108169141

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Richard Seddon: King Of God's Own

by Tom Brooking

ISBN: 9780143569671

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Roads, Tourism and Cultural History

On the Road in Australia

by Rosemary Kerr

<p>Roads and road tourism loom large in the Australian imagination as distance and mobility have shaped the nation’s history and culture, but roads are more than simply transport routes; they embody multiple layers of history, mythology and ...

ISBN: 9781845416706

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Salt

Selected Stories and Essays

by Bruce Pascoe

<p><strong>A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of <em>Dark Emu</em>, showcasing his shimmering genius across a lifetime of work.</strong></p> <p>Bruce Pascoe has been described as a ‘living national treasure’ and his ...

ISBN: 9781743821053

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Sand In Our Souls

by Leone Huntsman

<p>Images of 'the beach' pervade Australian popular culture. However the deeper significance of the experience of 'the beach', and its influence on Australian culture generally, have not yet been seriously explored. How, why and when did the ...

ISBN: 9780522863451

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Sea People: In Search of the Ancient Navigators of the Pacific

by Christina Thompson

<p>‘Wonderfully researched and beautifully written’ Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan ‘Succeeds in conjuring a lost world’ Dava Sobel, author of Longitude ‘Fascinating and satisfying’ Simon Winchester, author of The Map that Changed the World ...

ISBN: 9780008339036

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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

by Christina Thompson

&#8216;Wonderfully researched and beautifully written' Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan&#8216;Succeeds in conjuring a lost world' Dava Sobel, author of Longitude&#8216;Fascinating and satisfying' Simon Winchester, author of The Map that Changed

ISBN: 9780008339029

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Settlement

by New Holland Publishers

In 1770, James Cook arrived in Australia and claimed the continent for the British King. However, there is a lot more to the story of European settlement in Australia than that! Settlement sets the scene before and after that historic ...

ISBN: 9781921580437

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Settler Colonialism and (Re)conciliation

Frontier Violence, Affective Performances, and Imaginative Refoundings

by Penelope Edmonds

<p>This book examines the performative life reconciliation and its discontents in settler societies. It explores the refoundings of the settler state and reimaginings of its alternatives, as well as the way the past is mobilized and reworked in ...

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Short Black 3 The War of the Worlds

by Noel Pearson

<p><em>How many Australians born in the 137 years since Truganini's death learnt her legend and scarcely thought deeper about the enormity of the loss she represented, and the history that led to it? Her spirit casts a long shadow over ...

ISBN: 9781925203493

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