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The Death of Holden

The bestselling account of the decline of Australian manufacturing

by Royce Kurmelovs

ISBN: 9780733638824

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The Dig Tree: The Story of Burke and Wills

by Murgatroyd Sarah

Murgatroyd has brought together for the first time new scientific and historical evidence, and tells the story of Burke and Wills, the explorers who set out to cross Australia from coast to coast, in brilliant detail. Here, at last, is the

ISBN: 9781921520990

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The Dynamics of News and Indigenous Policy in Australia

by Kerry McCallum & Lisa Waller

<p>Despite intense concern among academics and advocates, there is a deeply felt absence of scholarship on the way media reporting exacerbates rather than helps to resolve policy problems. This book offers rich insights into the news media’s ...

ISBN: 9781783208142

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The Empire’s Patriotic Fund

Public Benevolence and the Boer War in an Australian Colony

by John McQuilton

<p>This book examines the Empire’s Patriotic Fund, established in Victoria, Australia, in 1901 to assist the dependants of the men serving in the Boer War and the men invalided home because of wounds or illness. Acting as an autonomous body and ...

ISBN: 9783319618272

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The Eureka Stockade

by Raffaello Carboni

<p>Italian revolutionary Raffaello Carboni reached the Ballarat goldfields in 1853 looking for adventure and wealth. Instead, he found growing unrest among the miners, who were straining against harsh and oppressive government regulations.<br ...

ISBN: 9780522865127

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The Fair and the Foul

Inside Our Sporting Nation

by David Hill

<p>If anyone is qualified to talk about sport in Australia, it's David Hill. In this book, with the benefit of his years of personal experience both playing and working in the sporting world, he vividly narrates its rise in Australia since the ...

ISBN: 9780857987594

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The First Fleet

The Real Story

by Alan Frost

In 1787 a convoy of eleven ships, carrying about 1400 people, set out from England for Botany Bay. According to the conventional account, it was a shambolic affair: under-prepared, poorly equipped and ill-disciplined. Robert Hughes condemned the

ISBN: 9781921870576

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The Flying Kangaroo

Great Untold Stories of Qantas...The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

by Jim Eames

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon. ...

ISBN: 9781760632397

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The Fountain of Public Prosperity

Evangelical Christians in Australian History 17401914

by Robert D Linden & Stuart Piggin

<p>The official religion brought to Australia with the First Fleet was Evangelical Christianity, the ‘vital religion’ then shaping public policy through William Wilberforce and his fellow evangelicals. That it has shaped Australian history ever ...

ISBN: 9781925523485

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The French Explorers & the Aboriginal Australians

by Colin Dyer

These French explorers and scientists kept journals, many of which, until very recently, remained obscure and untranslated. Their cultural insights are invaluable, sometimes shocking and always engaging. Here are to be found detailed ...

ISBN: 9780702235122

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The French Explorers and Sydney

by Dyer Colin

The early years of Sydney were witnessed by seven expeditions of French exploration between 1788 and 1831. These seven expeditions, with their total of ten ships, spent well over a year in the new town of Sydney meeting most of its leading ...

ISBN: 9780702237034

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The Ghosts of Roebuck Bay

by Ian W. Shaw

The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to destroy the aerodrome and ...

ISBN: 9781742612362

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The Golden Country

Australia's Changing Identity

by Tim Watts

<p><em>In</em> The Lucky Country*, Donald Horne wanted to capture ‘what the huge continent was like…before it was peopled from all over Asia’. Sixty years later, we need to ask what Australia is like today, as it is being ‘peopled from all over ...

ISBN: 9781925626940

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The Good Country

The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors 

by Bain Attwood

<p>In this superbly researched book Bain Attwood eschews the generalisations of national and colonial history to provide a finely grained local history of the Djadja Wurrung people of Central Victoria. Insisting on the importance of grappling ...

ISBN: 9781925523089

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The Good Neighbour: Volume 5, The Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations

Australian Peace Support Operations in the Pacific Islands 1980–2006

by Bob Breen

<p>The Good Neighbour explores the Australian government's efforts to support peace in the Pacific Islands from 1980 to 2006. It tells the story of the deployment of Australian diplomatic, military and policing resources at a time when ...

ISBN: 9781316714713

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The Great Ocean

Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

by David Igler

<p>The Pacific of the early eighteenth century was not a single ocean but a vast and varied waterscape, a place of baffling complexity, with 25,000 islands and seemingly endless continental shorelines. But with the voyages of Captain James Cook,

ISBN: 9780199323739

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The Great Racethe map of Australia.

by David Hill

"<B>The thrilling race between Frenchman Nicolas Baudin and Englishman Matthew Flinders to chart the map of Australia. </B> On the afternoon of 8 April 1802, in the remote southern ocean, two explorers had a remarkable chance encounter. ...

ISBN: 9781742751108

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The Gulf Country

The story of people and place in outback Queensland

by Richard J Martin

The story of the resilient people who make their home in Australia's far north, from the 'wild time' of the frontier days to the present. ...

ISBN: 9781760631659

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The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery

by Alexandra Roginski

<ol start="1860"> <li>An Aboriginal labourer named Jim Crow is led to the scaffold of the Maitland Gaol in colonial New South Wales. Among the onlookers is the Scotsman AS Hamilton, who will take bizarre steps in the aftermath of the execution ...

ISBN: 9781925377781

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The Hard Slog

Australians in the Bougainville Campaign, 1944–45

by Karl James

<p>The island of Bougainville in the South Pacific was the site of one of the largest and most gruelling campaigns fought by Australian forces during the Second World War. During the offensive against the Japanese from November 1944 to August ...

ISBN: 9781316099858

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