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by Fitzgerald Ross & Megarrity Lydon & Symo
In 1859, Queensland formally separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony. Since then, it has grown into a dynamic state with extraordinary, diverse landscapes, a wealth of intellectual and physical resources and a population ...
by Fitzgerald Ross Et Al
<b>This landmark book celebrates the last 150 years of the people, the places and the stories that made Queensland.</b> In 1859, Queensland formally separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony. Since then, it has grown into
History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa
by Stephen Winter & Chris Jones
<p>This volume is the first to explore the vibrant history of Magna Carta in Aotearoa New Zealand’s legal, political and popular culture. Readers will benefit from in-depth analyses of the Charter’s reception along with explorations of its roleseBook
Fifty Years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 19642014
by Rani Kerin
<p>Established in 1964, the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs propelled Monash University into a position of academic leadership in the ongoing struggle for justice for Aboriginal people. Leading the way in research into the causes of ...eBook
by David Hill
<b>This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figures who helped build it into the thriving nation it is today, David Hill once again ...
by James Belich
A new paperback reprint of this best-selling and ground-breaking history. When first published in 1996 <i>Making Peoples</i> was hailed as redefining New Zealand history. It was undoubtedly the most important work of New Zealand history since ...
by Dyrenfurth Nick
A 'mate' is a mate, right? Wrong, argues Nick Dyrenfurth in this provocative new look at one of Australia's most talked-about beliefs. In the first book-length exploration of our secular creed, one of Australia's leading young ...
The personal stories of the epic 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition
by David Jensen
Who were the men who set off with Douglas Mawson on his heroic exploration of Antarctica? A fascinating and illuminating memoir of the intrepid adventurers who helped shape the legend. ...
The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47
by Leonie Stevens
<p>Exiles, lost souls, remnants of a dying race. The fate of the First Nations peoples of Van Diemens Land is one of the most infamous chapters in Australian, and world, history. The men, women and children exiled to Flinders Island in the 1830seBook
a city of stories
by Museum Victoria
<i>Melbourne: a city of stories</i> grew out of Melbourne Museum?s permanent exhibition, 'The Melbourne Story'. That makes it a selective history: one based on objects - things that have survived. The idea that objects can give rise to stories ...
by Heather Chapman
The classic series from Anova Books, Melbourne Then and Now showcases vintage pictures of the city and compares them with the views as they look today. Part of Melbourne's charm is down to the preservation of grand buildings from its days as ...
An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales
by Dr Tim Causer
<p>Among the vast body of manuscripts composed and collected by the philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), held by UCL Library’s Special Collections, is the earliest Australian convict narrative, <em>Memorandoms by James ...eBook
Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War
by Joy Damousi
<p>In an engaging and original contribution to the field of memory studies, Joy Damousi considers the enduring impact of war on family memory in the Greek diaspora. Focusing on Australia's Greek immigrants in the aftermath of the Second World ...eBook
by Paul Hersey
<b>The land of our hardiest, wildest and <b>wooliest </b>sheep breed, captured in all its spectacular beauty.</b><BR><b></b><BR>From the towering peaks of the Inland Kaikoura Range in the north to the glacial waters of Lake Wakatipu in the ...
Colonial businesswomen in Sydney
by Catherine Bishop
<p>A history that populates the streets of colonial Sydney with entrepreneurial businesswomen earning their living in a variety of small – and sometimes surprising – enterprises.</p><p>There are few memorials to colonial businesswomen, but if ...
Colonial businesswomen in Sydney
by Bishop & Catherine
<p>A history that populates the streets of colonial Sydney with entrepreneurial businesswomen earning their living in a variety of small and sometimes surprising enterprises.There are few memorials to colonial businesswomen, but if you know ...eBook
The Spectacular Life of a Trailblazing Suffragist
by Robert Wainwright
Discover the most inspiring woman you've never heard of ... In 1909, a young Australian actress made headlines around the world when she took to the sky over London in an airship emblazoned with the slogan 'Votes for Women' and dropped leafletsAudio Book
A Book of Australian Postcards
by Jim Davidson
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">At the height of the postcard boom, when there were several deliveries of the post every day, you could send a postcard in the morning to arrange a meeting for that afternoon. Postcards were indeed the ...
by Richard Allen
English novelist Anthony Trollope described the Western District squatters in the 1870s as 'plentiful, proud, prejudiced, given to hospitality, impatient of contradiction a thoughtful on the future, and above all, conscious-perhaps a little too ...
A People Rediscovered
by Michael King
<p>'A book to be treasured for the access it gives us to a little-known corner of the New Zealand experience.'<br /> Tipene O'Regan, <em>Evening Post</em></p> <p><strong>This award-winning, trail-blazing book by Michael King restored the ...eBook