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Mr Stuart's Track

by John Bailey

<p>On 14 May 1858, an expedition of discovery led by John McDouall Stuart departed from a copper mine located on the very edge of the known world in the North Flinders Ranges. The Australian continent stretched for another 2,000 kilometres to ...

ISBN: 9780330423618

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Mrs Kelly

The astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother

by Grantlee Kieza

When Ned Kelly's mother, Ellen, arrived in Melbourne in 1841 aged nine, British convict ships were still dumping their unhappy cargo in what was then known as the colony of New South Wales. By the time she died aged 91 in 1923, having outlived ...

ISBN: 9781489399441

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Napoleon's Australia

by Terry Smyth

A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling author of <i>Girt</i><br><br>In the northern winter of 1814, a French armada set sail for New South Wales. The armada's ...

ISBN: 9780143787280

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Napoleon's Australia

by Terry Smyth

<p>'A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling author of <em>Girt</em></p> <p>In the northern winter of 1814, a French armada set sail for New South Wales. The ...

ISBN: 9780143787297

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Ned Kelly

by Peter FitzSimons

<b>Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from ...

ISBN: 9780857982094

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Ned Kelly

by Peter FitzSimons

Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless killer or a ...

ISBN: 9780857988140

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Ned Kelly and the Green Sash

by Mark Greenwood

<p><b>A narrative non-fiction picture book about the life of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang, Australia's most infamous bushrangers. New paperback edition!</b></p><p>As a young boy, Ned Kelly saved a classmate from drowning in a flooded creek. He ...

ISBN: 9781922244598

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Not Dark Yet

by David Walker

David Walker is a distinguished Australian social historian whose eyesight deteriorated suddenly at the end of 2004 as a result of macular degeneration. His blindness caused him to reconsider his own relation to the past, and the history of his ...

ISBN: 9781920882655

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Nothing But Gold: The Diggers of 1852

by Annear Robyn

'Robyn Annear tells the story of the 1852 gold rushes in imaginative detail ... she tells us how it felt to be there. You find yourself worrying about the problems long ago resolved, sharply aware of the gold diggers' hopes and ordeals, diverted

ISBN: 9781876485283

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Old Days, Old Ways

Stories from my radio days in the bush

by Alex Nicol

Former ABC Radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia before television and the internet. ...

ISBN: 9781760528492

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On the Brink

Trump, Kim, and the Threat of Nuclear War

by Van Jackson

<p>In 2017, the world watched as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traded personal insults and escalating threats of nuclear war amid unprecedented shows of military force. Former Pentagon insider and Korean security ...

ISBN: 9781108699730

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Opposition Vanishing

The Australian Labor Party and the Crisis in Elite Politics

by Ashley Lavelle

<p>This book questions the common understanding of party political behaviour, explaining some of the sharp differences in political behaviour through a focused case study—drawing systematically on primary and archival research—of the Australian ...

ISBN: 9789811058257

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Original Australians

by Josephine Flood

Everything you'd like to know about Aboriginal Australia past and present, presented in an accessible, authoritative and straightforward style. ...

ISBN: 9781741148725

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Our Stories are Our Survival

by Lawrence Bamblett

<i>Our stories are our survival</i> centres on the continuity of Wiradjuri culture. It is a celebration of storytelling and the joys of life within an Aboriginal Australian community. <i>Our stories</i> offers an alternative to the commonly told

ISBN: 9781922059222

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Our Vietnam Nurses

by Annabelle Brayley

From the bestselling author of Bush Nurses and Nurses of the Outback comes this collection of compelling and moving stories of our heroic nurses in the Vietnam War. Being a nurse always requires a cool head, a steady hand and an open heart. But

ISBN: 9781489396082

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Outback Pioneers: Great Achievers of the Australian Bush

by Evan McHugh

In <i>Outback Pionners</i>, Evan McHugh gathers the enthralling stories of the men and women who opened up the Australian outback and in the process discovered the beauty and terror of this extraordinary country.<BR><BR> We meet the little-known

ISBN: 9780143010760

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Outback Stations

by Evan McHugh

'From the helicopter I could see the property's waterholes surrounded by paperback trees, its red-stone cliffs lit by the rising sun. And grass, endless seas of grass. Here was the vision splendid- Nat Buchanan's grass castle. Gurindji country. ...

ISBN: 9780143569145

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Pacific Worlds

A History of Seas, Peoples, and Cultures

by Matt K. Matsuda

<p>Asia, the Pacific Islands and the coasts of the Americas have long been studied separately. This essential single-volume history of the Pacific traces the global interactions and remarkable peoples that have connected these regions with each ...

ISBN: 9781139209496

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781925548556

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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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