498 books (25 pages) in this category
A More Independent Service
by Mark Gjessing
<p>This book examines Anglo-Australian naval relations between 1945-75, a period of great change for both Australia and Great Britain and their respective navies. It explores the cultural and historical ties between the Royal Navy and the Royal ...eBook
Imaginative Narratives of the Far South
by Dr Elizabeth Leane
<p>This comprehensive analysis of literary responses to Antarctica examines the rich body of literature that the continent has provoked over the last three centuries, focussing particularly on narrative fiction. Novelists as diverse as Edgar ...eBook
A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory
by Professor Antonio Sagona, Dr Mithat Atabay, Dr Ian McGibbon & others
<p>Anzac Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and ...eBook
The extraordinary story of Stan Savige, one of Australia's greatest soldiers
by Roland Perry
?Stan Savige had been on Gallipoli for just two weeks, in the trenches firing at Turks less than 20 metres away. But Sniper?s Ridge was a different proposition. Killing took on another dimension. In the flurry of trench warfare, a soldier would ...Audio Book
The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial
by Peter Pedersen
A beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated commemorative volume drawing on the Memorial's unique collection of Gallipoli-related objects, photographs, artworks, diaries, letters, maps and personal memorabilia. ...
by Carolyn Holbrook
<p><b>Raise a glass for an Anzac. Run for an Anzac. Camp under the stars for an Anzac. Is there anything Australians won?t do to keep the Anzac legend at the centre of our national story?</b></p><p>But standing firm on the other side of the ...
by Jeff Kildea
The people of Australia and Ireland have much in common based on genealogy and a shared heritage. The connections forged between Anzacs and the Irish in World War I have been little known until now. Jeff Kildea tells the story of Australian and ...
by Anne Salmond
<i>Aphrodite's Island</i> is a bold new account of the European discovery of Tahiti, the Pacific island of mythic status that has figured so powerfully in European imaginings about sexuality, the exotic, and the nobility or bestiality of ...
Observation, Sagehood and the Individual
by Daniel Patrick Morgan
<p>Challenging monolithic modern narratives about 'Chinese science', Daniel Patrick Morgan examines the astral sciences in China c.221 BCE–750 CE as a study in the disunities of scientific cultures and the narratives by which ancients and ...eBook
"They Shall Not Grow Old"
by Ian Ferguson
<p><em>'With bayonet in hand, I cautiously approached the narrow opening...'</em></p> <p>These words begin a chilling first-hand account of a life endangering situation which confronted John 'Jethro' Thompson in 1967, when he served as a TunneleBook
Victory in the Pacific
by Peter J. Dean
<p>The years 1944 and 1945 were pivotal in the development of Australia's approach to strategy during the Second World War and beyond. While the main battlefront of the Pacific War had moved further north, Australian air, land and sea forces ...eBook
From Peacekeeping to Peace Enforcement: 1988–1991
by David Horner
<p>This volume of the Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations is the first comprehensive study of Australia's role in the peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations that developed at the end of ...eBook
The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War
by Dr Michael Molkentin
The Story of Our Rich Literary Heritage
by John Miller
From the iconic poems of Banjo Paterson to today's international bestsellers by Peter Carey and Patrick White, Australian literature has reflected the changes in Australia's national development, and today it stands proudly on the world stage. ...
by Kenneth Morgan
<p>In this Very Short Introduction Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia. He examines the main features of its history, geography, and culture since the beginning of the white settlement in New ...eBook
by Garth Pratten
<p>In Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War, Garth Pratten explores, for the first time, the background, role and conduct of the commanding officers of Australian infantry battalions in World War II. Despite their vital role aseBook
by New Holland Publishers
Australia is a democratic country that is economically sound, supports equality of gender, religion and race, respects human rights, takes an interest in global affairs, offers a high level of security and personal freedom and provide a ...
by Terry Smyth
by Terry Smyth
<p><strong>IN the summer of 1865, when a Confederate warship sailed into the port of Melbourne, 42 men secretly enlisted to fight for the South in the American Civil War.</strong></p> <p>On the notorious raider <em>Shenandoah</em> - scourge of ...eBook
The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California
by Terry Smyth
<p>The Coves - San Francisco's first organised-crime gang - were Australians: men and women with criminal careers in Australia who had come to the US, mostly illegally, during the gold rush. The Coves had come not to dig for gold but to unleash ...eBook