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Blood Revenge

Murder on the Hawkesbury 1799

by Lyn Stewart

<p><i>Blood Revenge</i> examines the first time that white men were held to account in a criminal court of New South Wales for killing Australian Aborigines. It happened in 1799, just 11 years after the New South Wales colony began. This book ...

ISBN: 9781925078466

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Botany Bay and the First Fleet: The Real Story

by Alan Frost

Now in one definitive volume, Botany Bay and the First Fleet is a full, authentic account of the beginnings of modern Australia. <BR><BR>In 1787 a convoy of eleven ships, carrying about 1400 people, set out from England for Botany Bay, on the ...

ISBN: 9781760641603

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Breaking the Sheep's Back

by Charles Massy

Breaking the Sheep's Back is the untold story of the events that led to Australia's biggest industry disaster.<BR><BR>Once a great nation-building icon, the wool business today is but a third of its size when Australia 'rode on the sheep's ...

ISBN: 9780702238857

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Britannia's Shield

Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton and Late-Victorian Imperial Defence

by Craig Stockings

<p>Britannia's Shield: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton and the Late-Victorian Imperial Defence presents an in-depth, international study of imperial land defence prior to 1914. The book makes sense of the failures, false starts and ...

ISBN: 9781316276372

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British Female Emigration Societies and the New World, 1860-1914

by Marie Ruiz

<p>This book focuses on the departure of Britain’s 'surplus' women to Australia and New Zealand organised by Victorian British female emigration societies. Starting with an analysis of the surplus of women question, it then explores the ...

ISBN: 9783319501796

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Broken Nation

Australians in the Great War

by Joan Beaumont

The Australian experience of war in all its complexity - from the home front as well as the battlefront - as the men and women who experienced it chose to understand and remember it. ...

ISBN: 9781760111304

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Burn

the epic story of bushfire in Australia

by Paul Collins

<p><em>‘Dry heat and hot, dry winds worked upon a land already dry, to suck from it the last, least drop of moisture. Men who had lived their lives in the bush went their ways in the shadow of dread expectancy. But though they felt the imminence

ISBN: 9781922072443

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Capital: Melbourne When It Was the Capital City of Australia 1901-27

by Otto Kristin

In 1901 the Australian colonies came together to form a new nation which, for the next twenty-six years, was governed from Melbourne. It was a small city, a place where people knew each other - not just the people who mattered, but those who

ISBN: 9781921520778

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Captured By Maori: White Female Captives, Sex & Racism On The Nineteenthcentury New Zealand Frontier

by Trevor Bentley

The capture of white women by Maori in the nineteenth century was often accompanied by high hysteria and moral outrage. Trevor Bentley tells these women's stories, including those of Charlotte Badger, Ann Morley, Caroline Perrett and Elizabeth ...

ISBN: 9780143019237

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Caroline Chisholm

An Irresistible Force - How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

by Sarah Goldman

<p>A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping modern Australia - but whose influence and importance has largely been forgotten.</p> <p>Caroline Chisholm was a ...

ISBN: 9781460708002

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Catherine McMahon

by Damien King

This meticulously researched story of Catherine McMahon covers her life before and after she became a convict in Van Diemen’s Land. The lives of her two husbands are also covered. First John Copley, a Yorkshire man convicted of sheep stealing, ...

ISBN: 9781921719509

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Cavan Station

by Nicola Crichton-Brown

A history of Cavan Station and the Riley legacy Cavan Station near Yass, now owned by Rupert Murdoch, is one of the most important grazing properties in the history of the Australian wool industry. The cradle of early innovation in the growing ...

ISBN: 9781460757420

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$49.99

Charles Ulm

The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

by Rick Searle

The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers. ...

ISBN: 9781760294274

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$32.99

Chinese Market Gardening in Australia and New Zealand

Gardens of Prosperity

by Joanna Boileau

<p>This book offers a fresh perspective on the Chinese diaspora. It is about the mobilisation of knowledge across time and space, exploring the history of Chinese market gardening in Australia and New Zealand. It enlarges our understanding of ...

ISBN: 9783319518718

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Closing Hell's Gates

The death of a convict station

by Hamish Maxwell-Stewart

Based on an elaborate reconstruction of day-to-day life at Macquarie Harbour, one of Australia's most notorious sites of convict punishment, this is the true story of how, in 1827, nine convicts opted for 'state-assisted' escape (the death ...

ISBN: 9781741751499

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Conspiracy of Silence

Queensland's frontier killing times

by Timothy Bottoms

As Europeans moved into new lands in Queensland in the 19th century, violent encounters with local Aboriginals mostly followed. Drawing on extensive original research, Timothy Bottoms tells the story of the most violent frontier in Australian ...

ISBN: 9781743313824

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Constructing National Identity in Canadian and Australian Classrooms

The Crown of Education

by Stephen Jackson

<p>This book explores the evolution of Canadian and Australian national identities in the era of decolonization by evaluating educational policies in Ontario, Canada, and Victoria, Australia. Drawing on sources such as textbooks and ...

ISBN: 9783319894027

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Convict Tattoos

by Simon Barnard

At least thirty-seven per cent of male convicts and fifteen per cent of female convicts were tattooed by the time they arrived in the penal colonies, making Australians quite possibly the world's most heavily tattooed English-speaking people of ...

ISBN: 9781925240399

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Cook and the Pacific

Essays by John Maynard, Susannah Helman and Martin Woods

by John Maynard

<p>Cook led a scientific expedition to observe the transit of Venus in Tahiti, circumnavigated New Zealand and established that it was two separate islands, and nearly perished when the <i>Endeavour</i> ran aground on the world’s largest coral ...

ISBN: 9780642279231

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Country Women and the Colour Bar

Grassroots Activism and the Country Women’s Association

by Jones & Jennifer

<p>Country women and the colour bar is a timely corrective to established ideas about race relations in rural New South Wales by revealing the untold story of grassroots efforts by Aboriginal and white women, working together.In the 1950s and ...

ISBN: 9781925302929

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