498 books (25 pages) in this category
by New Holland Publishers
Here are the exploits of some of Australia’s most notorious bushrangers, who robbed, stole livestock and sometimes killed. They have been described as brave, bad, loyal, reckless and courageous. In the 19th century they captured the headlines ...
by Jane Lydon
<p>Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were produced <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">in unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">images represent a rich ...
by Jane Lydon
Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were produced in unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images represent a rich cultural heritage for descendants, who see them in distinctive and positive ways. Calling ...eBook
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
The true story of bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg
by Carol Baxter
He was the gentleman bushranger . she was the woman who rode with him. Full of action and drama, this is the richly detailed and unputdownable true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady. ...
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 ...
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 ...eBook
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, ...
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 ...
by Ken Crispin
A baby disappears from a tent near Uluru in the sandy desert of central Australia. The Aboriginal trackers say she has been taken by a dingo. But amidst a melange of sinister rumours, suspicion falls on the parents, Lindy and Michael ...
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. ...
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 ...eBook
by Edward Duyker
"Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardi re was one of the great traveller-naturalists of the eighteenth century. He is most famous for his account of his voyage to the South Seas with Bruny d'Entrecasteaux in search of La Perouse in 1791 93. <br> ...
First contact in the Western Desert
by Sue Davenport
In 1964, a group of 20 Aboriginal women and children in the Western Desert made their first contact with European Australians ? patrol officers from the Woomera Rocket Range, clearing an area into which rockets were to be fired. They had been ...
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 ...
A history of the New South Wales Edge
by Ian Hoskins
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">From Eden to Byron Bay, the New South Wales coast is more than 2000 kilometres long, with 130 estuaries, 100 coastal lakes, and a rich history.</span><br></p> <p>This, the first history written of the New ...
by Juliet Flesch
Consistently ranking in the top five educational faculties in the world, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education has achieved a status few would have predicted. This history of the first hundred and ten years of the discipline of Education at
by Tom Keneally
A brilliant recreation of the first four years of white settlement in Australia by Booker Prize-winning author Tom Keneally.<br><br>In 1787, Britain banished its unwanted citizens - uneducated petty thieves, streetwalkers, orphan chimneysweeps ...
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 ...
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 ...eBook