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Hell's Bells and Mademoiselles

by Joe Maxwell

<p>A celebrated memoir by one of the Australia's most decorated WWI soldiers, Lt Joe Maxwell VC, MC &amp; Bar, DCM. Joe also features in THE LOST DIGGERS, and his pageturner of a memoir is reissued as a classic companion piece. A classic World ...

ISBN: 9781743098561

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Hell-Bent

Australia’s leap into the Great War

by Douglas Newton

<p><em>Most histories of Australia’s Great War rush their readers into the trenches. This history is very different. For the first time, it examines events closely, even hour-by-hour, in both Britain and Australia during the last days of peace ...

ISBN: 9781925113365

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Hellhole of the Pacific

by Richard Wolfe

<p>In the 1830s Kororareka was known as the 'hell-hole of the Pacific'. Whalers, sealers, escaped convicts, seamen, traders and adventurers descended upon this small cove in the Bay. Grog-shops and the oldest profession in the world abounded. At

ISBN: 9780143010166

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Hill End

by Alan Mayne

<p>The history of the Australian gold rushes is full of exaggeration: the First This, the Richest That, the Largest Something Else.<br /> <em>Hill End</em> unravels the myths surrounding the gold rushes in order to reveal the hidden histories ...

ISBN: 9780522865615

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Histories of Controversy

Bonegilla Migrant Centre

by Alexandra Dellios

<p>Bonegilla was a point of reception and temporary accommodation for approximately 320,000 post-war refugees and assisted migrants to Australia from 1947 to 1971. Its function was integral to the post-war immigration scheme, something ...

ISBN: 9780522870596

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Hokianga

by Jack Lee

ISBN: 9780790005225

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I'm the One that Know this Country!

by Jessie Lennon

Matutjara woman, Jessie Lennon, was born on a sheep station near Kingoonya in the 1920s. Aged six, she accompanied her father on a ceremonial journey with the Old People, as far west as Ooldea, in the time of Daisy Bates, and north to Coober ...

ISBN: 9780855757199

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Imperial Theory and Colonial Pragmatism

Charles Harper, Economic Development and Agricultural Co-operation in Australia

by David J. Gilchrist

<p>This book considers the role played by co-operative agriculture as a critical economic model which, in Australia, helped build public capital, drive economic development and impact political arrangements. In the case of colonial Western ...

ISBN: 9783319623252

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Imperial Underworld

An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order

by Kirsten McKenzie

<p>During a major overhaul of British imperial policy following the Napoleonic Wars, an escaped convict reinvented himself as an improbable activist, renowned for his exposés of government misconduct and corruption in the Cape Colony and New ...

ISBN: 9781316452158

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In their Time of Need: Volume 6, The Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations

Australia's Overseas Emergency Relief Operations 1918–2006

by Steven Bullard

<p>This volume of The Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations recounts the activities of Australia's military forces in response to overseas natural disasters. The military's involvement in overseas

ISBN: 9781108225458

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Indians and the Antipodes

Networks, Boundaries, and Circulation

by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay & Jane Buckingham

<p>The Indian diaspora in Australia and New Zealand represents a successful ethnic community making significant contributions to their host societies and economies. However, because of their small number—slightly more than half a million— they ...

ISBN: 9780199093953

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Indigenous Peoples and the Second World War

The Politics, Experiences and Legacies of War in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

by R. Scott Sheffield & Noah Riseman

<p>During the Second World War, Indigenous people in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada mobilised en masse to support the war effort, despite withstanding centuries of colonialism. Their roles ranged from ordinary soldiers ...

ISBN: 9781108690959

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Intimacies of Violence in the Settler Colony

Economies of Dispossession around the Pacific Rim

by Penelope Edmonds & Amanda Nettelbeck

<p>Violence and intimacy were critically intertwined at all stages of the settler colonial encounter, and yet we know surprisingly little of how they were connected in the shaping of colonial economies.  Extending a reading of ‘economies’ as ...

ISBN: 9783319762319

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Into the Heart of Tasmania

A Search For Human Antiquity

by Rebe Taylor

<p>In 1908 English gentleman, Ernest Westlake, packed a tent, a bicycle and forty tins of food and sailed to Tasmania. On mountains, beaches and in sheep paddocks he collected over 13,000 Aboriginal stone tools. Westlake believed he had found ...

ISBN: 9780522867978

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Invisible Country

Southwest Australia: Understanding a Landscape

by Bill Bunbury

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ISBN: 9781742587196

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Island Story

Tasmania in Object and Text

by Ralph Crane & Danielle Wood

<p>A handsome full-colour book pairing unique items from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery with selections of original writing about the southern island.</p> <p>Indigenous dispossession, a cruel penal history, gay-rights battles; exceptional

ISBN: 9781925626926

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Island Story: Tasmania in Object and Text

by Ralph Crane

A handsome full-colour book pairing unique items from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery with selections of original writing about the southern island.<BR><BR>Indigenous dispossession, a cruel penal history, gay-rights battles; exceptional ...

ISBN: 9781925603965

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Islands: A New Zealand Journey

by Bruce Ansley

<b>A journey to New Zealand's most fascinating, wild and isolated islands.</b><BR><BR>Following on from their non-fiction book-of-the-year winning <i>Coast</i>, this is the next epic journey from writer Bruce Ansley and photographer Jane ...

ISBN: 9781775538462

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Italians in Australia

History, Memory, Identity

by Francesco Ricatti

<p>This book provides a concise and innovative history of Italian migration to Australia over the past 150 years. It focuses on crucial aspects of the migratory experience, including work and socio-economic mobility, disorientation and ...

ISBN: 9783319788739

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James Hardy Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite Terms as Used by the Convicts of the British Colonies of Australia with Additional True Stories, Remarkable Facts and Illustrations

by Simon Barnard

In the early 1800s magistrates in the Australian colonies were often frustrated by the language used by reoffending convicts to disguise their criminal activities and intensions. Convict clerk James Hardy Vaux came up with a useful idea- a ...

ISBN: 9781925773897

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