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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

Binding: Paperback

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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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Bush Doctors

by Annabelle Brayley

Imagine yourself critically injured or seriously ill in the middle of nowhere. You’d be hoping like hell there was a doctor nearby to take charge; someone resourceful, who’d think quickly and stay calm under pressure; someone who could, if ...

ISBN: 9781489415455

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Bush Doctors

by Annabelle Brayley

Imagine yourself critically injured or seriously ill in the middle of nowhere. You’d be hoping like hell there was a doctor nearby to take charge; someone resourceful, who’d think quickly and stay calm under pressure; someone who could, if ...

ISBN: 9781489415462

Binding: CD-Extra

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Bushrangers

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 ...

ISBN: 9781921580239

Binding: Hardback

$14.99

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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Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady

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. ...

ISBN: 9781742372877

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$32.99

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

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Censor's Library, The

by Moore Nicole

<b>AN ABSORBING EXPOS OF THE BOOKS WE COULDN'T READ, DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT, AND THE REASONS WHY.</b>When Nicole Moore discovered the secret 'censor's library' in the National Archives - 793 boxes prohibited from the 1920s to the 1980s - so began a ...

ISBN: 9780702239168

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Chamberlain Case: The Legal Saga That Transfixed The Nation,The

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 ...

ISBN: 9781922070036

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

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

Binding: Paperback

$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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Citizen Labillardire

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> ...

ISBN: 9780522851601

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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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$24.95

Coast

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 ...

ISBN: 9781742232706

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Committed to Learning: A History of Education at the University of Melbourne

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

ISBN: 9780522872101

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Commonwealth Of Thieves, The

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 ...

ISBN: 9780143790839

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$19.99