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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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Consuming ANZAC

The History of Australia's Most Powerful Brand

by Jo Hawkins

<p>In the years after the Great War, Australian memorials were often engraved with a simple request, ‘Let silent contemplation be your offering’. Today, remembrance is fuelled by a booming Anzac industry. Luxury cruises to far-flung ...

ISBN: 9781760800000

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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

Binding: Hardback

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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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Coranderrk

We will show the country

by Giordano Nanni

<p>The battle for Coranderrk was one of the first sustained campaigns for justice, land rights and self-determination. Proud of their culture, their community and their award-winning farm, the Kulin people (led by William Barak) lobbied against ...

ISBN: 9781922059390

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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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Courage in the Skies

The untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II

by Jim Eames

This is the extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II, particularly in its campaigns against the Japanese. ...

ISBN: 9781760293932

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Courage in the Skies

The untold story of Qantas, its brave men and women and their extraordinary role in World War II

by Jim Eames

This is the extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II, particularly in its campaigns against the Japanese. ...

ISBN: 9781760529192

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$22.99

Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

by Stephen Dando-Collins

Dando-Collins adroitly interweaves a compelling family history with the broader canvas of the Anzacs. <i>Crack Hardy</i> is a fine and important book.This is the true story of three Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers. One brother was ...

ISBN: 9781742755731

Binding: Paperback

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Crown Street Women's Hospital

A history 1893-1983

by Judith Godden

The history of Sydney's pioneering maternity hospital is also a history of medical care for women in Australia, from the days of untrained midwives to alternative birthing units. ...

ISBN: 9781743318409

Binding: Paperback

$45.00

Dark Emu

Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

by Bruce Pascoe

Dark Emu argues for a reconsideration of the 'hunter-gatherer' tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians and attempts to rebut the colonial myths that have worked to justify dispossession. Accomplished author Bruce Pascoe provides compelling

ISBN: 9781489380388

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Darling Mother, Darling Son

The Letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929-1972

by Edith M Ziegler

<p><b>‘However far away from you I am, you are the real centre of my life ...’&nbsp;</b><b>– Leslie Walford</b></p> <p>For much of the twentieth century the names Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne were synonymous with style and glamour. Walford was ...

ISBN: 9781742235257

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Darwin Spitfires

The real battle for Australia

by Anthony Cooper

In 1943, a small band of inexperienced Australian and British fighter pilots fought an ongoing air battle in defense of north-western Australia, flying against a formidably skilled and proficient opponent. The air raids on Darwin during 1942-43 ...

ISBN: 9781742232270

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$39.95

Decolonisation and the Pacific

Indigenous Globalisation and the Ends of Empire

by Dr Tracey Banivanua Mar

<p>This book charts the previously untold story of decolonisation in the oceanic world of the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, presenting it both as an indigenous and an international phenomenon. Tracey Banivanua Mar reveals how the inherent ...

ISBN: 9781316683170

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Denny Day

by Terry Smyth

ISBN: 9780857986825

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Denny Day

The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman – the Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre

by Terry Smyth

<p><strong>Captain Edward Denny Day - the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' - was Australia's greatest lawman, yet few have heard of him. This is his story.</strong></p> <p>Once there was a wilderness: Australia's frontier, a dangerous ...

ISBN: 9780857986832

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Dick Hamer

the liberal Liberal

by Tim Colebatch

<p>He was the reformer who made Victoria a leader in social equality, the arts, and the environment. He and his government built the underground rail loop, decriminalised homosexuality, abolished capital punishment, and outlawed sexual ...

ISBN: 9781925113396

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Dig 3ft NW: The Legendary Journey of Burke & Wills

by Murgatroyd Sarah

In 1860, an eccentric Irish police officer named Robert O'Hara Burke led a cavalcade of camels, wagons and men out of Melbourne. Accompanied by William Wills, a shy English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become the first ...

ISBN: 9781921351723

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Dig Tree: Text Classics, The

by Sarah Murgatroyd

<b> Introduced by Geoffrey Blainey </b> <i>Wills knew that he was fading fastest. On 26 June, he decided the only honourable thing to do was to sacrifice himself to save his companions. 'Without some change,' he wrote, 'I see little chance ...

ISBN: 9781921922268

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