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JB Chifley

An Ardent Internationalist

by Julie Suares

<p>This, combined with his rural background and commitment to the labour movement, played a major role in the development of his internationalist perspective. Often overlooked by historians, Chifley believed that the only way to avoid war and ...

ISBN: 9780522874716

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Karl Hanssens Memoirs of his Wartime Experiences in Samoa and New Zealand 19151916

by James Bade

<p>Karl Hanssen’s memoirs provide an invaluable outsider’s view of life in New Zealand prisons and a unique perspective on German Samoa under New Zealand occupation. In October 1915, Hanssen, manager of the DHPG, a large German copra production ...

ISBN: 9783653959383

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Kosciuszko

by Nick Brodie

<DIV>Australia&rsquo;s highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, is a dangerous place. Evan Hayes was an ordinary Australian battler. Hardworking, likable. Laurie Seaman was a world-wise American. Adventurous, affluent. When this athletic pair of ...

ISBN: 9781743794012

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Kurlumarniny

We come from the desert

by Monty Hale (Minyjun)

<div><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">We come from the desert</i><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"> is the story of Minyjun (Monty Hale), a senior Ngulipartu man from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Written in his own language and in ...

ISBN: 9780855758301

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Lachlan Macquarie

by John Ritchie

<p>'Ritchie has provided an exciting and dramatic account of the life and work of Macquarie. We learn, in contrast to the antiseptic treatment of the standard text books, that Macquarie was a man of strong passions, beliefs, plans and ambitions ...

ISBN: 9780522865776

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Larrikins in Khaki

Tales of irreverence and courage from World War II Diggers

by Tim Bowden

From recruitment and training and the battlegrounds of Palestine, North Africa, Thailand, Burma and beyond, here are the highly individual stories of Australia's World War II Diggers told in their own voices - warts and all. ...

ISBN: 9781760528546

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Larrikins: A History

by Bellanta Melissa

From the true-blue Crocodile Hunter to the blue humour of Stiffy and Mo, from the Beaconsfield miners to <i>The Sentimental Bloke</i>, Australia has often been said to possess a 'larrikin streak'. Today, being a larrikin has positive ...

ISBN: 9780702239120

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Last Woman Hanged

by Caroline Overington

ISBN: 9781460750933

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Last Words

The hanging of Ronald Ryan

by Barry Dickins

ISBN: 9781743792780

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Let the Land Speak

A history of Australia - how the land created our nation

by Jackie French

<p>From one of our most respected and award-winning authors, Jackie French, comes a fascinating and fresh interpretation of Australian history, focusing on how the land itself, rather than social forces, has shaped the major events that led to ...

ISBN: 9781743099018

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Let the Land Speak: A history of Australia - how the land created our nation

by Jackie French

From one of our most respected and award-winning authors, Jackie French, comes a fascinating and fresh interpretation of Australian history, focusing on how the land itself, rather than social forces, has shaped the major events that led to ...

ISBN: 9781460758281

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Light Horse

A History of Australia's Mounted Arm

by Jean Bou

<p>The mounted soldier is one of the most evocative symbols in Australian military history. Now a celebrated part of Australia's army heritage, the role and very existence of mounted troops in modern warfare was being called into question at the

ISBN: 9781107272217

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Living in History

Tasmania's historic homes, the people who built them, and those who live in them now

by Alice Bennett

A beautiful journey in colour to some of the most spectacular and historic houses in Tasmania, filled with surprising stories of the people who inhabit them. ...

ISBN: 9781742373591

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Living with the Locals

Early Europeans’ Experience of Indigenous Life

by Victoria Haskins

ISBN: 9780642278951

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Looking for the Light on the Hill

modern Labor's challenges

by Troy Bramston

<p>Today, the Australian Labor Party is in crisis. Reduced to minority government after just one term, and at rock bottom in the opinion polls, the party seems to be at a defining moment in its history. The perception of the federal government ...

ISBN: 9781921942280

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Lucky Country: Popular Penguins, The

by Donald Horne

He just wanted a decent book to read . . . Not too much to ask, was it? It was in 1935 when Allen Lane stood on a British railway platform looking for something good to read on his journey. His choice was limited to popular ...

ISBN: 9780143202813

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Made in Queensland: A New History

by Fitzgerald Ross & Megarrity Lydon & Symo

In 1859, Queensland formally separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony. Since then, it has grown into a dynamic state with extraordinary, diverse landscapes, a wealth of intellectual and physical resources and a population ...

ISBN: 9780702236617

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Made In Queensland: A New History

by Fitzgerald Ross Et Al

<b>This landmark book celebrates the last 150 years of the people, the places and the stories that made Queensland.</b> In 1859, Queensland formally separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony. Since then, it has grown into

ISBN: 9780702236631

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Magna Carta and New Zealand

History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa

by Stephen Winter & Chris Jones

<p>This volume is the first to explore the vibrant history of Magna Carta in Aotearoa New Zealand’s legal, political and popular culture. Readers will benefit from in-depth analyses of the Charter’s reception along with explorations of its roles

ISBN: 9783319584393

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Major Thomas

by Greg Growden

ISBN: 9781925712810

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$32.99