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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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Making a Difference

Fifty Years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 19642014

by Rani Kerin 

<p>Established in 1964, the Centre for Research into Aboriginal Affairs propelled Monash University into a position of academic leadership in the ongoing struggle for justice for Aboriginal people. Leading the way in research into the causes of ...

ISBN: 9781925377644

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Making of Australia, The

by David Hill

<b>This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figures who helped build it into the thriving nation it is today, David Hill once again ...

ISBN: 9781742757674

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Making Peoples: A History Of The New Zealanders From Polynesian

by James Belich

A new paperback reprint of this best-selling and ground-breaking history. When first published in 1996 <i>Making Peoples</i> was hailed as redefining New Zealand history. It was undoubtedly the most important work of New Zealand history since ...

ISBN: 9780143007043

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Mateship: A Very Australian History

by Dyrenfurth Nick

A 'mate' is a mate, right? Wrong, argues Nick Dyrenfurth in this provocative new look at one of Australia's most talked-about beliefs. In the first book-length exploration of our secular creed, one of Australia's leading young ...

ISBN: 9781925106350

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Me Write Myself'

The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47

by Leonie Stevens

<p>Exiles, lost souls, remnants of a dying race. The fate of the First Nations peoples of Van Diemens Land is one of the most infamous chapters in Australian, and world, history. The men, women and children exiled to Flinders Island in the 1830s

ISBN: 9781925495652

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Memorandoms by James Martin

An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales

by Dr Tim Causer

<p>Among the vast body of manuscripts composed and collected by the philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), held by UCL Library’s Special Collections, is the earliest Australian convict narrative, <em>Memorandoms by James ...

ISBN: 9781911576846

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Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War

Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War

by Joy Damousi

<p>In an engaging and original contribution to the field of memory studies, Joy Damousi considers the enduring impact of war on family memory in the Greek diaspora. Focusing on Australia's Greek immigrants in the aftermath of the Second World ...

ISBN: 9781316452325

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Merino Country

by Paul Hersey

<b>The land of our hardiest, wildest and <b>wooliest </b>sheep breed, captured in all its spectacular beauty.</b><BR><b></b><BR>From the towering peaks of the Inland Kaikoura Range in the north to the glacial waters of Lake Wakatipu in the ...

ISBN: 9780143572589

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Minding Her Own Business

Colonial businesswomen in Sydney 

by Bishop & Catherine

<p>A history that populates the streets of colonial Sydney with entrepreneurial businesswomen earning their living in a variety of small and sometimes surprising enterprises.There are few memorials to colonial businesswomen, but if you know ...

ISBN: 9781742242149

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Moments in Time

A Book of Australian Postcards

by Jim Davidson

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">At the height of the postcard boom, when there were several deliveries of the post every day, you could send a postcard in the morning to arrange a meeting for that afternoon. Postcards were indeed the ...

ISBN: 9780642278777

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Moriori

A People Rediscovered

by Michael King

<p>'A book to be treasured for the access it gives us to a little-known corner of the New Zealand experience.'<br /> Tipene O'Regan, <em>Evening Post</em></p> <p><strong>This award-winning, trail-blazing book by Michael King restored the ...

ISBN: 9780143771289

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Napoleon's Australia

by Terry Smyth

<p>'A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling author of <em>Girt</em></p> <p>In the northern winter of 1814, a French armada set sail for New South Wales. The ...

ISBN: 9780143787297

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Ned Kelly

by Peter FitzSimons

Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless killer or a ...

ISBN: 9780857988140

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Nothing But Gold: The Diggers of 1852

by Robyn Annear

Robyn Annear's lively history describes in detail life on the diggings- the mud of winter and dust of summer, the pluckiness of the women and children, the grog shanties, the flies, the mania of mining, the despair and the delirium, and the much

ISBN: 9781876485283

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Old Days, Old Ways

Stories from my radio days in the bush

by Alex Nicol

Former ABC Radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia before television and the internet. ...

ISBN: 9781760528492

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On the Brink

Trump, Kim, and the Threat of Nuclear War

by Van Jackson

<p>In 2017, the world watched as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traded personal insults and escalating threats of nuclear war amid unprecedented shows of military force. Former Pentagon insider and Korean security ...

ISBN: 9781108699730

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Opposition Vanishing

The Australian Labor Party and the Crisis in Elite Politics

by Ashley Lavelle

<p>This book questions the common understanding of party political behaviour, explaining some of the sharp differences in political behaviour through a focused case study—drawing systematically on primary and archival research—of the Australian ...

ISBN: 9789811058257

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Outback Pioneers: Great Achievers of the Australian Bush

by Evan McHugh

In <i>Outback Pionners</i>, Evan McHugh gathers the enthralling stories of the men and women who opened up the Australian outback and in the process discovered the beauty and terror of this extraordinary country.<BR><BR> We meet the little-known

ISBN: 9780143010760

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