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110 degrees in the Waterbag

A History of Life, Work and Leisure in Leonora, Gwalia and the Northern Goldfields

by Lenore Layman

The goldfields have been a powerful influence on both Australian and Western Australian history. Gold has driven development in many parts of Australia. A great number of family lives have been shaped by migration to and from the fields. ...

ISBN: 9781920843687

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1772

The French Annexation of New Holland

by Philippe Godard

The French–English rivalry in the 18th century set the backdrop for exploration in the Indian and Pacific oceans. In 1771, two young, ambitious, French naval officers and Breton nobles, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen and his second-in-command Louis de

ISBN: 9781920843984

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1788

by Tench Watkin, Tim Flannery (Ed)

Watkin Tench sailed to Australia with the First Fleet in 1788. In his late twenties, a captain of the marines, he was insatiably curious about the new British colony of Australia. In his four years in the country, he wrote two books about the ...

ISBN: 9781921520044

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1788: Text Classics

by Watkin Tench

<b> Introduced by Tim Flannery </b> <i> do not hesitate to declare that the natives of New South Wales possess a considerable portion of that acumen, or sharpness of intellect, which bespeaks genius.</i> In 1788 Watkin Tench stepped ashore ...

ISBN: 9781921922312

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1942

Australia's Greatest Peril

by Bob Wurth

<p>This is the real story of the genuine and terrifying threat the Imperial Japanese Navy posed to Australia in 1942.</p><p>On the beautiful Inland Sea of Japan &#8211; the heartland of the Imperial Navy &#8211; and in frenetic wartime Tokyo, ...

ISBN: 9780330426046

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36 Days

by Hugh Dolan

When Australian troops stormed Z Beach in the pre-dawn darkness of 25 April 1915, it was the culmination of one of the most complex and daunting operations in the history of warfare - a seaborne assault on a heavily fortified shore, defended by ...

ISBN: 9781742613376

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44 Days

75 Squadron and the Fight for Australia

by Michael Veitch

In March and April 1942, RAAF 75 Squadron bravely defended Port Moresby for 44 days when Australia truly stood alone against the Japanese. This group of raw young recruits scrambled ceaselessly in their Kittyhawk fighters to an extraordinary and

ISBN: 9781489348166

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44 Days

75 Squadron and the Fight for Australia

by Michael Veitch

In March and April 1942, RAAF 75 Squadron bravely defended Port Moresby for 44 days when Australia truly stood alone against the Japanese. This group of raw young recruits scrambled ceaselessly in their Kittyhawk fighters to an extraordinary and

ISBN: 9781489348173

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A Boy's Short Life

The true Story of Warren Braedon / Louis Johnson

by Anna Haebich

Warren Braedon, named by his adoptive parents Louis St John Johnson, was taken from his mother in Alice Springs at just three months old. Told he had been abandoned, Louis’s adoptive parents, Bill and Pauline Johnson raised him in a loving ...

ISBN: 9781742585079

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A Cargo of Women

Susannah Watson and the convicts of the Princess Royal

by Babette Smith

New edition of the bestselling history that traces the chequered story of 100 women transported together in 1829 to Sydney. Includes new information on the women and treatment of convicts, and new illustrations. ...

ISBN: 9781741755510

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A Concise History of Australia

by Professor Stuart Macintyre

Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how ...

ISBN: 9781139903837

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A Concise History of Australia

by Stuart Macintyre

Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands years old. For much of the past 225 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how ...

ISBN: 9781316440773

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A Concise History of New Zealand

by Philippa Mein Smith

New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million years ago to the twenty-first century. ...

ISBN: 9781107703407

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A Forger's Progress

The Life of Francis Greenway

by Alasdair McGregor

<p>Talented, well trained and confident in his own abilities and worth, Australia’s first government architect was also hot-headed and tactless.</p><p>Sentenced to death for forgery, then granted a last-minute reprieve, Francis Greenway was ...

ISBN: 9781742233789

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A Forger's Progress

The Life of Francis Greenway

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A Fortunate Life

by Roger Cardwell

Born in 1894, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine ...

ISBN: 9781743136690

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A Game of Our Own

The Origins of Australian Football

by Geoffrey Blainey

Today Australian Rules football is a multi-million-dollar business, with superstar players, high-profile presidents and enough scandals to fill a soap opera. The game has changed beyond recognition – or has it? <br><br> In <i>A Game of Our ...

ISBN: 9781921825774

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A Handful of Sand

The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-off

by Charlie Ward

Fifty years ago, a group of striking Aboriginal stockmen in the remote Northern Territory of Australia heralded a revolution in the cattle industry and a massive shift in Aboriginal affairs. Now, after many years of research, A Handful of Sand ...

ISBN: 9781925377187

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A History of Canberra

by Nicholas Brown

Designed as an 'ideal city' and emblem of the nation, Canberra has long been a source of ambivalence for many Australians. In this charming and concise book, Nicholas Brown challenges these ideas and looks beyond the clichés to illuminate the ...

ISBN: 9781316144138

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A History of New Zealand Literature

by Mark Williams

A History of New Zealand Literature traces the genealogy of New Zealand literature from its first imaginings by Europeans in the eighteenth century. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction that charts the growth of, and challenges to, a ...

ISBN: 9781316545201

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