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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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A Concise History of Australia

by Professor Stuart Macintyre

<p>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

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A Concise History of Australia

by Stuart Macintyre

<p>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

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A Concise History of New Zealand

by Philippa Mein Smith

<p>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. ...

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A Game of Our Own

The Origins of Australian Football

by Geoffrey Blainey

<p>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?</p> <p>In <em>A Game of Our ...

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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 ...

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A History of Canberra

by Nicholas Brown

<p>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

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A History of New Zealand Literature

by Mark Williams

<p>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 ...

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A History of Tasmania

by Henry Reynolds

<p>This captivating work charts the history of Tasmania from the arrival of European maritime expeditions in the late eighteenth century, through to the modern day. By presenting the perspectives of both Indigenous Tasmanians and British ...

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A History of Victoria

by Geoffrey Blainey

<p>A History of Victoria is a lively account of the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria, from the arrival of the first Aboriginal peoples through to the present day. In his inimitable style, Geoffrey Blainey considers Victoria's ...

ISBN: 9781107290006

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A Journey Travelled

Aboriginal - European relations in Albany and the surrounding region from first contact to 1926

by Murrary Arnold

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A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015

by Gonzalo Villanueva

<p>This book offers the first transnational historical study of the creation, contention and consequences of the Australian animal movement. Largely inspired by Peter Singer and his 1975 book <em>Animal Liberation</em>, a new wave of animal ...

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Abandoned Women

Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas

by Lucy Frost

From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a rich and evocative account of the ...

ISBN: 9781760290269

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Aboriginal Convicts

Australian, Khoisan, and Maori Exiles

by Kristyn Harman

Bulldog and Musquito, Aboriginal warriors from the Hawkesbury, were captured and sent to Norfolk Island following frontier skirmishes in New South Wales. Eventually, Bulldog seems to have made it home. Musquito was transported to Van Diemen?s ...

ISBN: 9781742233239

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Aboriginal Victorians

A history since 1800

by Richard Broome

The fascinating and sometimes horrifying story of Aborigines in Victoria since white settlement, from one of Australia's leading historians. ...

ISBN: 9781741145694

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Across The Seas: Australia's Response To Refugees: A History

by Klaus Neumann

ISBN: 9781863957359

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