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 Indigenous

Series:Australian History Ser.

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 o... read more

A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-Off
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 History

Series:Australian Army History Series

Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly was a renowned soldier and one of the most influential figures in Australia's military history. As Chief of the General Staff during the Vietnam War, he oversaw a significant re-organisation of ... read more

A Soldier's Soldier: A Biography of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly
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"A white hot flame indeed - here is an important contribution to our national story." --Kim Scott *** Mary Montgomerie Bennett (1881-1961) is an important but under-recognised figure in Australian history. A m... read more

A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett, Author, Educator, Activist for Indigenous Justice
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 Literary Studies

Series:Australian History Ser.

In 2015, the Australian federal government proclaimed that violence against women had become a national crisis. Despite widespread social and economic advances in the status of women since the 1970s, including growing awareness and action a... read more

Gender Violence in Australia - Historical Perspectives
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 Art

Series:Australian Natural History Series

Seven 'great whales' are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whales - blue whale, fin whale, humpback whale, sei whale, Bryde's whale and southern right whale. Also found is the largest toothed whale - the sperm whale.This book provides a relatively d... read more

Great Whales
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 History

Series:Studies in Australian History
Awards:Winner of Ernest Scott Prize for History 1997.

Hunters and Collectors is about historical consciousness and environmental sensibilities in European Australia from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It is in part a collective biography of amateur antiquarians, archaeologists, n... read more

Hunters and Collectors: The Antiquarian Imagination in Australia
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 Field Guides

Series:Australian Natural History Series

Possums are the most common arboreal mammal in Australia. - Understandably, many people find the doe-eyed and bushy-tailed critters to be very appealing: many feed them from their suburban balconies while others volunteer to care for injured or orphaned animals. In many parts of Australia, the wellbei... read more

Nophoto
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 Entertainment

Series:The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

This is your backstage pass to the hidden side of the music industry - the tantrums, the fights, the tensions, the indulgence, the sex, the alcohol, the drugs. The roadies see it all, and now they are sharing their secrets. Roadies are the ... read more

Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock N Roll
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 Australian Reference

Series:Australian History

Dead sheep, dry dams, cracked earth and economic devastation: we feel we understand drought and yet there is more to this story. Australias long history of drought has goaded people to adapt and respond creatively. This book explores the ... read more

Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia
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 History

Series:Australian Army History Series

The fighting on the Kokoda Track in World War II is second only to Gallipoli in the Australian national consciousness. The Kokoda campaign of 1942 has taken on mythical status in Australian military history. According to the legend, Australian soldiers were vastly outnumbered by the Japanese, who suff... read more

The Kokoda Campaign 1942: Myth and Reality
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 History

Series:Australian Army History Series

In 1915 the 1st Australian Division led the way ashore at Gallipoli. In 1916 it achieved the first Australian victory on the Western Front at Pozieres. It was still serving with distinction in the battles that led to the defeat of the German army in 1918. To Win the Battle explains how the division ro... read more

To Win the Battle: The 1st Australian Division in the Great War 1914 - 1918
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 History

Series:Australian History Ser.

The first in-depth study of female same-sex desire in twentieth-century Australia, this book explores the compelling stories of ordinary women who struggled to build lives and express their love for other women in a hostile society. Focusing on Sydney and country New South Wales in the mid-twentieth-c... read more

Unnamed Desires A Sydney Lesbian History
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