Category:

 Aboriginal History

Reading Level:Scholarly/Graduate

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed th... read more

Dark Emu Black Seeds Agriculture or Accident?
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A sprinkling of prickly characters, some amazing plants and enough dirt to keep things interesting ensures For the Pleasure of the People: A history of 150 years of the Colac Botanic Gardens is as colourful as a b... read more

For the Pleasure of the People A History of 150 Years of the Colac Botanic Gardens
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The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the Railway takes a real 'warts and all' look at the Victorian Railways. Eight years in the making, this book abounds in history, humour, railway stuff-ups and the typical stupidity whi... read more

The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the Railway: Great Victorian Rail Stories
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Category:

 Australian History

A chance encounter in a fish-'n'-chip shop set Brendan Murray on the trail of a mystery. Had a gay man been secretly murdered on HMAS Australia during the Second World War? The veteran he spoke to was certain. 'I knew about it,' he said. 'We all did. 'But was the story true?... read more

The Drowned Man
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In May 2009 Sri Lanka's long and dreadful civil war was finally brought to an horrific end. Ruthlessly driven to a small strip of land on the tip of the island's north-east coast, tens of thousands of innocent civilians died, smashed by artill... read more

Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War
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Category:

 Australian History

Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2015. 2015 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards Category Winner - Non-Fiction & Overall Winner

Bestselling authorWinner NSW Premier's Literary Awards / Book of the Year Award 2015"Watson's magnificent, celebratory, contradictory study of the Australian bush will challenge the national imagination." --Thomas Keneally, winner of the Booker PrizeAn unputdownable journey, sho... read more

The Bush
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Respected academic Clive Hamilton realised something big was happening when, in 2016, it was revealed that wealthy Chinese businessmen linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had become the largest donors to both major Australian politic... read more

Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia
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Nophoto
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***Highly commended in the 2016 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript*** 'I need to be a writer, ' Ruth Park told her future husband, D'Arcy Niland, on the eve of their marriage. 'That's what I need from life.' Sh... read more

A Free Flame : Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century
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Advanced Australia explores the politics of ageing in Australia. The addition of 25 years to average life expectancy in Australia over the past century is a monumental achievement, but many commentators are greeting the prospect of Australians living longer with horror. The ageing of Australia's baby ... read more

Advanced Australia the Politics of Ageing
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Classic Tractors in Australia
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Category:

 Australian History

We all have those bucket list destinations in Australia - the places in our own backyard that we plan to visit one day (before we kick the bucket, of course). Australia's Ultimate Bucket List is your guide to the most iconic and diverse destinations across t... read more

Australia's Ultimate Bucket List
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