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Unaustralian of the Year: Words & Pictures by Bill Leak
Unaustralian of the Year: Words & Pictures by Bill Leak
by Bill Leak
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A new collection of the art and observations of cartoonist and contrarian Bill Leak, this book conveys the contempt felt by the Australian public towards its politicians and political practice. Featuring editorial cartoons from the past five years, this... (read more)

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Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands & People
Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands & People
by Tim F Flannery
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This ground-breaking ecological history of Australasia will enrich the understanding of anyone who wonders what the future holds for humanity.... (read more)

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True Stories
True Stories
by Helen Garner
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"Helen Garner writes the best sentences in Australia."—Bulletin Helen Garner looks at the world with a shrewd and sympathetic eye. Her nonfiction, with its many voices, is always passionate and compelling. True Stories is an extraordinary book... (read more)

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Discover Western Australia
Discover Western Australia
by Jocelyn Burt
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Offers travellers and visitors a glimpse of the astonishing variety of attractions this vast state has to offer.... (read more)

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Australian Cultural History
Australian Cultural History
by Francis Barrymore Smith
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Australian Cultural History is a 1988 text which opens up new ways of looking at Australian society, culture and history. The diverse and distinguished authors range across religion, literature, history, popular ideas, painting, ballet, patronage and... (read more)

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The Singing Line: Tracking the Australian Adventures of My Intrepid Victorian Ancestors
The Singing Line: Tracking the Australian Adventures of My Intrepid Victorian Ancestors
by Alice Thomson
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A charming true-life romantic adventure about a pair of young British couples--one hundred fifty years apart--braving the exotic rigors of the Australian Outback The Singing Line is a wondrous narrative that combines the historical adventure of Longitude... (read more)

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The Cultivation of Whiteness: Science, Health and Racial Destiny in Australia
The Cultivation of Whiteness: Science, Health and Racial Destiny in Australia
by Warwick Anderson
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In nineteenth-century Australia, the main commentators on race and biological differences were doctors. But the medical profession entertained serious anxieties about the possibility of "racial denigration" of the white population in the new land, and... (read more)

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Australia Flying High (Flying High)
Australia Flying High (Flying High)
by Klaus D. Francke
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Australia is the world's smallest continent but the world's largest island, unsurpassed in its diversity of cultures and natural wonders. Aerial photographer Klaus D. Francke invites readers to explore this vast and beautiful land through this superb... (read more)

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Australian Nation: Its British & Irish Roots
Australian Nation: Its British & Irish Roots
by Geoffrey Partington
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Geoffrey Partington was inspired to write this book by caricatures of the mainstream Australian past as repressive, intolerant, and reactionary. He paints a different portrait, detailing the historical account of the influences that have made Australia... (read more)

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Walkabout Year: Twelve Months in Australia
Walkabout Year: Twelve Months in Australia
by Samuel F. Pickering
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"Reading Pickering," said Smithsonian, "is like taking a walk with your oldest, wittiest friend." In Walkabout Year, Samuel Pickering, the professor who inspired the movie Dead Poets Society, provides an intimate, engaging chronicle... (read more)

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Colonial Technology: Science and the Transfer of Innovation to Australia (Studies in Australian History)
Colonial Technology: Science and the Transfer of Innovation to Australia (Studies in Australian History)
by Jan Todd
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Australia has always imported overseas technology, largely out of necessity, but has this been exploitative, fostering a relationship of dependence, or used to Australia's advantage? Jan Todd explores this question in the context of nineteenth-century... (read more)

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Carrying the Banner
Carrying the Banner
by Joan Eveline
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Stirred by their passion for a cause, twenty-two Australian women reveal new ways of doing leadership. Their diverse backgrounds and behind-the-scenes stories show the dramas and frustrations which color women's experience in the public eye. In politics... (read more)

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A History of New South Wales:
A History of New South Wales:
by Beverley Kingston
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How New South Wales has developed and differentiated itself from other Australian states.... (read more)

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While in Darkness There Is Light: Idealism and Tragedy on an Australian Commune
While in Darkness There Is Light: Idealism and Tragedy on an Australian Commune
by Louella Bryant
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A look at the lives of five young men who, during the Vietnam era, start a commune in Australia—and a look at how young men often look to the wild to find themselves and the consequences this sometimes yields. The Rosebud Farm project was born of... (read more)

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The Songlines
The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
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New edition published as part of the Vintage Classics series.... (read more)

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My Place
My Place
by Sally Morgan
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Looking at the views and experiences of three generations of indigenous Australians, this autobiography unearths political and societal issues contained within Australia's indigenous culture. Sally Morgan traveled to her grandmothers birthplace, starting... (read more)

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Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact
Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact
by Inga Clendinnen
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Story of the first British settlers of Australia and the people they found living there.... (read more)

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Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
by Geraldine Brooks
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As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe,... (read more)

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Farewell To Nippon
Farewell To Nippon
by Sato Machiko
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This study presents an ethnographic account of a fresh breed of emigrants who have left Japan to settle in Australia in pursuit of a better quality of life. They differ from "economic migrants" who went overseas before the 1970s for economic reasons but... (read more)

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The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women
The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women
by Deborah J Swiss
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The convict women who built a continent..."A moving and fascinating story." -Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold's Ghost The Tin Ticket takes readers to the dawn of the nineteenth century and into the lives of three women arrested and sent... (read more)

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