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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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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among Aborigines
Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among Aborigines
by Julia Blackburn
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In 1913, at the age of 54, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. Brilliantly reviewed, astonishingly original, this "eloquent and illuminating portrait of an extraordinary woman" (New York Times Book Review) tells a... (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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Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee
by Chloe Hooper
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andlt;bandgt;In 2004 on Palm Island,andlt;/bandgt; an Aboriginal settlement in the "Deep North" of Australia, a thirty-six-year-old man named Cameron Doomadgee was arrested for swearing at a white police officer. Forty minutes later he was dead in the... (read more)

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Road From Coorain
Road From Coorain
by Jill Conway
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Jill Ker Conway grew up in New South Wales in the 1940s and '50s. This is her account of an Australian childhood in the outback, and subsequently in Sydney, encompassing family tragedy, a devastating struggle with the desert environment, and an evocation... (read more)

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Being All Equal (Global Issues,)
Being All Equal (Global Issues,)
by Judith Kapferer
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- Is there such a thing as an Australian national identity? Or is Australia just a melting pot of different peoples and cultures without a common culture? - What is distinctive and what is universal about everyday life in Australia? In a post-colonial... (read more)

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The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
by Bill Gammage
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Reveals the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people in presettlement Australia  Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park, with extensive grassy patches and... (read more)

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Wisdom Man
Wisdom Man
by Camilla Chance
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Banjo Clarke was an elder of the Kirrae Whurrong, a people of the Gunditjmara nation, and was a direct descendant of Queen Truganini. He was born in 1922 near Warrnambool, and by the time he passed away in March 2000 he was known and loved by thousands... (read more)

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The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China
The Life and Adventures of Morrison of China
by Peter Thompson
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The compelling story of the first Australian to break into Fleet Streets elite corps of foreign correspondents, this powerful and gripping biography narrates “Chinese Morrisons” life. A strong sense of courage and devotion to reporting the... (read more)

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Recovery from the Depression
Recovery from the Depression
by Rg Gregory
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In Australian economic history, as in the nation's politics and culture, the Great Depression is a dominant theme. In this volume, an international group of economists and economic historians has collaborated to examine the ways in which Australia... (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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The Dig Tree: The Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Fontier
The Dig Tree: The Story of Bravery, Insanity, and the Race to Discover Australia's Wild Fontier
by Sarah Murgatroyd
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The harrowing true story of the Burke and Willis expedition team who took on the Australian wilds 150 years ago--and lost. They departed Melbourne's Royal Park in the summer of 1860, a misfit party of eighteen amateur explorers cheered on by thousands of... (read more)

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A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia
A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia
by Thomas Keneally
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It was 1786 when Arthur Phillip, an ambitious captain in the Royal Navy, was assigned the formidable task of organizing an expedition to Australia in order to establish a penal colony. The squalid and turbulent prisons of London were overflowing, and... (read more)

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The Lucky Culture
The Lucky Culture
by Nick Cater
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A bold and provocative book about Australia's national identity and how it is threatened by the rise of a ruling class. Nick Cater, senior editor at The Australian, tracks the seismic changes in Australian culture and outlook since Donald Horne wrote The... (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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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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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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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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