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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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Literary Nonfiction. A tale of stunningly wealthy young men searching for a moral compass in a world that seems to have gone mad, WHILE IN DARKNESS THERE IS LIGHT rivals Jon Krackauer at his best. Bryant chronicles the events leading up to the 1974... (read more)

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How to Make Trouble and Influence People: Pranks, Protests, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making from Across Australia
How to Make Trouble and Influence People: Pranks, Protests, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making from Across Australia
by Iain Mcintyre
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Exploring Australias radical past through more than 300 images and 500 stories of social activism, this book reveals a hidden inspirational history through Indigenous resistance, convict revolts, student occupations, and more. Twelve key Australian... (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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A Shorter History of Australia: Further Revised & Updated
A Shorter History of Australia: Further Revised & Updated
by Geoffrey Blainey
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Revised and updated, a broad, concise, and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one of the country's most renowned historiansAfter a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is... (read more)

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Sean & David's Long Drive (Lonely Planet Journeys)
Sean & David's Long Drive (Lonely Planet Journeys)
by Sean Condon
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Sean Condon is young, urban and a connoisseur of hair wax. He can't drive, and he doesn't really travel well. So when Sean and his friend David set out to explore Australia in a duck-egg blue 1966 Ford Falcon, the result is a decidedly offbeat look at... (read more)

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Unpolished Gem: My Mother, My Grandmother, and Me
Unpolished Gem: My Mother, My Grandmother, and Me
by Alice Pung
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After Alice Pung’s family fled to Australia from the killing fields of Cambodia, her father chose Alice as her name because he thought their new country was a Wonderland. In this lyrical, bittersweet debut memoir—already an award- winning... (read more)

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Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore
Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore
by Michael Alexander
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A true story with more drama and excitement than fiction. In 1836, the barque Stirling Castle shipwrecked on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, leaving the crew, Captain Fraser, and his wife at the mercy of cannibalistic aborigines. The captain was soon... (read more)

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Dancing With Strangers the True History of the Meeting of the British First Fleet & the Aboriginal Australians 1788
Dancing With Strangers the True History of the Meeting of the British First Fleet & the Aboriginal Australians 1788
by Inga Clendinnen
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In January 1788, the First Fleet arrived in New South Wales, Australia and a thousand British men and women encountered the people who would be their new neighbors. Dancing with Strangers tells the story of what happened between the first British... (read more)

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Australia in the International Economy in the Twentieth Century
Australia in the International Economy in the Twentieth Century
by Barrie Dyster
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Ever since 1788, Australia's economic well being has, for good or ill, been affected by the international economy. The authors trace that relationship from the late nineteenth-century onwards. The book is arranged in four chronological sections: pre... (read more)

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Social Democracy in Australia's Asian Future
Social Democracy in Australia's Asian Future
by Ross Garnaut
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A collection of lectures and writings authored by economist Garnaut (Australia National U.) between 1982 and 2000. Garnaut argues that the facets of social democracy valued by Australians, such as full employment and equitable income distribution, can... (read more)

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Australia; Too Many People?; the Population Question.
Australia; Too Many People?; the Population Question.
by Erik C Paul
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An important challenge that will shape Australia's futures, says Paul (Macquarie U., Sydney), is its adaptation to the geographic realities of being a small population occupying an entire continent, trying to make friends with neighboring Asia where... (read more)

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Sydney
Sydney
by Geoff Moorhouse
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Sydney's harbor establishes it as one of the most attractive modern cities, but its beginnings suggest something different. In 1770, the British Parliament saw the area as a solution to England's overcrowded prisons. On arriving at the harbor, the first "... (read more)

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Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia
Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia
by David Day
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A new and updated edition of David Day's award winning exciting general history of Australia from European settlement to the present day. By placing race at the centre of the Australian story and linking it to a broader narrative of possession... (read more)

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In a Sunburned Country
In a Sunburned Country
by Bill Bryson
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"Everything, it seems, is interesting to Bill Bryson. The marvel is that he can make it all interesting to us. Three billion year old fossilized organisms off the western coast; a giant lobster on the side of a highway; empty, forbidding spaces...In a... (read more)

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Western Australia in the 20th Century
Western Australia in the 20th Century
by Patrick Cornish
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A collection of personal memories of people in Western Australia over the century. Some well known and others not, they share their experience of war, depression, immigration, celebrity, community, and creativity. The volume is a companion to a... (read more)

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Lakeside City; the Dreaming of Joondalup.
Lakeside City; the Dreaming of Joondalup.
by Tom Stannage
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Stannage (history, U. of Western Australia) draws upon information resulting from extensive research and a large number of interviews to tell the story of people who shared a vision and conceived the means of achieving it. He reveals that although the... (read more)

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Over the Top with Jim
Over the Top with Jim
by Hugh Lunn
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Over the Top with Jim is the all-time biggest-selling memoir of an Australian childhood. Now available in a new edition, this is the unforgettable story of a working class 1950s family wrestling true love from original sin.... (read more)

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True North: A Memoir
True North: A Memoir
by Jill Ker Conway
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"Compelling...A fascinating life." --The Toronto Star "Conway is a remarkable woman--spunky, intelligent." --The Globe and Mail "A wonderful book...An immensely engaging storyteller." --Washington Post Book World From the... (read more)

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Health & Disease in Australia 1788-1928: A History
Health & Disease in Australia 1788-1928: A History
by J H L Cumpston
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Cumpston completed this work over 50 years ago, but because of economic constraints it was never published. It is an overview of ill- health and mortality in Australia from 1788 to 1928, discussing early colonial health problems; demographic, climatic,... (read more)

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