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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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The Songlines
The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
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Bruce Chatwin—author of In Patagonia—ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks." Along these timeless paths, amongst the fortune hunters and redneck Australians... (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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Cooper's Creek: Tragedy and Adventure in the Australian Outback
Cooper's Creek: Tragedy and Adventure in the Australian Outback
by Alan Moorehead
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In 1860, an expedition set out from Melbourne, Australia, into the interior of the country, with the mission to find a route to the northern coast. Headed by Robert OHara Burke and William John Wills, the party of adventurers, scientists, and camels set... (read more)

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Romulus, My Father
Romulus, My Father
by Raimond Gaita
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A powerful, best-selling memoir about the relationship between a father and son. Adapted as an award-winning film starring Eric Bana (Hulk), loved by readers and lauded by critics, Romulus, My Father is about how one compassionate and honest man taught... (read more)

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Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa
Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa
by Norman Etherington
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In Mapping Colonial Conquest, cartography is revealed to be the product of powerful social formations fiscal, dynastic, military, commercial, and imperial informing not only where we see ourselves in the world, but also how our cultural, historical, a... (read more)

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Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand
Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand
by Elvin Hatch
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"Trees of the California Landscape combines in a single volume just about everything landscape design professionals or home gardeners need to know about California trees. This excellent reference book/field guide will be particularly welcomed by... (read more)

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Secret Country
Secret Country
by John Pilger
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A study which takes the reader beyond the euphemistic and romantic popular misconceptions to reveal the often invisible past and the present subterfuge of Australia. It portrays a country of stark contrasts, of visionaries and criminals whose secrets are... (read more)

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Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle's Fabrication of Aboriginal History (Agenda Melbourne, Vic.)
Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle's Fabrication of Aboriginal History (Agenda Melbourne, Vic.)
by Robert Manne
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In December 2002, "The Fabrication of Aboriginal History Vol.1 by Keith Windschuttle was published. It argued that violence between whites and Aboriginals in colonial Tasmania had been vastly exaggerated and sought to rewrite the most contentious part of... (read more)

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Australia's History: Themes and Debates
Australia's History: Themes and Debates
by Martyn Lyons
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This landmark volume will be created to coincide with the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences which the University of New South Wales in Sydney will be hosting in 2005. Sponsored by the Australian Historical Association, the book will... (read more)

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Dark Victory
Dark Victory
by David Marr
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This updated edition of a stirring account of the Australian government's handling of the Children Overboard affair and the Pacific Solution is a remarkable piece of investigative journalism. New information about the ways the Howard government... (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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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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Daisy Bates in the Desert
Daisy Bates in the Desert
by Julia Blackburn
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This blend of documentary and fiction describes the author's search for Daisy Bates, an eccentric woman who lived alone in the deserts of South Australia in the early years of the century and whose accounts of her time there make no distinction between... (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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Terra Nullius (07 Edition)
Terra Nullius (07 Edition)
by Lindqvist
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"At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate and replace throughout the world the savage races."—Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man "Terra nullius"—no man's... (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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New Zealand
New Zealand
by Warren Jacobs
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New Zealand is both one of the most unique and most pristine landscapes on Earth. Its otherworldly qualities have made it the location for many films in recent years, most notably perhaps, The Lord of the Rings. In this collection, photographer Warren... (read more)

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