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The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
by Robert Hughes
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Here is history on an epic scale — a riveting, brilliantly written account of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system. Eighty years lay between the landing at Botany Nay in 1788... (read more)

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Australia Journey Through a Timeless Lan
Australia Journey Through a Timeless Lan
by Roff Martin Smith
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Illustrates the history, culture, landscapes, wildlife, and maritime of the continent of 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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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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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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Australian Colors: Images of the Outback
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback
by Bill Bachman
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For more than two years, photojournalist Bill Bachman explored the unique beauty of this mystical terrain, returning with the more than 300 dazzling, and sometimes perplexing, photographs featured in Australian Colors. The entertaining text he weaves... (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 Birth of Sydney
The Birth of Sydney
by Tim F Flannery
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The story of the founding and rise to prominence of one of the world's greatest cities -- Sydney, Australia, site of the 2000 Summer Olympic Games. Blending together the writings of early Australian settlers, leaders, journalists, and explorers, in The... (read more)

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New Zealand Landmarks
New Zealand Landmarks
by Rob Suisted
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Every part of New Zealand can boast one or more unique landmarks - from the surreal but spectacular elevated mounds and sanddunes beside the Hokianga Harbour in the Far North right down to Southland's sombre yet beautiful Mitre Peak. This collection of... (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 Oxford Illustrated History of New Zealand (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
The Oxford Illustrated History of New Zealand (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
by Keith Sinclair
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Bringing one thousand years to life, this is an illustrated history of New Zealand from the settlement by Polynesians to the present day. The book covers the period of colonization after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the wars between the Maori... (read more)

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E. O. Hoppe's Australia
E. O. Hoppe's Australia
by E O Hoppe
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'Hopp"s skill as a photographer, his interpretation of Australian identity, the cohesion and national scope of the collection make this one of Australia"s national treasures.' '"Linda Groom, curator of pictures, National Library of Australia Photographer... (read more)

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Presenting New Zealand: An Illustrated History
Presenting New Zealand: An Illustrated History
by Philip Temple
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Lavishly illustrated with over 150 full color and black and white historical and contemporary photographs, artworks, and regional maps, Presenting New Zealand is a quintessential visual and informative account of how the country has developed in relative... (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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Explorers (98 Edition)
Explorers (98 Edition)
by Tim (ed.) Flannery
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In this lively collection of stories of adventure and discovery, "The Explorers" tells the epic saga of the conquest and settlement of Australia. Flannery presents 67 accounts that convey the sense of wonder along with the dimensions of struggle.... (read more)

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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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Stilwater: Finding Wild Mercy in the Outback
Stilwater: Finding Wild Mercy in the Outback
by Rafael Routson De Grenade
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A young woman is airlifted to join a small crew on an abandoned Australian cattle station and drags feral cattle in from the wild, resulting in a spellbinding story that challenges notions of wildness and domestication, contrasting the pastoral with the... (read more)

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