Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.) - shortlisted for the 2015 Queensland Literary Awards - University of Southern Queensland History Prize.
Race and the Modern Exotic: Three 'Australian' Women on Global Display (Clayton, Vic.: Monash University Publishing, 2011).
Gender and Empire (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).
To Try Her Fortune in London: Australian Women, Colonialism, and Modernity (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
On Her Their Lives Depend: Munitions Workers in the Great War (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994).
Series editor, Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 high school textbooks for the National Curriculum in History: Woollacott et al., History for the Australian Curriculum (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Desley Deacon, Penny Russell and Angela Woollacott (editors), Transnational Lives: Biographies of Global Modernity, 1700-present (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 in their series on Transnational History).
Desley Deacon, Penny Russell and Angela Woollacott (eds.), Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World (Canberra: ANU E-Press, 2008).
Mrinalini Sinha, Donna J. Guy and Angela Woollacott (eds.), Feminisms and Internationalism (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1999). First published as a special issue of Gender & History Vol. 10, No. 3 (November 1998).
Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott (eds.), Gendering War Talk (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993).
Selected Articles and Book Chapters:
Catherine Bishop and Angela Woollacott, 'Business and Politics as Women's Work: The Australian Colonies and the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Women's Movement', Journal of Women's History Vol. 28 No. 1 (Spring 2016): 84-106.
‘Business and Politics as Women’s Work: The Australian Colonies and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Women’s Movement’, co-authored with Catherine Bishop - Journal of Women’s History Vol. 28, Issue 1 (Forthcoming, Spring 2016)
‘A Radical’s Career: Responsible Government, Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Dispossession’, Journal of Colonialism & Colonial History Vol 16, No. 2 (Forthcoming, August 2015)
'Colonialism: What Girlhoods Can Tell Us', chapter in Kristine Moruzzi and Michelle Smith (eds.), Colonialism: What Girlhood Can Tell Us 1840-1940 (2014 Palgrave Macmillan, pp.15-29)
'Manly Authority, Employing Non-white Labour, and Frontier Violence 1830s-1860s, Journal of Australian Colonial History Vol.15 (2013): 23-42.
'South Australia and the Imperial World: Connections to India and Beyond, 1830s to 1860s', forthcoming Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia No. 39 (2011): 1-10.
'Political Manhood, Nonwhite Labour and Settler Colonialism on the 1830s-1840s Australian Frontier', chapter in Barbara Brookes and Alison Holland (eds.), Rethinking the Racial Moment: essays on the Colonial Encounter (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars publishing, 2011).
‘Whiteness and “the Imperial Turn”’, chapter in Leigh Boucher, Jane Carey and Katherine Ellinghaus (eds.), Re-Orienting Whiteness: Transnational Perspectives on the History of an Identity (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) pp. 17-30.
‘Frontier Violence and Settler Manhood’, published keynote address from the 2007 Australian Historical Association regional conference, History Australia Vol. 6, No. 1 (April 2009): 09.1-09.15.
‘The Colonial Actress: Empire, Modernity and the Exotic in Twentieth-Century London’, chapter in Philippa Levine and Susan Grayzel (eds.), Gender, Labour, War and Empire: Essays on Modern Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 72-89.
‘Australian Women in London: Surveying the Twentieth Century’, chapter in Carl Bridge, Robert Crawford and David Dunstan (eds.), Australians in Britain: The Twentieth-Century Experience (Clayton, Vic.: Monash University ePress, 2009), pp. 03.1-03.12.
‘Gender and Sexuality’, Ch. 13 in Australia’s Empire (eds. Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Ward) companion volume in the Oxford History of the British Empire series (general editor Wm. Roger Louis; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. 312-335.
‘Rose Quong Becomes Chinese: An Australian in London and New York’, Australian Historical Studies (No. 129, April 2007), pp. 16-31.
‘Postcolonial histories and Catherine Hall’s Civilising Subjects’, Ch. 4 in Ann Curthoys and Marilyn Lake (eds.), Connected Worlds: History in Trans-National Perspective (Canberra: ANU E-Press, 2006), pp. 57-68.
‘Modernity’, in Mary Spongberg, Ann Curthoys and Barbara Caine (eds.), Companion to Women’s Historical Writing (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), pp. 349-360.
‘Creating the White Colonial Woman: Mary Gaunt’s Imperial Adventuring and Australian Cultural History’, in Hsu-Ming Teo and Richard White (eds.), Cultural History in Australia (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2003), pp. 186-200.
“The Colonial Flaneuse: Australian Women Negotiating Turn-of-the-Century London,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society Vol. 25 No. 3 (Spring 2000): 761-87.
“Inventing Commonwealth and Pan-Pacific Feminisms: Australian Women’s Internationalist Activism in the 1920s-30s,” Gender & History Vol. 10 No. 3 (November 1998): 425-448.
“From Moral to Professional Authority: Secularism, Social Work and Middle-Class Women’s Self-Construction in World War I Britain,” Journal of Women’s History Vol. 10 No. 2 (Summer 1998): 85-111.
“‘All this is the Empire, I told myself’: Australian Women’s Voyages ‘Home’ and the Articulation of Colonial Whiteness,” The American Historical Review Vol. 102 No. 4 (October 1997): 1003-1029.
"`Khaki Fever' and Its Control: Gender, Class, Age and Sexual Morality on the British Homefront in World War I," Journal of Contemporary History 29 (April 1994): 325-347.
"Maternalism, Professionalism and Industrial Welfare Supervisors in World War I Britain," Women's History Review 3 (March 1994): 29-56.