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Maori and Aboriginal Women in the Public Eye: Representing Difference, 1950-2000

Author/editor: Dr Karen Fox

Year published: 2012

From 1950, increasing numbers of Aboriginal and Māori women became nationally or internationally renowned. Few reached the heights of international fame accorded Evonne Goolagong or Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and few remained household names for any...

Living with Fire: People, nature and history in Steels Creek

Author/editor: Professor Tom Griffiths

Year published: 2012

In Living with Fire, historians Tom Griffiths and Christine Hansen trace both the history of fire in the region and the human history of the Steels Creek valley in a series of essays which examine the relationship between people and place. These...

The Sex Lives of Australians: A History

Author/editor: Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno

Year published: 2012

Cross-dressing colonists, effeminate bushrangers and women-shortage woes – here is the first ever history of sex in Australia, from Botany Bay to the present-day. In this highly readable social history, Frank Bongiorno uses striking...

A Way Through: The Life of Rick Farley

Author/editor: Dr Nicholas Brown

Year published: 2012

Rick Farley was an extraordinary man:  head of the Cattlemen's Union and the National Farmers' Federation, co-founder of National Landcare, campaigner for Aboriginal rights and Reconciliation. Farley had a simple mission: for all...

Aboriginal Studies

Author/editor: Dr Allison Cadzow

Year published: 2011

This book presents fresh perspectives and insights for teachers and students to investigate and evaluate. The collection delivers an absorbing, complex and strategically balanced understanding of the topic area, filling a gap in resources specific...

Wellington's Men in Australia

Author/editor: Dr Christine Wright

Year published: 2011

During the Peninsular War, the latter part of the Napoleonic wars fought in Spain and Portugal between 1808 and 1814, many men wre commissioned as officers, usually without purchase, into the British army and, at war's end, these men found...

Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Author/editor: Department publications

Year published: 2011

Thomas Jefferson enslaved over 700 people over the course of his adult life.  Most lived and worked at his famous home, Monticello. This paper examines Jefferson's complicated relationship to slavery - what he wrote about it and how he...

Dr Do-good: Charles Duguid and Aboriginal Advancement, 1930s–1970s

Author/editor: Dr Rani Kerin

Year published: 2011

A tireless advocate on behalf of Aboriginal people,Charles Duguid was true to his name. He founded the Ernabella Mission in 1937, a mission widely regarded as one of the most culturally sensitive ever established. In the post–war period, he...

Australia and the Antarctic Treaty system: 50 years of influence

Author/editor: Professor Tom Griffiths

Year published: 2011

The Antarctic Treaty, which is at the heart of the regime that covers the vast region of sea and land surrounding the South Pole, has been in force for 50 years. Australia and the Antarctic Treaty System examines Australia's crucial contribution...

A Little history of the Australian Labor Party

Author/editor: Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno

Year published: 2011

The Australian Labor Party is one of the oldest labour parties and was the first in the world to form a government. 2011 marks its 120th birthday. This short and lively book tells the story of the ALP's numerous successes in winning government...

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