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West Indian Business History: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Author/editor: Professor Barry Higman

Year published: 2010

The study of business history as a distinct discipline is well established in many places but relatively neglected in the anglophone Caribbean.  West Indian Business History: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship locates the regional history of...

Humanities Research - Passing Imitations Crossings

Author/editor: Dr Carolyn Strange

Year published: 2010

When it was revealed that Anglo-Australian writer Helen Darville had passed as Ukrainian to publish a novel about the Holocaust, there was much public and scholarly debate about the nature of identity and the meaning of multiculturalism.  Such...

Independent Nation:The Evolution of Australian Foreign Policy 1901-1946: Australia, the British Empire and the Origins of Australian-Indonesian Relations

Author/editor: Adam Henry

Year published: 2010

This book traces the evolution of a new independence of thought displayed by the Australian government towards foreign policy, and in particular towards its relations with Indonesia, after the Second World War.  During the period 1901-1941 two...

Death in War and Peace: A History of Loss and Grief in England, 1914-1970

Author/editor: Professor Pat Jalland

Year published: 2010

Death in War and Peace is the first detailed historical study of experience of death, grief, and mourning in England in the fifty years after 1914. In it Professor Jalland explores the complex shift from a culture where death was accepted and grief...

Virtual Voyages: Travel Writing and the Antipodes 1605-1837

Author/editor: Dr Paul Arthur

Year published: 2010

'Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'. Written at the height of the era of European maritime exploration,...

Transnational Lives: Biographies of Global Modernity, 1700-Present

Author/editor: Professor Desley Deacon

Year published: 2010

The transnationalism of ordinary lives threatens the stability of national identity and unsettles the framework of national histories and biography. This book takes mobility, not nation, as its frame, and captures a rich array of lives, ...

Transnational Lives: Biographies of Global Modernity, 1700-Present

Author/editor: Professor Angela Woollacott
Palgrave Macmillan

Year published: 2010

The transnationalism of ordinary lives threatens the stability of national identity and unsettles the framework of national histories and biography. This book takes mobility, not nation, as its frame, and captures a rich array of lives, ...

Captain Cook was Here

Author/editor: Dr Maria Nugent

Year published: 2009

This book is a dramatic and lively account of the encounters between Captain Cook, his crew and the Indigenous people of Australia during the Endeavour's first landing at Botany Bay, on Australia's east coast in 1770. These encounters were...

Frontier, race, nation: Henry Reynolds and Australian history

Author/editor: Professor Tom Griffiths

Year published: 2009

It is often said that Henry Reynolds has altered Australian history, and this book illuminates the extraordinary significance of his personal and public roles as historian, writer and commentator. By expanding and challenging Reynolds’...

Talking, Listening, Writing, Reading: Communication and Colonisation

Author/editor: Department publications

Year published: 2009

 A large body of scholarship has suggested that the production and circulation of knowledge was fundamental to British Empire building. Rather than exploring colonial knowledge as a body of texts or through the lens of representation, this...

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