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War & Class: The Diary of Jack McCulloug

Author/editor: Professor Melanie Nolan

Year published: 2009

Jack McCullough's diary, begun 100 years ago in 1908, records a period in New Zealand society beset with economic turmoil and war. McCullough was a political reformer - a pragmatic idealist who worked tirelessly to better the lives of his fellow...

How to Write History that People Want to Read

Author/editor: Professor Ann McGrath

Year published: 2009

Writing history can take an author - and ultimately a reader - on a journey through time, across the globe and into the lives of others.  This book offers great advice to writers, such as: how much research is necessary? when should you...

Body and Mind: Historical Essays in Honour of F.B. Smith

Author/editor: Professor Pat Jalland

Year published: 2009

Body and Mind pays tribute to one of Australia's most outstanding and influential historians, F.B. (Barry) Smith.  Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of Britain and Australia, and these...

Griffith Taylor: visionary environmentalist explorer

Author/editor: Dr Carolyn Strange

Year published: 2008

Griffith Taylor (1880-1963) was a world explorer, whose travels took him from Captain Scott's final expedition in Antarctica to every continent on earth. In a life that stretched from the Boer War to the Cold War Taylor made it his mission to...

Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World

Author/editor: Professor Angela Woollacott
ANU E-Press, Canberra

Year published: 2008

Australian lives are intricately enmeshed with the world, bound by ties of allegiance and affinity, intellect and imagination. In Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World, an eclectic mix of scholars—historians, literary critics, and...

Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World

Author/editor: Professor Desley Deacon

Year published: 2008

 Australian lives are intricately enmeshed with the world, bound by ties of allegiance and affinity, intellect and imagination. In Transnational Ties: Australian Ties in the World, an eclectic mix of scholars - historians, literary critics...

Around 1919 and in Mexico City

Author/editor: Department publications

Year published: 2008

Jamaican Food: History, Biology, Culture

Author/editor: Professor Barry Higman

Year published: 2008

 B.W. Higman   The historical study of food and the anthropology of food are recent and growing fields of scholarly inquiry. An understanding of these aspects of life can reveal much about a culture's crop production, economy,...

Jamaican Place Names

Author/editor: Professor Barry Higman

Year published: 2008

    B.W. Higman and B.J. Hudson   Jamaican place names range from the commonplace to the bizarre. Densely distributed across the map of the island, they not only intrigue the visitor and the resident but also provide clues to...

Technology in Postwar America

Author/editor: Professor Carroll Pursell

Year published: 2007

Carroll Pursell tells the story of the evolution of American technology since World War II.  His fascinating and surprising history links pop culture icons with landmarks in technological innovation and shows how postwar politics left their...

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