Publications

Women and Work in Premodern Europe - Experiences, Relationships and Cultural Representation, c.1100-1800

Author/editor: Merridee L. Bailey, Tania M. Colwell and Julie Hotchin

Year published: 2018

This book re-evaluates and extends understandings about how work was conceived and what it could entail for women in the premodern period in Europe from c.1100 to c.1800. It does this by building on the impressive growth in literature on women's working experiences, and by adopting new interpretive...

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Slow Catastrophes Living with Drought in Australia

Author/editor: Rebecca Jones

Year published: 2017

Living with drought is one of the biggest issues of our times. Climate change scenarios suggest that in the next fifty years global warming will increase both the frequency and severity of these phenomena. Stories of drought are familiar to us, accompanied by images of dead sheep, dry dams, cracked...

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Atheism for Christians: Are there lessons for the religious world from the secular tradition?

Author/editor: Benjamin T. Jones

Year published: 2016

What can Mary Wollstonecraft teach Christians about sexual ethics? Can John Stuart Mill help the church understand toleration? Are there lessons for the Christian world from writers like Marx, Nehru, Shelley, Popper, and Hume? Atheism for Christians looks at the work of some of the most influential...

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Brokers and Boundaries: Colonial Exploration in Indigenous Territory

Brokers and Boundaries: Colonial Exploration in Indigenous Territory

Author/editor: Dr Maria Nugent

Year published: 2016

Colonial exploration continues, all too often, to be rendered as heroic narratives of solitary, intrepid explorers and adventurers. This edited collection contributes to scholarship that is challenging that persistent mythology. With a focus on Indigenous brokers, such as guides, assistants and...

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Discretionary Justice: Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression

Discretionary Justice: Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression

Author/editor: Dr Carolyn Strange

Year published: 2016

The pardon is an act of mercy, tied to the divine right of kings. Why did New York retain this mode of discretionary justice after the Revolution? And how did governors’ use of this prerogative change with the advent of the penitentiary and the introduction of parole? This book answers these...

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Illicit Love : Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia

Illicit Love : Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia

Author/editor: Professor Ann McGrath

Year published: 2016

Illicit Love is a history of love, sex, and marriage between Indigenous peoples and settler citizens at the heart of two settler colonial nations, the United States and Australia. Award-winning historian Ann McGrath illuminates interracial relationships from the late eighteenth to the early...

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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft

The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft

Author/editor: Professor Tom Griffiths

Year published: 2016

No matter how practised we are at history, it always humbles us. No matter how often we visit the past, it always surprises us. The art of time travel is to maintain critical poise and grace in this dizzy space. In this landmark book, eminent historian and award-winning author Tom Griffiths...

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The Last Battle Soldier Settlement in Australia 1916-1939

Author/editor: Scates, B, Oppenheimer M

Year published: 2016

When Australian soldiers returned from World War I they were offered the chance to settle on 'land fit for heroes'. Promotional material painted a picture of prosperous farms and contented families, appealing to returned servicepeople and their families hoping for a fresh start. Yet just 20 years...

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From Playgrounds to Playstation: The Interaction of Technology and Play

From Playgrounds to Playstation: The Interaction of Technology and Play

Author/editor: Professor Carroll Pursell

Year published: 2015

In this romp through the changing landscape of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American toys, games, hobbies, and amusements, senior historian of technology Carroll Pursell poses a simple but interesting question: What can we learn by studying the relationship between technology and play? From...

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History, heritage, and colonialism: Historical consciousness, Britishness, and cultural identity in New Zealand, 1870-1940

History, heritage, and colonialism: Historical consciousness, Britishness, and cultural identity in New Zealand, 1870-1940

Author/editor: Dr Kynan Gentry

Year published: 2015

History, heritage, and colonialism offers an internationally relevant examination of the nexus between empire and colonial identity, by exploring the politics of history-making and interest in preserving the material remnants of the past in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century colonial...

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