Macon (Then and Now) by Glenda Barnes Bozeman

By Glenda Barnes Bozeman

referred to as the �Heart of Georgia,� Macon was once an prosperous urban by the point of the Civil warfare and escaped the destruction that observed Sherman�s march to the ocean. in the course of Macon�s wealthy Victorian interval, opulent flats and ornate public structures have been built; those, in addition to these of the antebellum interval, were preserved. writer Glenda Barnes Bozeman is living in within sight grey, Georgia. initially from history-rich Pensacola, Florida, and as a Florida Pioneer Descendant, Glenda�s love for heritage and ancient locations encouraged the study that resulted in Then & Now: Macon.

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Combat Battalion by Robert Hall

By Robert Hall

This ebook explores the lifetime of Australian squaddies within the Vietnam struggle via targeting the reports of the lads of the 8th Battalion in the course of their 12-month travel on the peak of the struggle. in addition to telling the tale of that journey, Combat Battalion examines intimately the problems and topics that come up in glossy war, together with the response of infantrymen to killing, ethical and immoral behaviour in wrestle, the results of pleasant fireplace on unit morale and team spirit, and styles of self-discipline between squaddies on operations and on leave.

Drawing on interviews with squaddies and professional files, Combat Battalion offers a correct account of the warriors in 8RAR and units the battalion's operations within the broader contexts of yankee approach and Australian operations, the politics of the Australian excessive Command and the final behavior of the war.

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Annie's War: A New Zealand Woman and Her Family in England by Anna Rogers,Susanna Montgomerie Norris

By Anna Rogers,Susanna Montgomerie Norris

there were many released collections of squaddies' diaries and letters from the 1st global struggle, yet by no means a firsthand account of 1 New Zealand family's lifestyles in England in the course of those demanding and scary years. whilst her sons, Oswald and Seton, determined they desired to function pilots, which intended enlisting in Britain, Annie Montgomerie decreed that the full relatives could move too. So from 1916 to 1919 they lived in London, dealing with Zeppelin assaults, giving hospitality to younger New Zealand acquaintances who left to struggle and occasionally by no means got here again, staring at Oswald and Seton burst off to conflict, and soreness within the influenza epidemic. via all this Annie saved a diary, within which she recorded her deep love and difficulty for her kin, her hatred of the battle, her forthright, a laugh and proudly Kiwi perspectives at the English, and myriad attention-grabbing information about wartime London existence. Annie's granddaughter, Susanna Montgomerie Norris, has transcribed and edited this remarkable account, besides many letters and diary excerpts from her pilot father, Seton. Richly illustrated with modern photos and different memorabilia, Annie's battle deals a distinct and compelling view of a very important time in global heritage. Susanna spent a long time transcribing and dealing on her grandmother Annie's diaries, that have been chanced on through her cousin, John Montgomerie, who has additionally provided a great number of the images used.

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Buying the Land, Selling the Land: Govts & Maori Land in the by Richard Boast

By Richard Boast

Studying Crown Maori land coverage and perform within the interval 1869–1929, from the institution of the homeland court docket energy till the cessation of large-scale Crown deciding to buy through Gordon Coates, this research chronicles the awful and grim tidal wave of Crown paying for that ruled the Maori humans below very tricky situations. whereas spotting that the govt. deciding to buy of Maori land used to be in its personal means pushed via real, if blinkered, idealism, this work's deep examine on land paying for coverage provides renewed perception at the major politicians of the period, equivalent to Sir Donald McLean, John stability, and John McKenzie who have been robust advocates of extended and state-controlled land purchasing.

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid by Simon Holdaway,Patricia Fanning

By Simon Holdaway,Patricia Fanning

This booklet offers readers with a distinct realizing of the ways that Aboriginal humans interacted with their setting some time past at one specific place in western New South Wales. It additionally presents a press release displaying how geoarchaeology will be performed in quite a lot of destinations all through Australia.
One of the major problems confronted through all these drawn to the interplay among people and their atmosphere long ago is the advanced array of approaches appearing over diverse spatial and temporal scales. The authors take account of this complexity through integrating 3 key components of research – geomorphology, geochronology and archaeology – utilized at a panorama scale, with the purpose of figuring out the checklist of ways Australian Aboriginal humans interacted with the surroundings via time and throughout area.
This research relies at the result of archaeological learn performed on the college of recent South Wales Fowlers hole Arid area learn Station among 1999 and 2002 as a part of the Western New South Wales Archaeology software. The interdisciplinary geoarchaeological software was once designated at increasing the aptitude provided by way of archaeological deposits in western New South Wales, Australia.
The publication includes six chapters: the 1st introduce the examine region, then 3 information research chapters deal in flip with the geomorphology, geochronology and archaeology of Fowlers hole Station. a last bankruptcy considers the implications relating to the historical past of Aboriginal career of Fowlers hole Station, in addition to the insights they supply into Aboriginal methods of existence extra often. Analyses are good illustrated in the course of the tabulation of effects and using figures created via Geographic info method software.
Winner of the 2015 Australian Archaeology organization John Mulvaney booklet Award

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Maharani - The First Australian Princess: A novel based on a by Chris Kunz

By Chris Kunz

Nearly a century sooner than Tasmanian Mary Donaldson grew to become Princess Mary of Denmark, the gorgeous and gifted Sydney-born Elsie Caroline Thompson - a singer, actress, dancer and comedienne - became the 1st Australian to marry abroad royalty - an Indian maharaja.

This is an epic old novel in accordance with Elsie's notable lifestyles, written after greater than twenty years of analysis, through Elsie's great-nephew, Chris Kunz. the unconventional comprises snippets from genuine newspaper articles, in addition to files and personal letters by no means sooner than made public.

This ebook additionally solves a secret linked to certainly one of Australia's most renowned incidents and takes the reader on a trip again in time and all over the world, following the path of the 1st Australian princess.

 

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How Australia Became British: Empire and the China Trade by Howard T. Fry

By Howard T. Fry

Australia's story of discovery, colonization and eventual cost by way of the British is fraught with clash. Wilson's discovery of the jap Passage, in 1759, was once the development that spread out the South China Sea to burgeoning ecu alternate. The political state of affairs, besides the fact that, was once tricky. The Seven Years’ battle by way of the yankee struggle had created nice friction among Europe’s rival imperial powers – struggles that endured within the new frontier of the South China Sea. China and the eu Triple Alliance of France, Spain and the Netherlands all vied with the British for dominance within the area.

This fight for exchange monopoly and political supremacy was once performed out at the Australian landmass. because the time of Dalrymple and Baudin, the lifestyles of an enormous and virgin land within the Southern Hemisphere had interested Europeans. initially ring-fenced through Napoleon for a French colony, either the Dutch and British staked their very own declare to the strategically vital place. during this magisterial learn, Howard T. Fry indicates how, in the course of the complicated relatives of eu energy and the ever present trap of the capability China exchange, Australia got here to be British.

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Southern Anthropology - a History of Fison and Howitt’s by Helen Gardner,Patrick McConvell

By Helen Gardner,Patrick McConvell

Southern Anthropology, the heritage of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai is the biography of Kamilaroi and Kurnai (1880) written from either a historic and anthropological viewpoint. Southern Anthropology investigates the authors' paintings on Aboriginal and Pacific humans and the reception in their publication in metropolitan centres.

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An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Recollections of by H.R. Williams

By H.R. Williams

This is a picture account of 1 soldier’s provider within the First international struggle – an account that's in line with a diary he maintained when on energetic provider. it's been defined through one senior officer as “the most sensible soldier’s tale i've got but learn in Australia”. H.R. Williams enlisted in 1915, becoming a member of ‘A’ corporation, 56th Battalion AIF. With this unit he might see carrier in Egypt after which the Western entrance – partaking in the various largest battles of the 1st global War.

Arriving in France on 30 June 1916, the battalion entered front line trenches for the 1st time on 12 July and fought its first significant conflict at Fromelles per week later. The conflict was once a catastrophe, leading to heavy casualties around the department. regardless of those losses the fifth department endured to guy front within the Fromelles region for another months.

After a freezing wintry weather manning trenches within the Somme Valley, in early 1917 the 56th Battalion participated within the strengthen that the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line. It was once spared the attack yet did, despite the fact that, guard earnings made in the course of the moment conflict of Bullecourt. Later within the 12 months, the AIF’s concentration of operations switched to the Ypres area in Belgium. The 56th’s significant conflict right here used to be at Polygon wooden on 26 September.

With the cave in of Russia in October 1917, an incredible German offensive at the Western entrance used to be anticipated in early 1918. This got here in past due March and the fifth department moved to safeguard the sphere round Corbie.

Once the German offensive have been defeated, the Allies introduced their very own offensive in August 1918. he 56th fought its final significant conflict of the warfare, St. Quentin Canal, among 29 September and a couple of October 1918. It was once resting out of the road while the Armistice used to be declared on eleven November.

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Australian Women in Advertising in the Twentieth Century by J. Dickenson

By J. Dickenson

When did Australian girls first input the advertisements undefined? The stereotypical advertisements govt could be a pony-tailed, Ferrari-driving, young-ish guy, yet ladies have labored in Australian ads organisations from the 1st years of the fashionable undefined, and this present day they include half the industry's staff. Australian ladies in ads within the 20th Century rescues those ladies from their obscurity. via using a broader definition of ads than traditional, this examine finds the real function girls have performed within the improvement of the Australian advertisements undefined, sheds mild on women's fight to arrive the better echelons of the undefined, and considers why the preferred photograph of the advertisements government is at such variance from the truth. The studies of those striking girls throughout a century of Australian ads offer useful info at the position of gender within the improvement of this ubiquitous undefined, in addition to the encroachment of shopper tradition.

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