By Glenda Barnes Bozeman
By Glenda Barnes Bozeman
By Robert Hall
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.
By Anna Rogers,Susanna Montgomerie Norris
By Richard Boast
Studying Crown Maori land coverage and perform within the interval 18691929, 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.
By Simon Holdaway,Patricia Fanning
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.
By Howard T. Fry
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.
By Helen Gardner,Patrick McConvell
By H.R. Williams
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.