By Frank Brennan,Patricia Turner
By Frank Brennan,Patricia Turner
By Ron Palenski
By Holly Wardlow
By Sally Morgan,Tjalaminu Mia,Blaze Kwaymullina
By H. P. Lee,George Winterton
By Elizabeth / McKay, Gary Stewart
From October 1964 till the tip of 1972 over 450 surgeons, nurses and different scientific experts from Australian hospitals volunteered to paintings in South Vietnam. within the cities of lengthy Xuyen, Bien Hoa, Vung Tau and Ba Ria they introduced professional therapy, convenience and help to a war-weary and traumatised civilian population.
The awesome tale of the paintings of those Australian civilians at conflict is instructed right here for the 1st time. according to interviews with a lot of those that served within the groups, it tells of what they did, and the way they stayed sane in a spot which every now and then confirmed the bounds in their endurance.
By Tom Griffiths
In this landmark ebook, eminent historian and award-winning writer Tom Griffiths explores the craft of self-discipline and mind's eye that's history.
Through photos of fourteen historians, together with Inga Clendinnen, Judith Wright, Geoffrey Blainey and Henry Reynolds, he lines how a physique of labor is shaped out of a life-long discussion among previous facts and current event. With meticulous learn and gleaming prose, he indicates how our figuring out of the previous has advanced, and what this altering heritage finds approximately us.
Passionate and chic, The artwork of Time Travel conjures clean insights into the background of Australia and renews our experience of the historian’s craft.
Winner, 2017 Ernest Scott Prize. Shortlisted, 2017 NSW Premier's Literary Awards and the 2017 Colin Roderick Award
‘If the earlier is a international nation, Tom Griffiths makes the suitable vacationing better half. Erudite yet sincere. beneficiant but discerning. hot, perceptive and not anything if now not dependent. permit him be your eyes and ears on our shared historical past. so much of all, stick with his heart.’ —Clare Wright, writer, historian and winner of the Stella Prize
‘The paintings of Time Travel can be in each tuition and library. i might layout a senior heritage path out of it. in truth, I’d inform all scholars, irrespective of their disciplines, that in the event that they have been to visualize “the epic poem” of Australia, “the truest of histories”, they may commence with this book.’ —Barry Hill, The Monthly
‘The paintings of Time Travel is in truth a manifesto for a brand new figuring out of Australia, a brand new feel of country.’ —Nicolas Rothwell, The Australian
Tom Griffiths is the W okay Hancock Professor of historical past on the Australian nationwide college and the writer of Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (2007), Forests of Ash: An Environmental History (2001) and Hunters and creditors: The Antiquarian mind's eye in Australia (1996). His books and essays have received prizes in literature, heritage, technological know-how, politics and journalism, together with the leading Minister’s Prize for Australian background, the Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate, and the Douglas Stewart and Nettie Palmer Prizes for Non-Fiction.
By Greg Bankoff
By John Saltford
By John Hirst
In Sense and Nonsense in Australian History, John Hirst overturns time-honored conceptions and deepens our feel of Australia's improvement from convict society to exact democracy.
‘One of the nation's such a lot self sustaining and unique historians’ —Geoffrey Blainey
‘John Hirst is the gadfly of Australian heritage, stinging and provocative’ —Stuart Macintyre
‘Essential examining when you are looking to examine, not to mention write and educate approximately, Australian heritage’ —Robert Murray, Weekend Australian
‘Sense & Nonsense in Australian History is an pleasing number of essays which merits to be learn, re-read and debated by way of Australians drawn to nationwide identity.’ —Lyndon Megarrity, Overland
‘A strong controversialist … a super historian’ —Australian e-book Review
‘One of Australia’s best historians’ —Ross Fitzgerald, Sydney Morning Herald
‘Hirst’s nice discriminations and ancient digging is helping us comprehend why Australia is likely one of the oldest and so much strong democracies on this planet’ —Age
‘Punchy, realized, witty’ —Canberra Times
‘A stimulating and fascinating contribution to present debates over Australian background’ —Bulletin
John Hirst was once a member of the heritage division at los angeles Trobe collage from 1968 to 2007. He has written many books on Australian background, together with Convict Society and Its Enemies, The unusual delivery of Colonial Democracy, The Sentimental state, feel and Nonsense in Australian History and The Shortest heritage of Europe.