Australian Studies

  • 'Me Write Myself'

    'Me Write Myself'

    The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47

    By Leonie Stevens

    Exiles, lost souls, remnants of a dying race: the fate of the First Nations peoples of Van Diemen's Land is one of the most infamous chapters in Australian, and world, history. The men, women and children exiled...

    Paper - 9781925495638 - $ 29.95

  • 26 Views of the Starburst World

    26 Views of the Starburst World

    William Dawes at Sydney Cove 1788-1791

    By Ross Gibson

    In January 1788, astronomer and colonist William Dawes came to New South Wales' Botany Bay with the First Fleet Marines. He then came back into view in 1972, when a pair of slender 'language notebooks' - 80 small pages of limber handwriting...

    Paper - 9781742582979 - $ 32.95

  • 30 Days on Australia's Railways

    30 Days on Australia's Railways

    A Diary of September Journeys

    By David Burke

    Over the years in Australia, September has been considered a month when particularly memorable railway events tend to occur. This book is a 'diary' that documents, day by day, major happenings to do with railways in Australia: from the days of steam, to...

    Paper - 9781925078398 - $ 24.95

  • A Celebration of Wattle

    A Celebration of Wattle

    Australia's National Emblem

    By Maria Hitchcock

    The Wattle is a type of Acacia found in Australia. The Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) is Australia's floral emblem. It is a tree which flowers in late winter and spring, producing a mass of fragrant, fluffy, golden flowers. To the people of Australia, the Wattle...

    Paper - 9781921719561 - $ 29.95

  • A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand

    A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand

    Second Edition

    Edited by: Graham Oppy, N N Trakakis

    In Australia and New Zealand, philosophy has been experiencing something of a 'golden age.' The richness of Australasia's philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten. Australasian philosophy, although heavily indebted to overseas trends, includes much distinctive and highly...

    Paper - 9781921867712 - $ 59.95

  • A Historian for All Seasons

    A Historian for All Seasons

    Essays for Geoffrey Bolton

    Edited by: Stuart Macintyre, Jenny Gregory, Lenore Layman

    Geoffrey Bolton was the most versatile and widely travelled of his generation of Australian historians. As a scholar, teacher, and commentator he enriched understanding of the country's regional mosaic, including some of its notable figures (and others...

    Paper - 9781925495607 - $ 39.95

  • A Little America in Western Australia

    A Little America in Western Australia

    The US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape and the Founding of Exmouth

    By Anthony J. Barker, Michael L. Ondaatje

    In 1963, the US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape in Western Australia became the first US defense facility to be established on Australian soil in peacetime. During...

    Paper - 9781742586854 - $ 45.00

  • A Reptile On My Tractor

    A Reptile On My Tractor

    The Rampant Robot and other stories

    By Graeme R. Quick

    Following the publication of Tall but True Tractor Tales, author Graeme R. Quick has unearthed 50 more stories related to tractors and farm machines (more tall but true tales), as well as those who operate them. Most of the individuals whose...

    Paper - 9781925078183 - $ 14.99

  • A Sense for Humanity

    A Sense for Humanity

    The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita

    Edited by: Craig Taylor, Melinda Graefe

    Raimond Gaita has developed an original, powerful, and sometimes controversial conception of the nature of ethical thought, and has made an outstanding contribution to moral philosophy, not least for his distinctive vision of the nature of moral philosophy...

    Paper - 9781922235459 - $ 34.95

  • A Study in Black and White

    A Study in Black and White

    The Aborigines in Australian History (Third Revised Edition)

    By Malcolm Prentis

    Many changes have occurred in Aboriginal history in the last twenty years...there have been sharp challenges to our understanding of the whole of the past, before and since 1988. The past itself has been even more hotly contested than before...

    Paper - 9781877058783 - $ 29.95