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
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
Australia's National Emblem
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
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
Essays for Geoffrey Bolton
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
The US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape and the Founding of Exmouth
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
The Rampant Robot and other stories
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
The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita
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
The Aborigines in Australian History (Third Revised Edition)
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