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University of NSW Press

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  • The ABC of XYZby Mark McCrindle; Emily Wolfinger

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 27.96

    The ABC of XYZ is designed for educators, business managers and parents who want a brief and useful introduction to Australia’s living generations and how they interact. It begins by exploring what a generation is, how its definition has changed, and the trends that are emerging for the future. It goes on to examine specific generational conflict... more...

  • Activist Wisdom by Sarah Maddison; Sean Scalmer

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experiences of insiders involved in particular causes with a bigger picture that analyses successes and failures, communication of ideas and social and... more...

  • After the Orphangeby Sue-Ellen Murray; John Murphy; Elizabeth Brannigan; Jenny Malone

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    While there is much literature on the experience of growing up in an orphanage, very few books examine life after institutional care. After the Orphanage is the first book to address how care-leavers adjust to life in the outside world. Using interviews with people who grew up in orphanages and group homes in Victoria between 1945 and 1983, the book... more...

  • Americanization and Australiaby Philip Bell; Roger Bell

    University of NSW Press 1998; US$ 10.75

    America has been seen by the rest of the world as fulfilling the gleaming promise of modernity and, paradoxically, as the nightmarish fate threatening to undermine global diversity. Rather than emphasising American hegemony and Australian cultural vulnerability, this collection of essays explores the negotiation of influence and power involved... more...

  • Andrew Fisherby Peter Bastian

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Australians take for granted the presence of their federal government yet it is impossible to overestimate, as this full biography reveals, the role Andrew Fisher played in its development. The book also reveals the skills with which Fisher led the ALP in its early years and his important contributions as wartime Prime Minister and as High Commissioner... more...

  • Australia's Historyby Martin Lyons; Penny Russell

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    This landmark volume will be created to coincide with the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences which the University of New South Wales in Sydney will be hosting in 2005. Sponsored by the Australian Historical Association, the book will commission leading historians of Australia to present syntheses of current debates, ideas and research... more...

  • Australian Financial Markets Review 1998by M. Briers; S. Cuganesan; P. Martin; R. Segara

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 14.25

    This book provides an annual survey of the Australian Financial Markets for the year ending 30th June 1998. It provides an in-depth analysis of each Australian Financial Market, examines facts and figures for the latest financial year, and provides a statistical review of Australia's progress in the national and international exchange markets. more...

  • Australian Social Attitudesby Shaun Wilson; Gabrielle Meagher; Rachel Gibson; David Denemark; Mark Western

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 49.95

    A fascinating insight into what Australians think about contemporary political and social issues using data collected from the inaugural Australian Survey of Social Attitudes on the expressed opinions of some 4300 Australian adults. An excellent resource for students, teachers, researchers and policy makers, and for anyone interested in understanding... more...

  • Bardiaby Craig Stockings

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 54.00

    On 3 January 1941 Australian soldiers led an assault against the Italian colonial fortress town of Bardia. Two days later, after 55 hours of heavy fighting, the position fell to the Australians in a resounding victory. At a cost of 130 killed and 326 wounded, the Australians captured around 40,000 Italian prisoners and large quantities of arms and... more...

  • Believersby Paul Collins

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 22.50

    World Youth Day 08 and the visit of Pope Benedict XVI provide an opportunity to analyse the state of the Catholic Church in Australia. Believers does just that, offering a comprehensive account of everything that is right and wrong with Catholicism in Australia and asking whether it is really in decline. Paul Collins doesn’t shy away from the... more...