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- NewSouth 2014; US$ 24.99
The Cold War was a turbulent time to grow up in. Family ties were tested, friendships were torn apart and new beliefs forged out of the ruins of old loyalties. In this book, through twelve evocative stories of childhood and early adulthood in Australia during the Cold War years, writers from vastly different backgrounds explore how global political... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 32.00
This practical book, drawn from decades of experience, is an indispensable guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles. It advises... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 22.00
Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history ? academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels ? the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles. more...
- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95
Is History Fiction? explores in fresh and innovative ways the perennial question, What is History? How can we in the present know the past? In a wonderful journey that starts with the classical Greeks and travels through the centuries to more recent forms of history that are framed by Marxism, postmodernism and feminism, John Docker and Ann Curthoys... more...
- University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 31.95
The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is and might be written. It traces Historys... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 27.95
The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is—and might be—written. It traces History?s doubleness... more...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 39.95
This book examines the role of history in key Indigenous rights cases which occurred during the era of the Howard government, when Indigenous rights and the place of Aboriginal people in the national story were repudiated in a variety of government laws and policies. The book investigates how the courts have made use of historians as expert witnesses,... more...
- Duke University Press 2003; US$ 89.95
Essays in this collection assess "the nation" as a subject of disciplinary inquiry, considering both its enduring relevance and its inadequacy as an analytical category for studying history, literature, and culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 33.00
The Historiography of Genocide is an indispensable guide to the development of the emerging discipline of genocide studies and the only available assessment of the historical literature pertaining to genocides. more...