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- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
In mid-19th-century Australia, like its counterparts in California and Chile, there was a focus on the rush for gold. Given the sobriquet "diggers," men arrived in the tens of thousands from all points of the globe. In often remote bush settings, makeshift towns quickly sprouted in the foothills, valleys, and plateaus leading to the Blue Mountains... more...
- Fremantle Press 2009; US$ 12.99
?Peasley?s description of the events ? is informative, compassionate, exciting and at times deeply moving.? ?Don Grant, Australian Book Review ?The intriguing story of [the rescue of an elderly couple believed to be the last Australian nomads] and how they survived alone for the previous 30 years or so in the unrelenting western Gibson Desert... more...
- Affirm Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 13.99
We?re obsessed with reality television these days yet we so often neglect the greatest reality of all: the reality of our nation, and how it came to be. In Error Australis , TV columnist, comedian and history buff Ben Pobjie recaps the history of Australia from its humble beginnings as a small patch of rapidly cooling rock, to its modern-day status... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
This edited collection investigates New Zealand's history as an imperial power, and its evolving place within the British Empire. It revises and expands the history of empire within, to and from New Zealand by looking at the country's spheres of internal imperialism, its relationship with Australia, its Pacific empire and its outreach to Antarctica.The... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56
Using a comparative, interdisciplinary approach, Nationalism in Asia analyzes currents of nationalism in five contemporary Asian societies: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea. Explores the ways in which nationalism is expressed, embraced, challenged, and resisted in contemporary China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea using... more...
- Victoria University Press 2016; US$ 9.99
Examining the politics of each Pacific Island state and territory, this well-researched volume discusses historical background and colonial experience, constitutional framework, political institutions, political parties, elections and electoral systems, and problems and prospects. Pacific Island countries and territories included are the original seven... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 29.95
Is there a crisis in literacy education in Australia? Or are claims our children are being taught by methods that don't work just a beat up by political conservatives? The Literacy Wars cuts through the passionate claims and counterclaims to explain what's happening in our classrooms and why they've become a battleground. more...