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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped away the island's surface, the land was rendered uninhabitable, and the indigenous Banabans were relocated to Rabi Island in Fiji. Katerina... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 149.99
This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Australia covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 34.99
Memorable speeches define a people and a place: they define a nation. It is impossible to imagine Australia's past without Peter Lalor's rallying cry at the Eureka Stockade or Ned Kelly's last words from the dock. Or to imagine recent decades without Pauline Hanson's controversial maiden speech in parliament or Gough Whitlam's famous words after the... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 32.99
An fascinating investigation into a tragic disappearance that gripped the world. The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story. Despite exhaustive... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2014; US$ 10.23
Australien fasziniert Besucher aus aller Welt. Der fünfte Kontinent hat alles: gewaltige Korallenriffe und schneebedeckte Berge, tropische Dschungel und kühle Regenwälder, rotsandige Wüsten und weiße Strände, lebendige Großstädte und abgelegene, verschlafene Country Towns. Als Journalistin, die seit Jahrzehnten in Australien lebt und arbeitet, hat... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
David Mason walked across Australia because no-one else had done it. He did it on is own with no support crew. After his experiences in the French Foreign Legion it was at once a challenge and a way to reconnect with life, people and Australia. In taking on the challenge he sought to raise funds for the Fred Hollows Foundation. David sought to demonstrate... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 1.99
The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story. Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Rockefeller was ever found. Soon after his disappearance, rumors... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 16.37
Der 28. April 1789 war ohne Frage der schwärzeste Tag im Leben von William Bligh. Eine Gruppe von Meuterern unter Führung von Fletcher Christian riss das Kommando über Seiner Majestät Transportschiff BOUNTY an sich und setzte den Kapitän zusammen mit 18 Getreuen mitten im Pazifischen Ozean aus. Es gab in der Geschichte der Seefahrt zahlreiche andere,... more...