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 Aust History

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated human ... read more

Dark Emu
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Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet.
Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, By Sea ... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet
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The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life... read more

Mutiny on the Bounty: A Saga of Sex, Sedition, Mayhem and Mutiny (HB)
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 Aust History

Reading Level:3 Biography

A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson is rightly recognised as Australia's greatest storyteller and most celebrated poet, the boy from the bush who became the voice of a generation.
He gave us our unofficial national anthem, 'Waltzing Matilda', and treasured ballads such as 'The Man from Snowy Riv... read more

Banjo (HB)
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 Aust History

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A History of South Australia
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Leo Kennedy is the great grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy and was raised in the shadow of his great grandfather's murder. Leo is a member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation, which supports police families and honours the memory of police killed in the lin... read more

Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly
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They were thrown into a hopeless fight against an overwhelming enemy. Later, hundreds died as prisoners of war on the Thai-Burma Railway and in the freezing coal mines of Taiw... read more

The Lost Battalions - A Battle That Could Not Be Won an Island That Could Not Be Defended. an Ally That Could Not Be Trusted
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 Aust History

Awards:Winner of ACT Book of the Year Award 2012 and Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History 2012 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction 2012 and Queensland Literary Awards: University of Southern Queensland History Book Award 2012 and Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards, Individual Category 2011. Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction 2013 and ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2012.


Reveals the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people in presettlement Australia
 

Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a p... read more

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
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For the ten years from 1902, when Australia's suffrage campaigners won the vote for white women, the world looked to this trailblazing young democracy for inspiration.
Clare Wright's epic new history tells the ... read more

You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World
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The first systematic account of Australian intelligence operations in the early 20th century offers fascinating new insights into Australian politics and international relations.

Australia's First Spies - The Remarkable Story of Australian Intelligence Operations, 1901-45
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 Aust History

Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. On 15 June 1862, a gang of bushrangers held up a gold escort at Eugowra, just east of Forbes, NSW. They escaped with a pile of cash and 77 kilograms of gold, worth about $10 million today. It remains the... read more

Australian Heist
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