HISTORY: Carmen Callil explores her roots in a book that is a miracle of research and whose writing is fuelled by righteous anger - a story of Empire, migration and the poverty and injustices of nineteenth-century England.
A collection of essays looking at alternative views of South Australia’s founding myths.
Controversial historian Geoffrey Blainey continues his social history of Australia in this 2nd book, spanning from the discovery of gold in western NSW, onwards.
Based on Thomas Keneally's novel, The Playmaker, Timberlake Wertenbaker's play. Our Country's Good, explores an event in our history - the production of the first play to be performed in Australia.
A sumptuous coffee table book and a fascinating introduction to the role of French explorers around Australia’s southern coasts in the 18th and 19th centuries.