History

The Governesses

Patricia Clarke

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

A rich insight into daily life in the Australian colonies in the mid-nineteenth century, as seen through the eyes of governesses who travelled from England to take up posts with local families.

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Constructing Capitalism

Andrew Wells

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Constructing Capitalism describes Australia's transformation from an immense and isolated gaol in 1788 to a liberal capitalist economy by the time of Federation.

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Pen Portraits

Patricia Clarke

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Pen Portraits describes the accomplishments of Australia's earliest women writers and pays belated tribute to their contribution to colonial life and letters.

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Victoria's Heritage

Edited by A. G. L. Shaw

Format: Paperback

AUD $23.99

Victoria's 150th anniversary celebrations have put the spotlight on the state, and on its cultural and environmental development. In Victoria's Heritage, leading historians survey that development across a number of important areas including literature, painting, environmental control, drama and architecture.

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In Our Time

Verity Burgmann

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

In Our Time examines Australian loyalties to socialist agitators at the end of the nineteenth century and challenges the accepted versions of the social and political ferment which gave rise to the labour movement and its parliamentary expression, the Labor parties.

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Spitfire Summer

Malcolm Brown

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Endorsed by the Imperial War Museum, this is a comprehensive history of Spitfire Summer, featuring dramatic first-hand accounts from Battle of Britain pilots.

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