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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.
This is the remarkable story of Australian prisoners of war who survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. There were 24 Australian POWs in a camp less than 2 kilometres from the epicentre of the blast, and 2 other Australians were imprisoned in a camp 8 kilometres away. How they came to be there, endured their imprisonment, and survived a nuclear attack, is the inspiring story told in this book.
This is an account of the remarkable life of Australia's first professor of anthropology, whose national and international reputation as a champion of the Aboriginal people is now the subject of considerable controversy. The Self-Made Anthropologist frees Elkin from the myths, contradictions and intense privacy that veiled his life; he stands now before us for judgement.
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.
Harriet Sarnoff Schiff
Is there any more tragic experience that a parent can suffer than the death of a child? A sensitive and comprehensive guide, this is the most recommended book for parents seeking help at a time when their world seems to have fallen apart.
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