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Australians Volume 1: Origins to Eureka
Australians Volume 1: Origins to Eureka
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In this first volume of a unique history of Australia, Keneally brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story. Convicts and Aborigines, settlers and soldiers, patriots and reformers, bushrangers and gold seekers, it is from their lives and their stories ...
Australians Volume 2: Eureka to the Diggers
Australians Volume 2: Eureka to the Diggers
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In this companion volume of Thomas Keneally's widely acclaimed history of the Australian people, the vast range of characters who have formed our national story are brought vividly to life. Immigrants and Aboriginal resistance figures, bushrangers and pastoralists, working men and pioneering women, artists and hard-nosed radicals, politicians and soldiers all populate this richly drawn portrait...
Bligh: Master Mariner
Bligh: Master Mariner
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From ship's boy to vice-admiral, there was much more to Captain Bligh than his infamous bad temper. Meet a 24-year-old Master Bligh as he witnesses the demise of his captain and mentor, Cook; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh at the helm of the famous 'Bounty' then cast adrift ...
Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: Frederick Ward & Mary Ann Bugg
Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg
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He was the gentleman bushranger ... she was the woman who rode with him. Full of action and drama, this is the richly detailed and unputdownable true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady.
Colonial Guns: Artillery of the Australian Colonies
Colonial Guns: Artillery of the Australian Colonies
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This book covers the range of artillery found in the Australian colonies from the time of first white settlement right up until Federation one hundred and ten years later ...
Colonial Land & Emigration Commissioners Report
Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners Report 1850
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Official report, the 10th general report of the Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners.
Deserted and Destitute: Motherhood, Wife Desertion and Colonial Welfare
Deserted and Destitute: Motherhood, Wife Desertion and Colonial Welfare
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Who was a deserted wife in colonial Australia? How did she make ends meet during peak periods of wife desertion, such as the Victorian gold rushes? How did colonial Australians view the social problem of wife desertion? 'Deserted and Destitute' draws on the stories of indiviual women in gold-rush Victoria to provide new insights into ...
Eureka Stockade: A Ferocious and Bloody Battle
Eureka Stockade: A Ferocious and Bloody Battle
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On the chilly dawn morning of 3 December 1854, British soldiers and police of the Victorian colonial government attacked and stormed a crudely-built fortification erected by insurgent gold miners at the Eureka lead on the Ballarat Gold Diggings. The fighting was intense, the carnage appalling and the political consequences of the affair profound.
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
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In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind...
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
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Two hundred years ago, in the romantic age of exploration, Matthew Flinders became the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline. Rob Mundle's 'Flinders' brings to life the fascinating story of this exceptional maritime explorer - from the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his imprisonment
Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony
Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony
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'Freedom on the Fatal Shore' brings together John Hirst's two books on the early history of New South Wales. Both are classic accounts which have had a profound effect on the understanding of Australian history. This new book combines both of these classic works into a single volume ...
Gold Fever: A Rollicking History of the Australian Goldrush
Gold Fever: A Rollicking History of the Australian Goldrush
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The Australian character has been shaped by sedition. Britain sent to Australia's shores boatloads of transportees, in chains: the rebels, the democrats, chartists, thinkers and political activists who were soon at large, free to pursue their destiny under the azure skies of the Southern Cross.
Old Colonials
Old Colonials
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Published in1891, this book by Alexander J Boyd describes life in the Queensland bush as witnessed by him during his time as a school inspector and journalist.
Out of the Silence: The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars
Out of the Silence: The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars
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When South Australia was founded in 1836, the British government was pursuing a new approach to the treatment of Aboriginal people, hoping to avoid the violence that marked earlier Australian settlement.
First Fleet Families
The First Fleet Families
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A comprehensive list of the first fleet families including 1200 of their children. Also available on microfiche.
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
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The Eureka Stockade. The story is one of Australia’s foundation legends, but until now it has been told as though only half the participants were there - the men. As Clare Wright reveals, there were thousands of women on the goldfields and many of them were active in pivotal roles.
Free Settlers of Australia 1788-1828
The Free Settlers of Australia 1788-1828
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If your ancestor arrived in the colony between 1788 and 1828 (way before it  was known as Australia) ... how do you find out more information on what ship ...
Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia
The Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia
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The 'Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia' brings together more than 800 articles covering  people, places and themes connected with Ned Kelly and the Kelly Outbreak of 1878-1880. It contains biographical ...
Under the Southern Cross: The Rebels, Martyrs, Exiles and Activists who Shaped Australia
Under the Southern Cross: The Rebels, Martyrs, Exiles and Activists who Shaped Australia
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The Australian character has been shaped by sedition. Britain sent to Australia's shores boatloads of transportees, in chains: the rebels, the democrats, chartists, thinkers and political activists who were soon at large, free to pursue their destiny under the azure skies of the Southern Cross.
Wild Colonial Boys: Tall Tales and True Australian Bushrangers
Wild Colonial Boys: Tall Tales and True Australian Bushrangers
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With more than 200 photographs, engravings and items of ephemera, 'Wild Colonial Boys' offers a bold and exciting look at the bushranging period of Australia's colonial history, and includes a chapter on the bushranger myth in the media in the 21st century.
   
 
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