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  • From the Ruins of Colonialism

    From the Ruins of Colonialism
    av Chris Healy

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521562782

    From the Ruins of Colonialism throws fresh light on the history of memory, forgetting and colonialism. Focusing on Australia, the book charts how film, public commemorations, history textbooks and museums have, in a strange ensemble, become somethin…

  • From the Ruins of Colonialism

    From the Ruins of Colonialism
    av Chris Healy

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521565769

    From the Ruins of Colonialism throws fresh light on the history of memory, forgetting and colonialism. Focusing on Australia, the book charts how film, public commemorations, history textbooks and museums have, in a strange ensemble, become somethin…

  • Single Mothers and their Children

    Single Mothers and their Children
    av Shurlee Swain

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521474436

    This book is the first comprehensive history of single motherhood in Australia. Shurlee Swain and Renate Howe tell the powerful, if painful and often moving, story of these women and their children and the lives they constructed. Starting in the 185…

  • Single Mothers And Their Children

    Single Mothers And Their Children
    av Shurlee Swain, Renate Howe, Shurlee Swain

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521479684

    This book is the first comprehensive history of single motherhood in Australia. Shurlee Swain and Renate Howe tell the powerful, if painful and often moving, story of these women and their children and the lives they constructed. Starting in the 185…

  • Woman Suffrage in Australia

    Woman Suffrage in Australia
    av Audrey Oldfield

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521403801

    Tells the story of the struggle for female enfranchisement in Australia, from the first stirrings to the Commonwealth granting the vote in 1902.

  • The Captive Republic

    The Captive Republic
    av Mark McKenna

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521572583

    The idea of an Australian republic has existed from the moment the First Fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour. This book is a comprehensive history of republican thought and activity in Australia and traces republican debate in Australia from 1788. It e…

  • The Captive Republic

    The Captive Republic
    av Mark McKenna

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521576185

    The idea of an Australian republic has existed from the moment the First Fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour. This book is a comprehensive history of republican thought and activity in Australia and traces republican debate in Australia from 1788. It e…

  • British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism

    British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism
    av Luke Trainor

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521434768

    This book examines the relationship of the Australian colonies with Britain and Empire in the late nineteenth century, and looks at the first murmurings of Australian nationalism. It is the first detailed study of the formative period 1880-1900. The…

  • British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism

    British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism
    av Luke Trainor

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521436045

    This book examines the relationship of the Australian colonies with Britain and Empire in the late nineteenth century, and looks at the first murmurings of Australian nationalism. It is the first detailed study of the formative period 1880-1900. The…

  • Origins of Australia's Capital Cities

    Origins of Australia's Capital Cities

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521362429

  • To Constitute a Nation

    To Constitute a Nation
    av Irving Helen Irving

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521584173

    This 1997 book is an imaginative and resonant exploration of the broader context of the Australian constitution.

  • The Invisible State

    The Invisible State
    av Alastair Davidson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521366588

    In the modern State, power rests on the consensus of the citizens. They accord its institutions the authority to regulate society. Contemporary state theory suggests that this authority is a right to speak on certain matters in certain ways and to h…

  • The Invisible State

    The Invisible State
    av Alastair Davidson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521522953

    In the modern State, power rests on the consensus of the citizens. They accord its institutions the authority to regulate society. Contemporary state theory suggests that this authority is a right to speak on certain matters in certain ways and to h…

  • Barmaids

    Barmaids
    av Kirkby Diane Kirkby

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521560382

    This 1997 book is a mixture of cultural and labour history which traces the role of barmaids and Australian drinking culture.

  • The Politics of Work

    The Politics of Work
    av Raelene Frances

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457729

    Australia has a strong tradition of labour historiography, which until recently has been focused on the institutions of the labour movement: trade unions and labour parties. This book shifts the focus back to the workplace and looks at how and why t…

  • The Politics of Work

    The Politics of Work
    av Raelene Frances

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521401999

    Australia has a strong tradition of labour historiography, which until recently has been focused on the institutions of the labour movement: trade unions and labour parties. This book shifts the focus back to the workplace and looks at how and why t…

  • Governing Prosperity

    Governing Prosperity
    av Nicholas Brown

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521477321

    The 1950s' undeniable prosperity has become synonymous with conservatism, and inertia seen as its hallmark. This book offers a fresh and challenging interpretation of the 1950s in Australia. Nicholas Brown presents the decade as a time of great chan…

  • Gender and War

    Gender and War

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457101

    War has been a key part of the Australian experience and central to many national mythologies. Yet more than most activities, war polarises femininity and masculinity. This exciting collection of essays explores the inter-relationship of gender and…

  • Land Settlement in Early Tasmania

    Land Settlement in Early Tasmania
    av Sharon Morgan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521522960

    This is the first detailed examination of land alienation and land use by white settlers in an Australian colony. It treats the first decades of settlement in Van Diemen’s Land, encompassing the effects of the European invasion on Aboriginal s…

  • The Price of Health

    The Price of Health
    av James A. Gillespie

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521381833

    No area of social welfare in Australia has seen as much conflict as health policy. Clashes have involved the medical profession, bureaucrats, friendly societies and political parties, often to the detriment of the patient. This 1991 book provides ba…

  • A New Australia

    A New Australia
    av Bruce Scates

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521575966

    The 1890s were a watershed in Australian history, a time of mass unemployment, industrial confrontation and sweeping social change. They also nurtured a flourishing radical culture: anarchists, socialists, single taxers, feminists and republicans. T…

  • Colonial Technology

    Colonial Technology
    av Jan Todd

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521109840

    Australia has always imported overseas technology, largely out of necessity, but has this been exploitative, fostering a relationship of dependence, or used to Australia's advantage? Jan Todd explores this question in the context of nineteenth-centu…

  • Colonial Technology

    Colonial Technology
    av Jan Todd

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521461382

    Australia has always imported overseas technology, largely out of necessity, but has this been exploitative, fostering a relationship of dependence, or used to Australia's advantage? Jan Todd explores this question in the context of nineteenth-centu…

  • Hunters and Collectors

    Hunters and Collectors
    av Tom Griffiths

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521483490

    Hunters and Collectors is about historical consciousness and environmental sensibilities in European Australia from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It is in part a collective biography of amateur antiquarians, archaeologists, naturalists,…

  • Outback Ghettos

    Outback Ghettos
    av Peggy Brock

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521447089

    Up until the 1970s, a large proportion of Aboriginal people in Australia had some experience in institutions as part of government assimilation and protection policies. By focusing on three communities in South Australia, this book attempts to under…

  • Knowing Women

    Knowing Women
    av Marjorie R. Theobald

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521422321

    Knowing Women is a comprehensive study of female education in nineteenth-century Australia, placed in international perspective. It covers a wide range of topics, including the evolution of the teaching profession; the private ladies' academies and…

  • Land Settlement in Early Tasma

    Land Settlement in Early Tasma
    av Sharon Morgan

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521390316

    Although this book concentrates on land settlement in Tasmania, such a focus encompasses a wide range of historical themes relevant to Australia's colonial history and prompts comparisons with other ex-colonial countries and frontier societies. Land…

  • Woman Suffrage in Australia

    Woman Suffrage in Australia
    av Audrey Oldfield

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521436113

    With the granting of the vote to women in 1902 Australian suffragist Rose Scott told male politicians that their names would be remembered when the names of the suffragettes had been forgotten. Her words have held true for the best part of this cent…

  • Barmaids

    Barmaids
    av Diane Kirkby

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521568685

    Popular imagination has made the pub an enduring cultural icon in Australian life. Since colonisation the pub has played a quintessential part in Australian life, both socially and economically. In this mixture of labour history and cultural history…

  • Convict Maids

    Convict Maids
    av Deborah Oxley

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521446778

    Convict Maids destroys the myth that the female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840 were mainly prostitutes, professional criminals and the ‘sweepings of the gaols’. Deborah Oxley argues…

  • Australia, Britain and Migration, 1915-1940

    Australia, Britain and Migration, 1915-1940
    av Michael Roe

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521465076

    The story of Australia’s post-war immigration program is well known, but little has been written about migration to Australia between the wars. This book is the first systematic study of assisted emigration from Britain to Australia during the…

  • Criminal Law and Colonial Subject

    Criminal Law and Colonial Subject
    av Paula Jane Byrne

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521403795

    1810-1830 was a crucial period in the development of New South Wales, when the legal foundations of a free-settler and emancipist society were laid. This book explores the relationship of a colonial people with English law and looks at the practice…

  • Criminal Law and Colonial Subject

    Criminal Law and Colonial Subject
    av Paula Jane Byrne

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521522946

    1810–1830 was a crucial period in the development of New South Wales, when the legal foundations of a free-settler and emancipist society were laid. This book explores the relationship of a colonial people with English law and looks at the pra…

  • Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry

    Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry
    av Dawn May

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521469159

    Cattle has been big business in Australia for well over a century and earns substantial export dollars. Yet the contribution that Aboriginal people have made to this key sector of the Australian economy has not been widely recognised. This book unco…

  • Convict Workers

    Convict Workers

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521035989

    State and private employers in New South Wales recognised the convicts' previous occupations, and employed a large proportion of them in the same occupations they had held at home. The women convicts - often classified as prostitutes - in fact broug…

  • Fashioned from Penury

    Fashioned from Penury
    av Margaret Maynard

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521453103

    It is a common belief that Australians take little interest in their appearance. Yet from the first white settlement, clothing was of crucial importance to Australians. It was central to the ways class and status were negotiated and equally signific…

  • Fashioned from Penury

    Fashioned from Penury
    av Margaret Maynard

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521459259

    It is a common belief that Australians take little interest in their appearance. Yet from the first white settlement, clothing was of crucial importance to Australians. It was central to the ways class and status were negotiated and equally signific…

  • The Quarantined Culture

    The Quarantined Culture
    av John Frank Williams

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521477130

    In 1913 the Australian press displayed a cosmopolitan openness to the culture of the modern world. By 1919, however, Australia had become an inward-looking society bent on keeping the outside world out - a quarantined culture. This book looks at the…