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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

by John McAleer and Nigel Rigby Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300207248
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

British Royal Navy Captain James Cook’s voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement,...

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Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

by Ian McLean Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9780691171333
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

How did Australia attain the world's highest living standards within a few decades of European settlement? And how has the nation...

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Progressive New World: How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform

by Marilyn Lake Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780674975958
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

The paradox of progressivism continues to fascinate more than one hundred years on. Democratic but elitist, emancipatory but coercive,...

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Reconsidering Gallipoli

by Jenny Macleod Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
06/2004
ISBN:
9780719067433
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

In Australia, Anzac Day, the anniversary of the first landings at Gallipoli, is one of the most important dates in the national...

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Global History of Gold Rushes

by Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780520294554
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in 1848 and the rush to Alaska fifty...

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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI

by Neil Faulkner Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9780300226393
Format:
Pb+ 552 pages

A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential...

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Wanted: The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly

by Robert Utley Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780300227123
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

The oft-told exploits of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly survive vividly in the public imaginations of their respective countries,...

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Labour and the Politics of Empire: Britain and Australia 1900 to the Present

by Neville Kirk Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9780719091315
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

This is a pathbreaking comparative and trans-national study of the neglected influences of nation, empire and race upon the development...

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Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

by Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780252083457
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

How workers' experience in two countries illuminates important issues in labor history Alike in many aspects of their...

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Venomous Encounters: Snakes, vivisection and scientific medicine in colonial Australia

by Peter Hobbins Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9781526101440
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

How do we know which snakes are dangerous? This seemingly simple question caused constant concern for the white settlers who colonised...

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New Zealand's Empire

by Katie Pickles and Catharine Coleborne Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780719091537
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

This edited collection investigates New Zealand’s history as an imperial power, and its evolving place within the British Empire....

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William Hughes: Australia

by Carl Bridge And Alan Sharp Haus Publishing Limited
Pub Date:
04/2011
ISBN:
9781905791903
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

The First World War marked the emergence of the Dominions on the world stage as independent nations, none more so than Australia....

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Oceania under steam: Sea transport and the cultures of colonialism, c.1870–1914

by Frances Steel Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781526106568
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Winner of the 2012 Ernest Scott Prize The age of steam was the age of Britain’s global maritime dominance, the age...

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Spanish Anarchists of Northern Australia: Revolution in the Sugar Cane Fields

by Robert Mason University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9781786833082
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

In 1901, the year the six Australian colonies federated to become one country, revolution was being plotted across the world....

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Governing natives: Indirect rule and settler colonialism in Australia's north

by Ben Silverstein Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9781784995263
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

In the 1930s, a series of crises transformed relationships between settlers and Aboriginal people in Australia's Northern Territory....

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