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  • Henry Handel Richardson Vol 3
    Henry Handel Richardson Vol 3 (English, Paperback) Bruce Steele

    In this volume the widowed HHR moves to the Sussex village where she lived until her death. The letters cover the publication of "The End of a Childhood and Other Stories", the ill-fated "The Young Cosima" and her incomplete memoir "Myself When Young". War dominated the closing years of her life.

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  • How to Write a Better Thesis
    How to Write a Better Thesis (English, Paperback) David Evans, Paul Gruba

    From proposal to examination, producing a dissertation or thesis is a challenge. Grounded in decades of experience with research training and supervision, this fully updated and revised edition draws on case studies and examples to guide you step-by-step towards productive success.

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  • Histories of Controversy
    Histories of Controversy (Paperback) Alexandra Dellios

    Bonegilla was a point of reception and temporary accommodation for approximately 320,000 post-war refugees and assisted migrants to Australia from 1947 to 1971. Histories of Controversy: The Bonegilla Migrant Centre reveals the centre's history to be one of containment, control, deprivation and political discontent.

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  • The Straight Dope Updated Edition
    The Straight Dope Updated Edition (English, Paperback) Chip Le Grand

    The greatest drugs scandal in Australian sport goes well beyond who took what....

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  • Beersheba
    Beersheba (English, Paperback) Paul Daley

    The Battle of Beersheba, a redeeming win for the ANZACs who lost at Gallipoli, has slipped through the cracks of Australia's historical consciousness.

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  • Backyard Insects Updated Edition
    Backyard Insects Updated Edition (English, Paperback) Paul A. Horne, Denis Crawford

    From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now available in an updated edition, this volume explores the secrets and habits of more than one hundred little critters that are common to backyard Australia. It is an indispensable guide for nature lovers, gardeners and kids of all ages.

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  • Teachers Who Change Lives
    Teachers Who Change Lives (English, Paperback) Andrew Metcalfe, Anne Game

    Casting new light on the education process, this study argues that outstanding teachers do not mold students by pushing them towards external measurements of excellence but instead nurture their full potential by encouraging them to follow their passions. Some of Australia's educational elite?including Stephanie Alexander, Dawn Casey, Greg Chappell, Betty Churcher, Helen Garner, Shane Gould, and...

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  • The Peter Thomson Five
    The Peter Thomson Five (English, Paperback) Tony Walker, Peter Thomson

    Peter Thomson won five golf Open Championships. On the 50th anniversary of his last Open Championship Peter Thomson talks about his life, golf and how he achieved open glory - not just once but five times. The Peter Thomson Five is beautifully illustrated with photos from Peter Thomson's scrapbook and maps of the greens he played on.

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  • Courtesan and Countess
    Courtesan and Countess (English, Paperback) Jana Verhoeven, Alan Willey

    Celeste de Chabrillan became the most prolific female stage writer in nineteenth-century France. Forever haunted by her scandalous past, Celeste fought to hold her place in an artistic world dominated by men. This title tells the story not only of her struggle as a creative artist to survive and earn a living, but also of her fascinating life at the centre of the bohemian circles of Paris.

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  • Private Lives, Public History
    Private Lives, Public History (English, Paperback) Anna Clark

    Explores how our personal pasts intersect with broader historical questions and debates. Drawing on interviews with Australians from five communities around the country, Anna Clark uncovers how we think about the past in the context of our local and intimate stories, and the role history plays in our lives.

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  • The Australian Imperial Force In Battle
    The Australian Imperial Force In Battle (English, Paperback) Jean Bou

    Brings together some of Australia's foremost military historians to outline how the military neophytes that left Australia's shores in 1914 became the battle winning troops of 1918. It traces the evolution of several of the key arms of the Australian Imperial Force, including the infantry, the light horse, the artillery, and the flying corps, and also consider how the various arms worked together.

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  • Australia and the Great War
    Australia and the Great War (English, Hardback) Michael J. K. Walsh, Andrekos Varnava

    The events of the Great War intensified the relationship between the British Empire and Australia; the legacy can still be felt today. This volume explores both the immediate and long-term consequences of the war on this complex relationship, looking in particular at identity, history, gender, propaganda, economics and nationalism.

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  • Brekky Central
    Brekky Central (English, Paperback) Adam Boland

    Between Sunrise and the Morning Show, Adam Boland oversaw 30 hours of network television a week. He even helped propel Kevin Rudd into the Lodge. Now, for the first time, he takes us behind the camera, inside theSunrise family. Brekky Central is the story of the most competitive time slot on television; the stakes are high and so are the pressures on those who show up each morning to win the...

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  • Serious Whitefella Stuff
    Serious Whitefella Stuff (English, Paperback) Mark Moran

    How does Indigenous policy signed off in Canberra work?or not?when implemented in remote Aboriginal communities? Mark Moran, Alyson Wright and Paul Memmott have extensive on-the-ground experience in this area of ongoing challenge. What, they ask, is the right balance between respecting local traditions and making significant improvement in the areas of alcohol consumption, home ownership and...

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  • Battleground
    Battleground (English, Paperback) Wayne Errington, Peter Van Onselen

    Tony Abbott came to the prime ministership lauded as the most effective leader of the opposition since Whitlam. Why then did he fail to succeed in the job to which he had aspired for decades? Battleground chronicles the paradox of the Abbott prime ministership: steadfast loyalty when pragmatism was required; social values at odds with community attitudes; stubbornness when strategy was essential.

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  • Imam Samudra'S Revenge
    Imam Samudra'S Revenge (English, Paperback) Angus McIntyre

    On the evening of 12 October 2002 two suicide bombers detonated bombs inside Paddy's Pub and in front of the Sari Club in Kuta, one of Bali's main tourist districts. Two hundred and two people were killed including eighty-eight Australians and thirty-eight Indonesians....

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  • Planet Jackson
    Planet Jackson (English, Paperback) Brad Norington

    Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt boss of the Health Services Union. While remaining steadfast in this very public ordeal, she endured bitter personal attacks from enemies in the Labor Party and the union movement....

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  • Coming Of Age
    Coming Of Age (English, Paperback) Terry Hogan

    In December 1987 John Dawkins, the Australian Government Minister for Employment, Education and Training released a Green Paper that foreshadowed major changes in the tertiary education sector through the formation of a Unified National System. This was 16 years after the establishment of Griffith University and only 12 years since the admission of Griffith's first undergraduate students. ...

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  • Educating Australia
    Educating Australia (English, Paperback) Tom Bentley, Glenn Clifton Savage

    Where is Australian schooling headed? What forces will shape its future direction? How ready are students, teachers, policy makers and education institutions for the challenges being thrust on them? In this edited collection, these questions are addressed by some of Australia's leading education researchers, practitioners and policy entrepreneurs.

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