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 Australian History

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For the early settlers who came from crowded cities and long established villages, it must have been extraordinary to find you could pack your belongings onto a bullock dray and head off to rural grasslands out of the reach of medd... read more

The Squatters: The Story of Australia's Pastoral Pioneers
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Anthony C. Yu's translation of The Journey to the West, initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story... read more

The Journey to the West: v.1
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For some time, a majority of Australians have been saying they want change - on climate and energy, on housing and inequality, on corporate donations and their corrupting effect on democracy, to name just a few.Recent attention has focused on the ... read more

Quarterly Essay 73: Australia Fair: Listening to the Nation
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The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores--and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings--has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an endur... read more

The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses - History * Legend * Lore * Design * Technology * Romance
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 History

An explosive expos of America's lost prosperity--from Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist Charlie LeDuff Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches the ruins of Detroit for clues to his family's troubled past. Having led us on the ... read more

Detroit - An American Autopsy
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 Australian History

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'That's the way it is with us mob. We were brought up to talk kind of sideways. That's the respectful, true Aboriginal way.'
Reg Dodd grew up at Finniss Springs, on striking desert country bordering South Australia's Lake Eyre. For the Arabunna and for many other Abor... read more

Talking Sideways
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Former ABC radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia from bygone days.

Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush
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CENTRAL AUSTRALIA RAILWAY - NORTH AUSTRALIA RAILWAY - TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY "Outback Railwaymen - Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous st... read more

Nophoto
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 Australian History

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The Land of Dreams- How Australians Won Their Freedom, 1788-1860 tells the story of how Australians became a free people, gaining the liberties they desired to take control of their own lives, the right to govern themselves a... read more

The Land of Dreams: How Australians Won Their Freedom, 1788-1860
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As heard on NPR's This American Life "Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller." --Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air "One of the most pecu... read more

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
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The industrial revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame: the prices of energy and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has t... read more

The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
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 History

Anger. Fear. Guilt. Denial. Silence. These are the ways in which ordinary white people react when it is pointed out to them that they have done or said something that has - unintentionally - caused racial offence or hurt. After, al... read more

White Fragility - Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism
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