Australian history

Loving Country Loving Country

Loving Country

Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred AustraliaBruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou 'Loving Country' is...

Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred AustraliaBruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou 'Loving Country' is a powerful and essential guidebook that offers a new way to travel and discover Australia through an Indigenous narrative. In this beautifully designed and photographed edition, co-authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou, in consultation with communities and Elders across Australia, show travellers how to see the country as herself, to know her whole and old story, and to find the way to fall ...

$45.00

A Nation in the Making A Nation in the Making

A Nation in the Making

A Nation In The Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern EraAlasdair MacGregor The output of t...

A Nation In The Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern EraAlasdair MacGregor The output of the two largest photographic studios in Australia in the late 19th century were bought and placed in storage. It became known as the Tyrell Collection. Largely unseen ever-since it is now stored at the Powerhouse museum and has been made available to Australian Geographic. This unique collection provides a multi-faceted portrait of an increasingly diverse and confident Australia. A nation metamorph...

$59.95

Shout Out to the Girls Shout Out to the Girls

Shout Out to the Girls

Shout Out to the Girls: A Celebration of Awesome Australian WomenVarious authors Let's hear it fo...

Shout Out to the Girls: A Celebration of Awesome Australian WomenVarious authors Let's hear it for the Australian women who have shaped our history and are expanding our future! Shout-outs to 50 awesome Australian women with easy-to-read biographies of their incredible achievements. From Cathy Freeman to Turia Pitt, Edith Cowan to Julia Gillard, Mum Shirl to Vali Myers, plus rally car drivers, molecular biologists and more, this book is a celebration of women in all fields, from all walks of ...

$29.95

The Waugal and the Swan New!

The Waugal and the Swan

The Waugal and the Swan: The story of a riverJill Worsley This is a story of a river. Now called ...

The Waugal and the Swan: The story of a riverJill Worsley This is a story of a river. Now called the Swan, the river was known to the local Nyungar people as the Durbal Yaragan. The Nyungar had used the river and its environs for thousands of years, but in 1650 they witnessed the arrival of the first European ships off the coast, an event that was eventually to bring big changes to their way life. In this book, Western Australian maritime historian, Jill Worsley, explores the traditional use ...

$12.50

Perth: Then and Now (Mini Edition)

Perth: Then and Now (Mini Edition)

Richard Offen Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commission...

Richard Offen Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and present of this fascinating city. 'Perth Then and Now' accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that show how each site looks today. With an Aboriginal history going back over 40,000 years, Perth ranks amongst the oldest places on earth with near continuous human habitation. The modern city came into ...

$19.95

Welcome to Country (Youth Edition)

Welcome to Country (Youth Edition)

Welcome to Country (Youth Edition): An Introduction to our First Peoples for Young AustraliansMar...

Welcome to Country (Youth Edition): An Introduction to our First Peoples for Young AustraliansMarcia Langton ‘Australia is alive with the long history of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, our cultures and our stories. My generation of Aboriginal people want young Australians to be taught more about our history and culture than we were. I have met very few Australians who learned anything in school about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Many have told me that if th...

$29.95

Family Business Success Stories

Family Business Success Stories

Graeme Lofts 'Family Business Success Stories' tells the stories of eight of Australia's oldest a...

Graeme Lofts 'Family Business Success Stories' tells the stories of eight of Australia's oldest and best-known family-owned businesses, all of them more than one hundred years old: A. H. Beard, Brown Brothers, Bulla Dairy, Coopers Brewery, Dymocks, Haigh's Chocolates, J.Furphy & Sons and Furphy Foundry, and Samson Sadleirs Group. Around 70% of all Australian businesses are family owned and together they employ more than 50% of the Australian workforce. As Catherine Fritz-Kalish, Co-Founde...

$34.95

Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Susanna De Vries Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Au...

Susanna De Vries Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Australia. An updated and condensed edition of Susanna de Vries' 'Great Australian Women', this is a celebration of women who broke the mould, crashed through the ceilings, and shaped the nation in the fields of medicine, law, the arts and politics. From Lillie Goodisson, pioneer of family planning, to Eileen Joyce, world-famous pianist, Enid Lyons, our first female cabinet minister, Stella Miles F...

$34.95

Perth Then and Now Perth Then and Now

Perth Then and Now

Richard Offen 'Perth Then and Now' accurately matches historic photographs of the city with speci...

Richard Offen 'Perth Then and Now' accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that show how each site looks today. With an Aboriginal history going back over 40,000 years, Perth ranks amongst the oldest places on earth with near continuous human habitation. The modern city came into being in 1829 with the formation of the Swan River Colony. For the first 60 years of its existence, Perth was no more than a small country town which lived o...

$29.95

Lost Perth

Lost Perth

Richard Offen In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a st...

Richard Offen In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Perth gained the status of capital city. Originally funded by agriculture, the discovery of gold gave it the finances to transform itself from a modest country town to a prosperous commercial city with great civic buildings to match. From its settlement in 1829, Perth gradually took shape as a modest town. In the early years its development suffered from a...

$29.95

Instant Aussie

Instant Aussie

Jason Foster 'Instant Aussie' is an informative and fun way to truly immerse yourself in fair din...

Jason Foster 'Instant Aussie' is an informative and fun way to truly immerse yourself in fair dinkum Aussie culture without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. The ideal gift for travellers, or relatives and friends back home. 'Instant Aussie' covers all the important topics of Australia's foundation and political landscape, Australian mysteries and inventions, indigenous history and culture as well as sweeping natural wonders in an amusing and intriguing style. Discussing the ...

$19.95

Built Perth

Built Perth

Built Perth: Discovering Perth's Iconic ArchitectureTom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon Western Aus...

Built Perth: Discovering Perth's Iconic ArchitectureTom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon Western Australian architecture and history come together with beautiful illustrations in this guide to Perth's iconic buildings. From convicts building their own prison to an arena inspired by an 'unsolvable' puzzle, discover the quirky stories behind some of Perth's most notable architecture. Featuring beautiful illustrations of 50 of Perth's most iconic historic and contemporary buildings, this handy, inf...

$29.95