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The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Australasian & Pacific history books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Australasian & Pacific history category. Presented with a red border are the Australasian & Pacific history books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Paradise in Chains The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia by Diana Preston Paradise in Chains The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Signs of Australia Vintage signs from the city to the outback by Brady Michaels, Dale Campisi Signs of Australia Vintage signs from the city to the outback
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Once upon a simpler time, hand-painted and hand-crafted signs brought colour and vibrancy to Australian towns and cities - advertising everything from dining rooms, milk bars and CWA halls to Peter's ice cream, oatmeal, stout, Chinese restaurants and Shelley's famous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Documents on Australian Foreign Policy Australia and the Rhodesian Problem 1961-1972 by Matthew Jordan Documents on Australian Foreign Policy Australia and the Rhodesian Problem 1961-1972

Draws on both published and unpublished records from the National Archives of Australia to document Australia's attitudes and policies towards the Rhodesian crisis during the 1960s and 1970s. Containing 500 departmental documents, plus commentary and an introduction by historian Matthew...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Phoney Wars New Zealand Society in the Second World War by Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Hugh Eldred-Grigg Phoney Wars New Zealand Society in the Second World War
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Magna Carta and New Zealand History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa by Stephen Winter Magna Carta and New Zealand History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa

This volume is the first to explore the vibrant history of Magna Carta in Aotearoa New Zealand's legal, political and popular culture. Readers will benefit from in-depth analyses of the Charter's reception along with explorations of its roles in regard...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

'Me Write Myself' The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47 by Leonie Stevens 'Me Write Myself' The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The British World and an Australian National Identity Anglo-Australian Cricket, 1860-1901 by Jared van Duinen The British World and an Australian National Identity Anglo-Australian Cricket, 1860-1901

This book explores the dynamics of Anglo-Australian cricketing relations within the `British World' in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It explores what these interactions can tell us about broader Anglo-Australian relations during this period and, in particular, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Empire's Patriotic Fund Public Benevolence and the Boer War in an Australian Colony by John McQuilton The Empire's Patriotic Fund Public Benevolence and the Boer War in an Australian Colony

This book examines the Empire's Patriotic Fund, established in Victoria, Australia, in 1901 to assist the dependants of the men serving in the Boer War and the men invalided home because of wounds or illness. Acting as an autonomous body...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Coming Soon

Dunera Lives by Ken Inglis, Seumas Spark, Dr Jay Winter Dunera Lives
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Gulliver's Other Islands A New History of Fiji by Deryck Scarr Gulliver's Other Islands A New History of Fiji

Scarr is the doyen of writers on Fiji. This magisterial new history of the islands does not disappoint.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands by John H. Chambers A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

In their Time of Need Australia's Overseas Emergency Relief Operations 1918-2006 by Steven Bullard In their Time of Need Australia's Overseas Emergency Relief Operations 1918-2006

In their Time of Need recounts the activities of Australia's military forces in response to overseas natural disasters.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Slow Catastrophes Living with Drought in Australia by Rebecca Jones Slow Catastrophes Living with Drought in Australia


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

He Reo Wahine: Maori Women's Voices from the Nineteenth Century by Lachy Paterson, Angela Wanhalla He Reo Wahine: Maori Women's Voices from the Nineteenth Century
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During the nineteenth century, Maori women produced letters and memoirs, wrote off to newspapers and commissioners, appeared before commissions of enquiry, gave evidence in court cases, and went to the Native Land Court to assert their rights. He Reo Wahine...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Pacific America Histories of Transoceanic Crossings by John E. Wills Jr., Eiichiro Azuma, Madeline Y. Hsu Pacific America Histories of Transoceanic Crossings
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In recent times, the Asia-Pacific region has far surpassed Europe in terms of reciprocal trade with the United States, and since the 1980s immigrants from Asia entering the United States have exceeded their counterparts from Europe, reversing a longstanding historical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia by Ellen Warne Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia

Explores the colourful debates and anxieties that were prevalent from the 1890s to the 1930s and the responses of the key women's organisations whose leadership and campaigns acknowledged that - outside of parliament and party politics - women's connection to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia by Ellen Warne Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia

Explores the colourful debates and anxieties that were prevalent from the 1890s to the 1930s and the responses of the key women's organisations whose leadership and campaigns acknowledged that - outside of parliament and party politics - women's connection to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

A Historian for All Seasons Essays for Geoffrey Bolton by Lenore Layman A Historian for All Seasons Essays for Geoffrey Bolton


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin, Sir Spencer The Native Tribes of Central Australia
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Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson by Ida Lee The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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