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 Australiana

Series:Monash Studies in Australian Society Ser.

At a time when the labour-market is failing as a source of security and identity for many, domestic tinkering is emerging as a legitimate occupation in a way we have not seen since pre-industrial times. In Australia, practices of repair, invention, bui... read more

Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture
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The book has been updated with references to Metal Detecting and the Laws of Do's and Don'ts of prospecting. It also contains many photos both old and new. Not only is it a modern representation of prospecting but also a history of the ways that will... read more

Nophoto
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 Australiana

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Signs of the Times
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She was the glory ship of the then fledgling Australian Navy: a modern, handsome cruiser which carried a wartime complement of 645 men. But then, on 19 November 1941, HMAS Sydney encountered the German raider Kormoran i... read more

Nophoto
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Nophoto
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Leo Kennedy is the great grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy and was raised in the shadow of his great grandfather's murder. Leo is a member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation, which supports police families and honours the memory of police killed in the line... read more

Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly
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Rosedale: Through the Flames of Time.
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Category:

 Australiana

When Harley's baby homing pigeon, Lofty,is taken away to help the army in World War II, Harley is devastated. Lofty is re-named Number 371 and flies hundreds of miles of long-distance missions behind enemy lines. Meanwhile, Harley contracts polio and is confined to his bed

Lofty's Mission (HB)
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Category:

 Local History

Series:Penguin Specials

On 9 February 2014 a fire took hold in the Hazelwood coal mine near Morwell in Victoria; it wasn't brought under control until 25 March 2014. How was this small town affected by this huge disaster?

Coal Face
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Category:

 Australiana

A compelling and beautifully written memoir about dark and shameful family secrets, and one young woman's pilgrimage to Australia to attempt to lay the past to rest. British journalist Cal Flyn was holidaying in her childhood home in the Highlands of Scotland, when she stumbled ... read more

Thicker Than Water
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Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. In its pages, respected Elder and author Professor Marcia Langton offers fascinating insights i... read more

Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia
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