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Awards:Winner of ACT Book of the Year Award 2012 and Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History 2012 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction 2012 and Queensland Literary Awards: University of Southern Queensland History Book Award 2012 and Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards, Individual Category 2011. Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction 2013 and ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2012.


Reveals the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people in presettlement Australia
 

Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park,... read more

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: 9781743311325
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: 245mm X 172mm
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: Bill Gammage
: Paperback
: Main
: English
: 384
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The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
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Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Mortals and Monsters
Quests and Adventures
Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.
Join Jason aboard the Argo... read more

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: 9780241380376
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Michael Joseph
: 4.2 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.3 Centimeters
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: Stephen Fry
: Paperback
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Heroes
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Series:Welcome to the Museum

Discover more than 140 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hoursWelcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and... read more

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: 9781760068202
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.20 cmmm
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: Jo Nelson
: Hardback
: en
: 112
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Historium (Welcome to the Museum)
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*Shortlisted for the 2018 Ballie Gifford Prize*
'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉ
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man s... read more

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: 9780241186664
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Viking
: ---length:- '9.188'width:- '6'units:- Inches
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: Ben Macintyre
: Paperback
: 1
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The Spy and the Traitor
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Australian War Dogs introduces you to man's best friend on the battlefield, the fourlegged digger. Canine troops have served alongside Australia's armed forces for decades. Valued for their loyalty, intelligence and devotion in battle, war dogs have helped relay messages t... read more

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: 9781742579672
: New Holland Publishers
: New Holland Publishers
: 234mm X 180mm
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: Nigel Allsopp
: Paperback
: 1
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AUSTRALIAN WAR DOGS
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The Last Australian Childhood, written by Kevin Moloney, is a collection of 40 vignettes written in the different voices of a child, reflecting his age at the time the story is set. The stories tell of Kevin's family life, growing up in suburban Melbourne inthe 1960s a... read more

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: 9781742579979
: New Holland Publishers
: New Holland Publishers
: 234mm X 154mm
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: Kevin Moloney
: Paperback
: 917
: 332
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The Last Australian Childhood
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'Bloody brilliant.' - Greg Norman
This book tells the magnificent, sometimes tragic, always inspiring stories of the greats of golf and how they lit up the world with their own brands of magic.
Since Old Tom Morris won three of the first four Open Championships in t... read more

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: 9781742579771
: New Holland Publishers, Limited
: New Holland Publishers, Limited
: 1.50000mm X 5.00000mm X 8.00000mm
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: Matt Cleary; Greg Norman (Foreword by)
: Hardback
: English
: 256
: Full Colour Throughout
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A Short History of Golf
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The construction and maintenance of a railway calls for the application of so many branches of engineering that several volumes would be required to do ample justice to a subject so comprehensive and ever-extending. To avoid attempting so wide a range, the object of the following ... read more

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: 9781523213580
: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
: .84 Inches X 6 Inches X 9 Inches
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: William Mills
: Paperback
: English
: 372
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Railway Construction
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The Fierce Country holds no malice, but neither pity. It just sits, and bakes, and waits. We do the rest. We provoke it when we mine above its aquifers. Weaken it, and ourselves, when we leave mountains of asbestos to bl... read more

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: 9781743055748
: Wakefield Press Pty, Limited
: Wakefield Press
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: Stephen Orr
: Paperback
: English
: 228
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The Fierce Country : True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today
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American Indian business is booming. The number of American Indian� and Alaska Native�owned businesses increased by 15.3 percent from 2007 to 2012�a time when the total number of US businesses increased by just 2 percent�and receipts grew f... read more

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: 9780295742090
: University of Washington Press
: University of Washington Press
: .62 Inches X 6 Inches X 9 Inches
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: Deanna M. Kennedy (Editor); Gavin Clarkson (Editor); Joseph Scott Gladstone (Editor); Charles F. Harrington (Editor); Daniel Stewart (Editor); Amy Klemm Verbos (Editor)
: Paperback
: English
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American Indian Business - A Reader
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'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated human o... read more

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: 9781921248016
: Magabala Books
: Magabala Books
: 210mm X 135mm
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: Bruce Pascoe
: Paperback
: 518
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Dark Emu
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'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unknow... read more

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: 9781760640446
: Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
: Black Inc.
: 3 X 15.4
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: Billy Griffiths
: Paperback
: 2018
: 392
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Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia
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