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The French Explorers And Sydney
The French Explore...
Colin Dyer


Colonial Sydney as you’ve never seen it before...A fresh and fascinating perspective of Sydney and early colonial life. Contains previously unpublished translations of European experiences in the ear ...


Creative Ecologies: Where Thinking Is A Proper Job
Creative Ecologies...
John Howkins


Why do some ideas flourish and others fail? Why is independent thought valued in some societies and discouraged in others? This series links the creative and digital media fields to law, education, b ...


The Uses Of Digital Literacy
The Uses Of Digita...
John Hartley


Online social networks, user-created content and participatory media are often still ignored by professionals, denounced in the press and banned in schools. But the potential of digital literacy shoul ...


Literary Activists: Writer-Intellectuals And Australian Public Life
Literary Activists...
Brigid Rooney


Judith Wright fought to save the Great Barrier Reef and campaigned for a Treaty with Aboriginal Australians. Patrick White led anti-nuclear peace marches and boycotted the Bicentenary. Helen Garner an ...


Serious Frolic: Essays On Australian Humour
Serious Frolic: Es...
Frances De Groen
Peter Kirkpatrick


What do Australians find funny? Is there a distinctive style of Australian humour, or is there more than one? What are the ingredients? What social and cultural functions do they perform? Serious Fr ...


Mcpherson Lecture Series Volume 3: On Statutory Interpretation And Human Rights
Mcpherson Lecture ...
The Honourable Ja...


The third volume in the annual McPherson Lecture Series. In this volume, The Honourable James Jacob Spigelman considers the theme of statutory interpretation and human rights. These thought-provoking ...


Mcpherson Lecture Series Vol 1: On Villainy
Mcpherson Lecture ...
The Rt Hon Lord M...


This book is the first volume in an annual series inaugurated by the University of Queensland's TC Beirne Law School. Inspired by the famous Hamlyn Lecture Series in England, the McPherson Lecture Ser ...



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