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Defending Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service Since 1945
Defending Country:...
Noah Riseman
Richard Trembath


Defending Country is the first book to document the unique experiences of Indigenous men and women since the Second World War. Using compelling personal narratives and rigorous archival researc ...


The Lucky Country? Reinventing Australia
The Lucky Country?...
Ian Lowe


Can we reinvent the Lucky Country? In 1964, Donald Horne described Australia as ‘a lucky country run mainly by second-rate people who share its luck’ in his iconic book. Now, more than five dec ...


Whisperings in the Blood: A Memoir
Whisperings in the...
Shelley Davidow


An exquisite, compelling story of courage, destiny and the search for home. Lithuania, 1913. Haunted by memories of the pogroms, Jacob Frank leaves his village in the hope of a better life, and board ...


Playing the Game: Life and Politics in Papua New Guinea
Playing the Game: ...
Sir Julius Chan


Born on a remote island to a migrant Chinese father and an indigenous mother, Julius Chan overcame poverty, discrimination and family tragedy to become one of Papua New Guinea’s longest-serving and mo ...


Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling
Finding Eliza: Pow...
Larissa Behrendt


A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling. Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured b ...


Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in
Merdeka and the Mo...
Jason MacLeod


An important addition to UQP’s internationally acclaimed Peace & Conflict Studies series


Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty
Before Rupert: Kei...
Tom D. C. Roberts


Is there another side to the story of Keith Murdoch’s success and the origins of News Corporation?


All Fall Down
All Fall Down
Matthew Condon


The Three Crooked Kings story ends here. The most anticipated book of the year has finally arrived. All Fall Down is the gripping finale to Matthew Condon’s epic true-crime trilogy about ...


Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University
Courting Blakness:...
Fiona Foley
Louise Martin-Che...
Fiona Nicoll


In a bold and unprecedented project, acclaimed international artist Fiona Foley curated a cutting-edge installation in the University of Queensland’s sandstone Great Court.


Caring and Compassionate: The Mater Children
Caring and Compass...
Helen Gregory


This history – a companion to Expressions of Mercy, Helen Gregory’s centenary history of Brisbane’s Mater hospitals – tells the story of the Mater Children’s Hospital against the background of rapidly ...



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