Mandy Sayer, “Australian Gypsies: Their Secret History” (NewSouth Publishing, 2017)
In her new book, Australian Gypsies: Their Secret History (NewSouth Publishing, 2017), award-winning writer Mandy Sayer explores the neglected history of Gypsies, or Romani people, in Australia, from the earliest European settlement until today. Utilizing historical sources and… Read More
Paul Irish, “Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney” (NewSouth Publishing, 2017)
In his new book, Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney (NewSouth Publishing, 2017), historian Paul Irish debunks the myth that local Aboriginal people disappeared from Sydney within decades of the arrival of Europeans in… Read More
Jayne Persian, “Beautiful Balts: From Displaced Persons to New Australians (NewSouth Publishing, 2017)
In her new book, Beautiful Balts: From Displaced Persons to New Australians (NewSouth Publishing, 2017), Jayne Persian, a Lecturer in History at the University of Southern Queensland, explores the history of mass migration of 170,000 Displaced Persons… Read More
Mary Tomsic, “Beyond the Silver Screen: A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia, 1920-1990” (Melbourne UP, 2017)
In her new book, Beyond the Silver Screen: A History of Women, Filmmaking and Film Culture in Australia, 1920-1990 (Melbourne University Publishing, 2017), Mary Tomsic, an ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Melbourne, explores the… Read More
Stephanie Brookes, “Politics, Media and Campaign Language: Australia’s Identity Anxiety” (Anthem Press, 2017)
In her new book, Politics, Media and Campaign Language: Australia’s Identity Anxiety (Anthem Press, 2017), Stephanie Brookes, a Lecturer in Journalism at Monash University, explores the power of election campaign language to offer a window into the… Read More
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