Amanda Walsh, “Globalisation, the State and Regional Australia” (Sydney UP, 2018)
In her new book, Globalisation, the State and Regional Australia (Sydney University Press, 2018), Amanda Walsh, associate director of government relations at Australian Catholic University, explores the political and economic consequences of globalization across Australia nationally and in regional Australia specifically.  Using a series of case studies on the manufacturing, dairy, and ethanol... Read More
Jeremy Martens, “Empire and Asian Migration: Sovereignty, Immigration Restriction and Protest in the British Settler Colonies, 1888–1907” (UWA Publishing, 2018)
In his new book, Empire and Asian Migration: Sovereignty, Immigration Restriction and Protest in the British Settler Colonies, 1888–1907 (UWA Publishing, 2018), Jeremy Martens, a senior lecturer in History at the University of Western Australia, offers a comparative look at the tensions that arose in settler colonies like Australia, New Zealand, and South... Read More
Joy McCann, “Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean” (NewSouth Publishing, 2018)
In her new book, Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean (NewSouth Publishing, 2018), historian Joy McCann explores the history of the vast Southern Ocean, from icy Antarctica to the southern coastlines of Australia, South America, and South Africa.  From the journals of navigators centuries ago to scientific instruments today, the ocean has been... Read More
Meredith Lake, “The Bible in Australia: A Cultural History” (NewSouth Publishing, 2018)
In her new book, The Bible in Australia: A Cultural History (NewSouth Publishing, 2018), historian Meredith Lake explores the various, often surprising ways Australians throughout history have read, utilized, and fought over the Bible. In ways both religious and deeply secular, the Bible has played a contested but defining role in the country’s political, social,... Read More
Francesca Merlan, “Dynamics of Difference in Australia: Indigenous Past and Present in a Settler Country” (UPenn Press, 2018)
In her new book, Dynamics of Difference in Australia: Indigenous Past and Present in a Settler Country (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018), Francesca Merlan, Professor of Anthropology at the Australian National University, explores a variety of relationships between indigenous and nonindigenous people in Australia since Europeans’ arrival.  Based on archival research and extensive... Read More
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