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Ebooks promotion – May 2020

Self-isolating and looking for a next great read? Look no further!
For the month of May only, a curated selection of some our finest ebooks is available for just $9.99 each.


Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend [New Edition]

Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend [New Edition]

Alistair Thomson
The updated edition of this pioneering contribution to the study of war memory and mythology in Australia.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Ebooks promotion – May 2020 

Self-isolating and looking for a next great read? Look no further! 
For the month of May only, a curated selection of some our finest ebooks is available for just $9.99 each.

Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend [New Edition]

Alistair Thomson
The updated edition of this pioneering contribution to the study of war memory and mythology in Australia.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Attending to the National Soul: Evangelical Christians in Australian History, 1914-2014

Stuart Piggin & Robert D Linder
Following on from The Fountain of Public Prosperty, this volume charts how Australian evangelical Christians responded to the decline of the British empire and to the expanding international reach of their religious mission and beliefs, of how these Christians reacted to the challenges of secularism, and of how they have sought to ‘attend to the national soul’: sensitising the national conscience and helping to shape the national consciousness.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Australian Lives: An Intimate History

Anisa Puri & Alistair Thomson 
This collection of oral history interviews illuminates Australian life across the 20th and into the 21st century: how Australian people have been shaped by the forces and expectations of contemporary history and how, in turn, they have made their lives and created Australian society.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Australian Religious Thought

Wayne Hudson 
The first major study of Australian religious thought, this book argues that religious thought can be found in many intellectuals in Australia, both in the religiously inclined and in those who were not conventionally religious.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Beyond Gallipoli: New Perspectives on Anzac

Raelene Francis & Bruce Scates (eds)
This collection of essays offers fresh perspectives from countries on both sides of the trenches of Gallipoli.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 




Buru Island: A Prison Memoir

Hersri Setiawan, translated by Jennifer Lindsay
This book is an edited translation of the Indonesian language memoir by the writer Hersri Setiawan, who was detained for nine years, including seven on Buru Island.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

The Conscription Conflict and the Great War

Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot & Sean Scalmer (eds)
Distinguished scholars consider the origins, unfolding, and consequences of the conscription campaigns, comparing local events with experiences in Britain, the United States, and other countries.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

Benjamin T. Jones, Frank Bongiorno & John Uhr (eds)
Taking ten examples, this book argues that elections do matter (even when it seems they don’t).
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

The Fountain of Public Prosperity: Evangelical Christians in Australian History 1740–1914

Stuart Piggin & Robert D Linder
The official religion brought to Australia with the First Fleet was Evangelical Christianity, the ‘vital religion’ then shaping public policy through William Wilberforce and his fellow evangelicals. That it has shaped Australian history ever since, making a substantial contribution to the public prosperity of the nation, is an untold story.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Geoffrey Blainey: Writer, Historian, Controversialist

Richard Allsop
This book challenges simplistic descriptions of Geoffrey Blainey’s work. It sheds an important light not just on Blainey’s career, but also on the past and present practice of history in Australia.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, the Settlers and the Protectors

Bain Attwood
This book is a superbly researched, finely grained local history of the Djadja Wurrung people of Central Victoria. The story is a shocking one, of destruction, decimation and dispossession, but, equally powerfully, it is not one of unceasing conflict.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-off

Charlie Ward
This book tells the story behind the Gurindji people’s famous Wave Hill Walk-off in 1966 and questions the meanings commonly attributed to the return of their land by Gough Whitlam in 1975.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia 

How to Vote Progressive: Labor or Green?

Dennis Altman & Sean Scalmer (eds)
Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, the Greens appeal. What are the key differences between the parties? Is greater collaboration desirable? Is it likely?
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Island off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of Statecraft in Australian Foreign Policy

Clinton Fernandes 
This book is an unprecedented 230-year Australian study that reveals the central role of economic actors in defining and pursuing the ‘national interest’.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Making Modern Australia: The Whitlam Government’s 21st Century Agenda

Jenny Hocking (ed) 
The Whitlam government propelled Australia out of the presumptions and certainties of twenty-three years of conservative government and changed it irrevocably. This book brings to light aspects of Whitlam’s ambitious reform agenda that have been neglected for too long.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

‘Me Write Myself’: The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47

Leonie Stevens
The First Nations men, women and children exiled to Flinders Island in the 1830s and 40s have often been written about, but never allowed to speak for themselves. This book changes that.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Northern Lights: The Positive Policy Example of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway

Andrew Scott
This book, written from an Australian perspective, explores previous outside policy interest in the Nordic nations and outlines some lessons which the English-speaking world, in particular, can learn now from the achievements of the four main Nordic European nations.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

David Hastings
The story of what happened to George McQuay, of what he suffered and how he survived, speaks of the sorrowful effects of war with unique power.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Andreas Harsono
This book reveals the particular cultural identities and localised political dynamics of Indonesia, an internally complex and riven nation.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

Rebecca Jones
Drought is a catastrophe, played out slowly. But this sensitive account of families living on the Australian land reveals that the story of drought in this driest continent is as much about resilience, adaptation, strength of community, ingenious planning for, and creative responses to, persistent absences of rainfall.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Tell Me I’m Okay: A Doctor’s Story

David Bradford
David Bradford is a humane, wise, thoughtful voice, always conscious of the wonderful, the absurd, and the fragile nature of life. His story tells us much about who we are, how we’ve changed, and where some at least of our scars have come from.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Unrequited Love: Diary of an Accidental Activist

Dennis Altman 
Dennis Altman’s memoir is as wide-ranging and remarkable as his career. Written through the lens of recent activism and the global rise of authoritarianism, this is a story of a half century of activism, intellectualism, conflict and friendship.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

What Matters?: Talking Value in Australian Culture

Julian Meyrick, Robert Phiddian & Tully Barnett 
This book argues that our concept of value has been distorted and dismembered by political forces and methodological confusions, and this has a dire effect on the way we assess culture. It explores the major tensions in contemporary evaluation strategies, and puts forward practical solutions to the current metric madness.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Where is Dr Leichhardt?: The Greatest Mystery in Australian History

Darrell Lewis
The vast deserts of Outback Australia hold many secrets, but there’s one great mystery which stands out among all others – the mystery of the lost Leichhardt expedition.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia. 

Winning for Women: A Personal Story

Iola Mathews 
In this honest and revealing memoir, Iola Mathews, one of the founders of the Women’s Electoral Lobby, takes us inside the day-to-day groundwork required to bring about reforms in areas like affirmative action, equal pay, superannuation, child care, parental leave and work–family issues.
Find it on Apple and .

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Attending to the National Soul: Evangelical Christians in Australian History, 1914-2014

Attending to the National Soul: Evangelical Christians in Australian History, 1914-2014

Stuart Piggin & Robert D Linder
Following on from The Fountain of Public Prosperty, this volume charts how Australian evangelical Christians responded to the decline of the British empire and to the expanding international reach of their religious mission and beliefs, of how these Christians reacted to the challenges of secularism, and of how they have sought to ‘attend to the national soul’: sensitising the national conscience and helping to shape the national consciousness.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Australian Lives

Australian Lives: An Intimate History

Anisa Puri & Alistair Thomson
This collection of oral history interviews illuminates Australian life across the 20th and into the 21st century: how Australian people have been shaped by the forces and expectations of contemporary history and how, in turn, they have made their lives and created Australian society.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Australian Religious Thought

Australian Religious Thought

Wayne Hudson
The first major study of Australian religious thought, this book argues that religious thought can be found in many intellectuals in Australia, both in the religiously inclined and in those who were not conventionally religious.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Beyond Gallipoli

Beyond Gallipoli: New Perspectives on Anzac

Raelene Francis & Bruce Scates (eds)
This collection of essays offers fresh perspectives from countries on both sides of the trenches of Gallipoli.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.



Buru Island

Buru Island: A Prison Memoir

Hersri Setiawan, translated by Jennifer Lindsay
This book is an edited translation of the Indonesian language memoir by the writer Hersri Setiawan, who was detained for nine years, including seven on Buru Island.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


The Conscription Conflict and the Great War

The Conscription Conflict and the Great War

Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot & Sean Scalmer (eds)
Distinguished scholars consider the origins, unfolding, and consequences of the conscription campaigns, comparing local events with experiences in Britain, the United States, and other countries.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Elections Matter

Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia

Benjamin T. Jones, Frank Bongiorno & John Uhr (eds)
Taking ten examples, this book argues that elections do matter (even when it seems they don’t).
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


The Fountain of Public Prosperity

The Fountain of Public Prosperity: Evangelical Christians in Australian History 1740–1914

Stuart Piggin & Robert D Linder
The official religion brought to Australia with the First Fleet was Evangelical Christianity, the ‘vital religion’ then shaping public policy through William Wilberforce and his fellow evangelicals. That it has shaped Australian history ever since, making a substantial contribution to the public prosperity of the nation, is an untold story.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Geoffrey Blainey

Geoffrey Blainey: Writer, Historian, Controversialist

Richard Allsop
This book challenges simplistic descriptions of Geoffrey Blainey’s work. It sheds an important light not just on Blainey’s career, but also on the past and present practice of history in Australia.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


The Good Country

The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, the Settlers and the Protectors

Bain Attwood
This book is a superbly researched, finely grained local history of the Djadja Wurrung people of Central Victoria. The story is a shocking one, of destruction, decimation and dispossession, but, equally powerfully, it is not one of unceasing conflict.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


A Handful of Sand

A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-off

Charlie Ward
This book tells the story behind the Gurindji people’s famous Wave Hill Walk-off in 1966 and questions the meanings commonly attributed to the return of their land by Gough Whitlam in 1975.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia


How to Vote Progressive

How to Vote Progressive: Labor or Green?

Dennis Altman & Sean Scalmer (eds)
Red or Green? Traditionally, Australian progressives have supported the Australian Labor Party; increasingly, the Greens appeal. What are the key differences between the parties? Is greater collaboration desirable? Is it likely?
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Island off the Coast of Asia

Island off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of Statecraft in Australian Foreign Policy

Clinton Fernandes
This book is an unprecedented 230-year Australian study that reveals the central role of economic actors in defining and pursuing the ‘national interest’.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Making Modern Australia

Making Modern Australia: The Whitlam Government’s 21st Century Agenda

Jenny Hocking (ed)
The Whitlam government propelled Australia out of the presumptions and certainties of twenty-three years of conservative government and changed it irrevocably. This book brings to light aspects of Whitlam’s ambitious reform agenda that have been neglected for too long.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Me Write Myself

‘Me Write Myself’: The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land at Wybalenna, 1832-47

Leonie Stevens
The First Nations men, women and children exiled to Flinders Island in the 1830s and 40s have often been written about, but never allowed to speak for themselves. This book changes that.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Northern Lights: The Positive Policy  Example of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway

Northern Lights: The Positive Policy Example of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway

Andrew Scott
This book, written from an Australian perspective, explores previous outside policy interest in the Nordic nations and outlines some lessons which the English-speaking world, in particular, can learn now from the achievements of the four main Nordic European nations.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

David Hastings
The story of what happened to George McQuay, of what he suffered and how he survived, speaks of the sorrowful effects of war with unique power.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Race, Islam and Power

Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Andreas Harsono
This book reveals the particular cultural identities and localised political dynamics of Indonesia, an internally complex and riven nation.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Slow Catastrophes

Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

Rebecca Jones
Drought is a catastrophe, played out slowly. But this sensitive account of families living on the Australian land reveals that the story of drought in this driest continent is as much about resilience, adaptation, strength of community, ingenious planning for, and creative responses to, persistent absences of rainfall.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Tell Me I'm Okay

Tell Me I’m Okay: A Doctor’s Story

David Bradford
David Bradford is a humane, wise, thoughtful voice, always conscious of the wonderful, the absurd, and the fragile nature of life. His story tells us much about who we are, how we’ve changed, and where some at least of our scars have come from.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Unrequited Love

Unrequited Love: Diary of an Accidental Activist

Dennis Altman
Dennis Altman’s memoir is as wide-ranging and remarkable as his career. Written through the lens of recent activism and the global rise of authoritarianism, this is a story of a half century of activism, intellectualism, conflict and friendship.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


What Matters?

What Matters?: Talking Value in Australian Culture

Julian Meyrick, Robert Phiddian & Tully Barnett
This book argues that our concept of value has been distorted and dismembered by political forces and methodological confusions, and this has a dire effect on the way we assess culture. It explores the major tensions in contemporary evaluation strategies, and puts forward practical solutions to the current metric madness.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Where is Dr Leichhardt?

Where is Dr Leichhardt?: The Greatest Mystery in Australian History

Darrell Lewis
The vast deserts of Outback Australia hold many secrets, but there’s one great mystery which stands out among all others – the mystery of the lost Leichhardt expedition.
Find it on Apple and Booktopia.


Winning for Women

Winning for Women: A Personal Story

Iola Mathews
In this honest and revealing memoir, Iola Mathews, one of the founders of the Women’s Electoral Lobby, takes us inside the day-to-day groundwork required to bring about reforms in areas like affirmative action, equal pay, superannuation, child care, parental leave and work–family issues.
Find it on Apple and .


Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact our Marketing Coordinator, Sarah Cannon.

 


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