One of history’s greatest manuscripts will go on public exhibition for the first time in the southern hemisphere at the National Library of Australia in Canberra from 22 May 2015. Australian businessman Mr Kerry Stokes, AC has lent the Prayer Book to the National Library for exhibition for a limited time. Read more.
Leigh Boucher and Lynette Russell’s edited collection Settler Colonial Governance in Nineteenth-Century Victoria (ANU Press, 2015) is a serious re-examination of existing work on the Aboriginal history of nineteenth-century Victoria, deploying the insights of postcolonial thought to wrench open the inner workings of territorial expropriation and its historically tenacious variability.
Jennifer Lawless’ new book on the Gallipoli prisoners of war has just been published. Kismet: The Story of the Gallipoli POWs (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015) is the result of 10 years research including a trek of 8,000 kilometres across Turkey to locate the various sites.