‘Memorandoms by James Martin’

Congratulations to AHA member Tim Causer, who has edited and introduced a new scholarly edition of the earliest Australian convict narrative, Memorandoms by James Martin, the only extant first-hand account of the escape from Australia by transported convicts James Martin, William and Mary Bryant and their two infant children, and six other male convicts on the night Read more …

New on the Honest History website

Barry Jones on conscription 1916–17; new edition of Honest History’s Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial (first edition downloaded more than 2000 times); the Commonwealth’s secret war on Laos in the 1960s; teaching Indigenous archaelogy; reviews of Griffith Review 56 Millennials Strike Back, Sue Rosen’s Scorched Earth, Bruce Munday’s Those Wild Rabbits; Centenary Watch, including opaque remarks in Senate Read more …