Congratulations to Robert Hadler for the publication of ‘Mutineers: A True Story of Heroes and Villains’

Congratulations to Robert Hadler for the publication of Mutineers: A True Story of Heroes and Villains (Wilkinson Publishing, 2021). The book ‘explores the use and abuse of power by our military and political leaders at a critical time in our nation’s history and reveals how leaders missed an opportunity to take control of our national Read more …

Congratulations to Christina Twomey and co-editor for the publication of ‘Gender and Trauma since 1900’

Congratulations to Paula Michaels and Christina Twomey for the publication of their edited work Gender and Trauma since 1900 (Bloomsbury, 2021). Contributors include Joy Damousi, Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen and Katie Holmes. Encompassing histories from Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Italy, the Soviet Union, Timor Leste, the United States and Vietnam, the book demonstrate how gender and trauma are Read more …

Congratulations to Victoria Haskins, Claire Lowrie and Swapna Banerjee for the launch of ‘Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain’

Congratulations to Victoria Haskins, Claire Lowrie and Swapna Banerjee for the launch of their website on Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain. As well as a regular blog, the website for this ARC Discovery Project includes historical sources that illuminate the lives of Chinese and Indian women who travelled as nursemaids with Read more …

Congratulations to Jane Lydon for the publication of ‘Anti-Slavery and Australia: No Slavery in a Free Land?’

Congratulations to Jane Lydon for the publication of Anti-Slavery and Australia: No Slavery in a Free Land? (Routledge, 2021). This book explores the anti-slavery movement in imperial scope, arguing that colonization in Australasia facilitated emancipation in the Caribbean, even as abolition powerfully shaped the Settler Revolution. A 20% hardback discount currently applies.  Further information 

Congratulations on the publication of ‘Agora’ by the HTAV

Congratulations to the authors, including AHA members Kate Laing, Lucy Davies, Peter McPhee, Ruth Ford, Mary Tomsic and Bronwyn Beech Jones, for the publication of the latest issue of Agora, by the History Teachers’ Association of Victoria. It explores the theme ‘Women in History’, with profiles on the ju-jitsu suffragettes, the working women of WWII, Read more …

Congratulations to Matthew Haultain-Gall for the publication of ‘The Battlefield of Imperishable Memory: Passchendaele and the Anzac Legend’

Congratulations to Matthew Haultain-Gall for the publication of The Battlefield of Imperishable Memory: Passchendaele and the Anzac Legend (Monash University Publishing, 2021). ‘Tracing the commemorative work of official and non-official agents … The Battlefield of Imperishable Memory explores why these battles became, and still remain, peripheral to the dominant First World War narrative in Australia: Read more …

Congratulations to Nicole Chalmer for the publication of ‘Ecoagriculture for a Sustainable Food Future’

Congratulations to Nicole Chalmer for the publication of Ecoagriculture for a Sustainable Food Future (CSIRO Publishing, 2021). The book describes the ecological history of food production systems in Australia, showing how Aboriginal food systems collapsed when European farming methods were imposed on bushlands. Chalmer explores the damage that has arisen from farming systems unsuited to Read more …