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The Art of Time Travel by Tom Griffiths

The Art of Time Travel by Tom Griffiths

We depend on historians to ensure our true history is recorded accurately. They have the responsibility of showing us what happened to previous generations and why. If we know what happened and why, we may be able to find solutions for our future to ensure we don’t make the same mistakes again. Much of our knowledge is built on the mistakes of the past, and on solutions that worked and those that did not.…

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Phillip Parker King 1791-1856A Most Admirable Australianby Brian Douglas Abbott

Phillip Parker King 1791-1856
A Most Admirable Australian
by Brian Douglas Abbott

About the book: The book tells the story of the life of Phillip Parker King who was inextricably linked with the establishment of the colony of New South Wales. His father, Philip Gidley King, sailed to Botany Bay on HMS Sirius as Governor Phillip’s second in command in 1787, and Lt. PG King was given the responsibility of establishing the penal settlement on Norfolk Island.…

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The Allan Cunningham Projecta focus on Australian colonial history

The Allan Cunningham Project
a focus on Australian colonial history

Artuccino is proud to host The Allan Cunningham Project: The Allan Cunningham Project is made up of several parts, all with the same aim, which is to document accurate information related to Allan Cunningham (botanist and explorer 1791 – 1839) and make it accessible via the internet. Keeping a record of what he witnessed, discovered and documented will ensure that our generation and future generations will have access to historical information related to the Australian landscape and its flora between 1816, when he first arrived in Port Jackson and 1839 when he closed his eyes for the last time.…

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Australian Classics by Jane Gleeson-White

Australian Classics by Jane Gleeson-White

A bookish observation: There’s always a sense of warmth when reflecting on a book just read and enjoyed. That’s how I feel today about Jane Gleeson-White’s well written book “Australian Classics”. I found the book a pleasure to read. Each chapter was dedicated to a particular book and was a comfortable length explaining the what, how and why, of the chosen “Australian Classic” followed by the author’s story, some dazzling, others sad.…

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