Grey journeys through modern Islamic countries, and back to times when the differences between West and East were laid down. His mission is to combat cultural misunderstanding and seek alternatives to the materialism of our own society.
The final volume in Hugh Gilchrist's award-winning survey of all the connections between Greece and Australia. It covers the Greeks and Australians in World War II, and the post-War era of migration and diplomacy.
The final volume in Hugh Gilchrists award-winning survey of all the connections between Greece and Australia. It covers the Greeks and Australians in World War II, and the post-War era of migration and diplomacy.
Outing the Past looks at some of the ways in which contested or hidden histories come into public view. Drawing on topics from gay and lesbian history to the review of the Australian National Museum, it looks at the public reception of different pasts on display.
The major art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London marked one hundred years since the first full day of Britain's involvement in the First World War. Featuring forewords by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper and stunning photography of the installation, this is the only official publication to mark this landmark event.
Reports through articles, interviews and reviews from the front lines of the history wars that currently and controversially rage over selective ways of remembering our past. Graeme Davison examines the embattled position of the National Museum; Christine Olsen explains her account of the Stolen Generation; and more.
In this revealing look at the history of assassinations, Kenneth Baker examines over a hundred political and religious murders or attempted murders, ranging from Julius Caesar to President Kennedy to Osama bin Laden. Assassins hope to change the world, but rarely succeed: Baker concludes that the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in ......