By Alan Day
By Erik Olssen
By Linda Weiss,Elizabeth Thurbon,John Mathews,John Matthews
Seeking to tie its personal political fortunes to its nice and strong buddy, the Howard govt has shrunk to move the farm, and masses, even more to the United States Inc. Pursued with nerve-racking enthusiasm, the government's devious judgements have successfully undercut Australia's defense, destiny prosperity, and cultural values.
National Insecurity probes the extreme info of ways Australia's nationwide pursuits were systematically undermined by means of its personal leading Minister, and gives a compelling cause of this development of betrayal.
'A beautiful publicity of ways the Howard govt is promoting out Australia to the USA and why it truly is doing it. this can be a needs to learn for each genuine Australian.'
-Phillip Knightley, writer of Australia: A Biography of a Nation
'Much of this publication is going past my services yet there's a subject matter and the chapters go away an important query for all Australians. What does it suggest to be Australian? i don't think for one minute that the govt. knows or understands what many Australians believe of their minds and hearts approximately this nation. we're too on the subject of the U.S.. we don't have to be that as regards to continue the alliance and to be an exceptional good friend. we don't desire to be submerged by means of an all-pervasive, omnipotent usa or by means of worldwide forces from open air the realm. there's a feel of independence, of delight in Australia, shared, i think, by way of humans from each assorted historical past. This e-book seeks to show what the authors think is the undermining of that Australia, the erosion of self, the erosion of independence and of vainness. various elements of the e-book will impression in a different way on diverse humans however the questions and matters uncovered within the publication may be studied carefully.'
-Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser
By David Morgan
- Provides an outline of the govt, faith, and politics of the Mongolian Empire
- Considers the results of Mongol army campaigns on different nations and peoples in China, Russia, Persia and Europe
- Assesses the extraordinary army occupation of Chingiz (Genghis) Khan
- Now contains a new epilogue assessing the contribution of modern scholarship to our realizing of the Mongols’ history
- Well-illustrated via maps and images throughout
By Darrell Lewis
By Jared Mackley-Crump
Taking the post–World battle II migrations of Pacific peoples to New Zealand as its start line, the tale starts off in 1972 with the inaugural Polynesian pageant, an occasion that used to be essentially designed as a Māori pageant, referred to now as Te Matatini, the biggest Māori acting arts occasion on this planet. significant moments of festivalization are thought of: the beginning of Polyfest in 1976 and the inaugural Pasifika competition of 1993. either started in Auckland, the house of the biggest Pacific groups in New Zealand, and either have spawned a sequence of occasions that stick to the types they effectively tested. whereas Polyfests concentration totally on the transmission of functionality traditions from tradition bearers to the younger, mostly New Zealand–born generations, Pasifika gala's are hugely public neighborhood occasions, within which different screens of fabric tradition are provided up for intake through either cultural travelers and Pacific groups alike. either types have skilled an important interval of development considering the fact that 1993, and the following, the writer offers a thought-provoking and wide-ranging research to give an explanation for the phenomenon that has been referred to as a “Pacific renaissance.”
Written from an ethnomusicological point of view, The Pacific gala's of Aotearoa New Zealand comprises vigorous first-person observations in addition to interviews with competition organizers, performers, and different vital old figures. the second one half the booklet delves into the competition house, uncovering new meanings concerning the functionality and position of song functionality and public joyful celebration. the writer skillfully demanding situations money owed that label fairs as inauthentic recreations of tradition for vacationer audiences and provides either observers and individuals an uplifting new method of comprehend those occasions as significant and symbolic extensions of the methods diasporic Pacific groups function in New Zealand.
By Phillip Bradley
Hell's Battlefield is the 1st publication that tells the full tale of the Australians opposed to the japanese in New Guinea in the course of international warfare II, from invasion in 1942 to the brutal finish video game in 1945. in addition to giving new views at the Kokoda crusade, the ebook covers the battles that preceded and people who undefined, such a lot of that have formerly bought scant attention.
Phillip Bradley has performed huge learn at the legit and personal documents from Australia, the USA and Japan, and in addition to those views, indicates these of the Papua New Guineans. He has additionally performed wide-ranging interviews with veterans, and made vast use of eastern prisoner interrogation records.
The textual content is extra illuminated by means of the author's deep familiarity with the recent Guinea battlefields, and is easily illustrated with images, many formerly unpublished, and maps.
Hundreds of hundreds of thousands of Australians, Phillip's father between them, fought in New Guinea. Many by no means lower back. Hell's Battlefield tells their tale, and people of the battles that raged on land, within the air and at sea.
By Marie Ruiz
By Kerry McCallum,Lisa Waller
By Russell McGregor