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This is a bibliography of selected publications on the history of Australia.


Reference books

* Barker, Anthony. ''What Happened When: A Chronology of Australia from 1788.'' Allen & Unwin. 2000
online edition
* Bambrick, Susan ed. ''The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Australia'' (1994) * Barker, Anthony. ''What Happened When: A Chronology of Australia from 1788.'' Allen & Unwin. 2000
online edition
* Basset, Jan. ''The Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History'' (1998) * online at OUP als
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* Day, Alan. ''Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia.'' Scarecrow, 2003. 321 pp. * Docherty, J. C. ''Historical Dictionary of Australia'' (2007) (2001); * Galligan, Brian, and Winsome Roberts, eds. ''Oxford Companion to Australian Politics'' (2007); online at many academic libraries * * O'Shane, Pat et al. ''Australia: The Complete Encyclopedia'' (2001) * Serle. Percival, ed. ''Dictionary of Australian Biography'' (1949

* Shaw, John, ed. ''Collins Australian Encyclopedia'' (1984) * Taylor, Peter. ''The Atlas of Australian History'' (1991) * ''The Year-book of the Imperial Institute of the United Kingdom, the colonies and India: a statistical record of the resources and trade of the colonial and Indian possessions of the British Empire'' (2nd. ed. 1893) 880pp; Australia = pp 521–71
online edition


Surveys

* Atkinson, Alan. ''The Europeans in Australia: A History. Vol. 2: Democracy.'' (2005). 440 pp. * Basset, Jan. ''The Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History'' (1998) * Bolton, Geoffrey. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 5: 1942–1995. The Middle Way'' (2005) * Clark, Manning. ''A History of Australia'' 6 vol (Melbourne University Press, 1962, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1981, and 1987) * Clarke, Frank G. ''The History of Australia'' (2002)
online edition
* Day, David. ''Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia'' (2001); * Hughes, Robert. '' The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia’s Founding'' (1988)
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* Kingston, Beverley. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 3: 1860–1900 Glad, Confident Morning'' (1993) * Kociumbas, Jan. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 2: 1770–1860 Possessions'' (1995) * Macintyre, Stuart. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 4: 1901–42, the Succeeding Age'' (1993) * Macintyre, Stuart. ''A Concise History of Australia'' (2nd. ed. 2009
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* Schreuder, Deryck, and Stuart Ward, eds. ''Australia's Empire'' (Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series) (2008
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* Welsh, Frank. ''Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land'' (2008)


Journals

* ''Australian Cultural History'' (last issue volume 28, 2–3, 2010) *''Australian Economic History Review'' * ''Australian Historical Studies'' * ''Australian Journal of Politics and History'' * ''History Australia'' * ''Journal of Australian Colonial History'' * ''Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society''


Specialty studies

* Alomes, Stephen. ''A Nation at Last? The Changing Character of Australian nationalism, Australian Nationalism'' (1988) * Atkinson, Alan. ''The Europeans in Australia: A History. Vol. 2: Democracy.'' Oxford U. Pr., 2005. 440 pp. * Crowley; F. K. ''Australia's Western Third: A History of Western Australia from the First Settlements to Modern Times'' 196
online edition
* online at OUP als
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* Day, David. ''Reluctant Nation: Australia and the Allied Defeat of Japan 1942–45'' (1992), * Heather Goodall, Goodall, Heather. ''Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal Politics in New South Wales, 1770–1972'' (Allen&Unwin, 1996) * Edwards, John. ''Curtin's Gift: Reinterpreting Australia's Greatest Prime Minister,'' (2005
online edition
* Hughes, Robert. ''The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia’s Founding'' (1988)
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*, First World War * Kingston, Beverley. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 3: 1860–1900 Glad, Confident Morning'' (1993) * Kociumbas, Jan. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 2: 1770–1860 Possessions'' (1995) * Lowe, David. ''Menzies and the 'Great World Struggle': Australia's Cold War 1948–54'' (1999
online edition
* Macintyre, Stuart. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 4: 1901–42, the Succeeding Age'' (1993) * Macintyre, Stuart. ''A Concise History of Australia'' (2004
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* McLachlan, Noel. ''Waiting for the Revolution: A History of Australian Nationalism'' (1989) * Martin, A. W. ''Robert Menzies: A Life'' (2 vol 1993–99), online at ACLS e-books * Reynolds, Henry. ''The Other Side of the Frontier: Aboriginal Resistance to the European Invasion of Australia'' (1990). * Ward, Smart. ''Australia and the British Embrace: The Demise of the Imperial Ideal'' (2001)


Recent political history (since 1939)

* Bolton, Geoffrey. ''The Oxford History of Australia: Volume 5: 1942–1995. The Middle Way'' (2005) * Edwards, John. ''Curtin's Gift: Reinterpreting Australia's Greatest Prime Minister,'' (2005
online edition
* Kelly, Paul. ''The End of Certainty: Power, Politics & Business in Australia'' (2008); originally published as ''The End of Certainty: The Story of the 1980s'' (1994) * Martin, A. W. ''Robert Menzies: A Life'' (2 vol 1993–99), online at ACLS e-books * Megalogenis, George. ''The Longest Decade'' (2nd ed. 2009), politics 1990–2008 * Moran, Anthony. ''Australia: Nation, Belonging, and Globalization'' Routledge, 200
online edition


Diplomacy and military

* Australian War Memorial
''Encyclopedia'' online
with scores of topics * Bou, Jean. ''Light Horse: A History of Australia's Mounted Arm'' (Australian Army History Series) (2009) * Bridge, Carl ed., ''Munich to Vietnam: Australia's Relations with Britain and the United States since the 1930s,'' Melbourne University Press 1991 * Dennis, Peter, Jeffrey Grey, Ewan Morris, and Robin Prior. ''The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History.'' 1996) * Firth, Stewart. ''Australia in International Politics: An Introduction to Australian Foreign Policy'' (2005
online edition
* Grant, Ian. ''A Dictionary of Australian Military History – from Colonial Times to the Gulf War'' (1992) * Gyngell; Allan, and Michael Wesley. '' Making Australian Foreign Policy'' (Cambridge University Press, 2003
online
* Lee, David. ''Search for Security: The Political Economy of Australia's Postwar Foreign and Defence Policy'' (1995) * Lowe, David. ''Menzies and the 'Great World Struggle': Australia's Cold War 1948–54'' (1999
online edition
* McLean, David. "From British Colony to American Satellite? Australia and the USA during the Cold War," ''Australian Journal of Politics & History'' (2006) 52 (1), 64–79. Rejects satellite model
online at Blackwell-Synergy
* McLean, David. "Australia in the Cold War: a Historiographical Review." ''International History Review'' (2001) 23(2): 299–321. * Murphy, John. ''Harvest of Fear: A History of Australia's Vietnam War'' (1993) * Watt, Alan. ''The Evolution of Australian Foreign Policy 1938–1965,'' Cambridge University Press, 1967


Second World War


"Second World War Official Histories" 22 vol 1952–77; online


Homefront

* Hasluck, Paul ''The Government and the People, 1939–41'' (1965
online vol 1
''The Government and the People, 1942–45 (1970)'
online vol 2
* Blum, Timothy. "Profits Over Patriotism: Black Market Crime in World War II Sydney." (2011)
online
* Butlin, S.J. ''War Economy, 1939–42'' (1955
online
* Butlin, S.J. and C.B. Schedvin, ''War Economy 1942–1945,'' (1977
online
* Darian-Smith, Kate. ''On the Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime, 1939–1945''. Australia: Oxford UP, 1990. * Fort, Carol. "Regulating the labour market in Australia's wartime democracy." ''Australian Historical Studies'' 34.122 (2003): 213–230. * Goot, Murray. "Labor's 1943 landslide: Political market research, Evatt, and the public opinion polls." ''Labour History: A Journal of Labour and Social History'' 107 (2014): 149–166
in JSTOR
* McKernan, Michael. ''Australia During the Second World War: All In!'' (Nelson, 1983). * Mellor, D.P. ''The Role of Science and Industry'' (1958
online
* Kay Saunders, Saunders, Kay. ''War on the Homefront: State Intervention in Queensland, 1938–1948'' (1993) * Saunders, Kay. "The dark shadow of white Australia: racial anxieties in Australia in World War II." ''Ethnic and Racial Studies'' 17#2 (1994): 325–341. * Saunders, Kay. "‘The stranger in our gates’: Internment policies in the United Kingdom and Australia during the two world wars, 1914–39." ''Immigrants & Minorities'' 22#1 (2003): 22–43. * Spear, Jonathan A. "Embedded: the Australian Red Cross in the Second World War." (2007)
online
* Willis, Ian C. "The women's voluntary services, a study of war and volunteering in Camden, 1939–1945." (2004)
online


Economics, business and labour

* Bramble, Tom. ''Trade Unionism in Australia: A History from Flood to Ebb Tide'' (2008
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* Clark, Victor S. "Australian Economic Problems. I. The Railways," ''Quarterly Journal of Economics'', Vol. 22, No. 3 (May, 1908), pp. 399–45
in JSTOR
history to 1907 * Hearn, Mark, Harry Knowles, and Ian Cambridge. ''One Big Union: A History of the Australian Workers Union 1886–1994'' (1998) * Kirk, Neville. ''Labour and the Politics of Empire: Britain and Australia, 1900 to the Present'' (Studies in Imperialism) (2011)


Culture

* Bennett, Bruce et al. ''The Oxford Literary History of Australia'' (1999) * Bennett, Tony, and David Carter. ''Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs'' (2001
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* Hilary Carey, Carey, Hilary. ''Believing in Australia: A Cultural History of Religions'' (1996) * Kleinert, Sylvia. and Margo Neale. ''The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture'' (2001) * Moran, Albert. ''Historical Dictionary of Australian Radio and Television'' (2007) * Webby, Elizabeth, ed. ''The Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature'' (2006)


Environment and geography

* Dunlap, Thomas R. ''Nature and the English Diaspora: Environment and History in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand'' (Studies in Environment and History) (1999) * Garden, Donald S., and Mark R. Stoll. ''Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific: An Environmental History'' (Nature and Human Societies) (2005) * Hutton, Drew, and Libby Connors. ''History of the Australian Environment Movement'' (1999
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* Lines, William J. ''Taming the Great South Land: A History of the Conquest of Nature in Australia'' (1999)


Historiography

* Attwood, Bain, and Fiona Magowan. ''Telling Stories: Indigenous History and Memory in Australia and New Zealand'' (2001
online edition
* Bongiorno, Frank. "'Real Solemn History' and Its Discontents: Australian Political History and the Challenge of Social History," ''Australian Journal of Politics and History'' (2010) 56#1 pp 6
online edition
* Bonnell, Andrew G. and Martin Crotty, "An Australian 'Historikerstreit'? Review Article," ''Australian Journal of Politics & History'' (2004) 50#3 pp 425–433 * Case, Jo. "Who Killed Australian History?" ''In History'' (6 March 2012
online
* Coombes, Annie E. ''Rethinking Settler Colonialism: History and Memory in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa'' (Studies in Imperialism) (2006) * Davison, Graeme. ''The Use and Abuse of Australian History'' (2000
online edition
* Gare, Deborah. "Britishness in recent Australian historiography." ''Historical Journal'' 43#4 (2000): 1145–1155. * Hirst, John, and Stuart Macintyre, eds, ''The Oxford Companion to Australian History'' (Melbourne, 1998); many articles have a historiographical component * McIntyre, Stuart. ''The History Wars'' (2nd ed. 2004) see History wars article * McIntyre, Stuart, and Julian Thomas, eds, ''The Discovery of Australian History 1890–1939'' (Carlton, Vic., 1995) * McLean, David. "Australia in the Cold War: A Historiographical Review", ''The International History Review,'' Vol. 23, 2 (June 2001) * McQueen, Humphrey. ''Gallipoli to Petrov: Arguing with Australian History'' (1984), * Meaney, Neville. "Britishness and Australian Identity: The Problem of Nationalism in Australian History and Historiography", ''Australian Historical Studies,'' Vol. 32, 116 (April 2001), * Nugent, Maria. ''Botany Bay: Where Histories Meet'' (2005
online edition
* Waterhouse, Richard. "Locating the New Social History: transnational historiography and Australian local history", ''Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society'' (2009) 95#1 pp. 1–17.


Primary sources

* Kemp, Rod, and Marion Stanton, eds. ''Speaking for Australia: Parliamentary Speeches That Shaped Our Nation'' Allen & Unwin, 200
online edition
* Crowley, Frank, ed. ''Modern Australia in documents, volume 1, 1901–1939'' (1973); ''Modern Australia in Documents, 1939–1970'' (1973) Wren Publishing, Melbourne.


References

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