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Euzebiusz Jamrozik reviews Defeating the Ministers of Death: The compelling history of vaccination by David Isaacs

Euzebiusz Jamrozik
23 July 2019

In the early eighteenth century, smallpox inoculations were introduced to England and promoted by the charismatic Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, one of the many scintillating characters in Dav More

Bruce Pascoe reviews On Identity and Australia Day by Stan Grant

Bruce Pascoe
22 July 2019

It was a great moment in Australian history when William Cooper walked to the Australian parliament to object to the treatment of Jews in Germany during World War II. At the time, the Brit More

Ceridwen Spark reviews Sea People: The puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson

Ceridwen Spark
23 May 2019

When asked to review Sea People: The puzzle of Polynesia, I thought it might be hard work – improving, but not necessarily fun. I could not have been more wrong. The book is a t More

Ceridwen Spark reviews 'Sea People: The puzzle of Polynesia' by Christina Thompson

Ceridwen Spark
01 July 2009

When asked to review Sea People: The puzzle of Polynesia, I thought it might be hard work – improving, but not necessarily fun. I could not have been more wrong. The book is a t More

Dean Biron reviews The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

Dean Biron
23 May 2019

From the ill-fated explorations of Leichhardt and Burke and Wills through to the Beaumont children, Azaria Chamberlain, and the backpacker murders in New South Wales, the history of Austra More

Dean Biron reviews 'The Van Apfel Girls are Gone' by Felicity McLean

Dean Biron
01 July 2009

From the ill-fated explorations of Leichhardt and Burke and Wills through to the Beaumont children, Azaria Chamberlain, and the backpacker murders in New South Wales, the history of Austra More

Gillian Terzis on 'Clive: The story of Clive Palmer' by Sean Parnell

Gillian Terzis
30 October 2013

Even the most seasoned political observers would have been surprised at the Palmer United Party’s triumph at the federal election, which saw it claim three seats in the Senate. Was More

Jan McGuinness reviews 'Killing Fairfax' by Pamela Williams and 'Rupert Murdoch' by David McKnight

Jan McGuinness
30 October 2013

With James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch grinning smugly on its cover, Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge projects a strong message that they are indeed th More

Gillian Terzis reviews 'Clive: Who is the real Clive Palmer?' by Sean Parnell

Gillian Terzis
17 October 2013

Even the most seasoned political observers would have been surprised at the Palmer United Party’s triumph at the federal election, which saw it claim three seats in the Senate. Was More

Robin Prior reviews 'All Hell Let Loose' by Max Hastings

Robin Prior
23 January 2012

It is a brave undertaking to write a single-volume history of World War II. As Max Hastings notes, we already have many good books in this category: Weinberg, A World At Arms: A Global History of World War II (1994); Calvocoressi, Wint, and Pritchard, Total War: The Causes and Courses of the Second World War (1989); Millett and Murray, A War To ... More

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