Vandemonians: The repressed history of colonial Victoria by Janet McCalman
People of the River: Lost worlds of early Australia by Grace Karskens
Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World by Peter Moore
The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony, 1788–1817 by Stephen Gapps
To complement our coverage of new books on the subject, we invited a number of writers, scholars, and environmentalists to nominate the books that have had the greatest effect on them from an environmental point of view.... (read more)
All authors are perhaps oversensitive to reviews of their books, but I have never been tempted to quarrel with a reviewer until now. Alan Atkinson’s review of Scurvy: The disease of discovery (April 2017) contains a ...