Tim Rowse

Tim Rowse reviews Upheaval: How nations cope with crisis and change by Jared Diamond

Tim Rowse
26 July 2019

Individuals have crises; dealing with them sometimes makes a person stronger. Perhaps nation-states are similar: crises make them stronger and better. But is humanity as a whole like this? More

Tim Rowse reviews 'The Fabrication of Aboriginal History: Volume one, Van Diemen’s Land 1803–1847' by Keith Windschuttle

Tim Rowse
07 June 2019

Keith Windschuttle seeks to undermine a ‘mindset’ among historians of Tasmania that started in Henry Melville’s History of Van Diemen’s Land (1835) and continues in Henry More

Letters to the Editor - April 2018

Australian Book Review
23 March 2018

Comments from John Miller, Barry Oakley, Davd Fitzpatrick, Claire Rhoden, and Robert Wills.


Philip Jones reviews 'Indigenous and Other Australians since 1901' by Tim Rowse

Philip Jones
21 February 2018

To the layperson, the shifts and variations in government policy and its effects on Aboriginal lives can be bewildering, even during the past decade. Tim Rowse has done a great service by More

More than History's Victims

Tim Rowse
25 June 2013
Tim Rowse reviews the book of Marcia Langton’s 2013 Boyer Lectures on Aborigines and the resources boom.