Australian History

The title of this book might, to an innocent observer, suggest a triumphalist history, an impression that could be reinforced by the preface, which argues that the setting up of a squatters’ camp on the banks of the Yarra in 1835 ‘had a significance far beyond the baptism of a great city’, and concludes with the ...

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Jill Jolliffe: Finding Santana

Joan Grant
Wednesday, 04 May 2011

The quest for Santana

Joan Grant

 

Finding Santana
by Jill Jolliffe
Wakefield Press, $24.95 pb, 178 pp, 9781862549598

 

On YouTube, the guerrilla fighter Nino Konis Santana is presented Che Guevara style, in fatigues with beret and rifle, against the E ...

In 1970, at the age of twenty-seven, Alan Frost joined the English Department of La Trobe University. His first love had been the study of poetry, for which he earned an MA at the University of Queensland. That led to a PhD at the University of Rochester, where he wrote on ...

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