Australia's History: Themes and Debates

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Martyn Lyons, Penny Russell
University of New South Wales Press, 2005 - History - 197 pages
Australia's History: Themes and Debates presents an up-to-date account of issues and debates in Australian history. Written for students and readers who may not be familiar with Australian history, this short volume offers an introduction to the current state of knowledge and issues of concern to Australian historians today.
A team of leading contributors tackle major themes related to Aboriginal history. They offer a synthesis of existing work and their own original research that challenges prevailing myths. The result is a succinct appraisal of the exciting and topical issues that inform Australian history-writing now.

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About the author (2005)

Martyn Lyons is Professor of History and European Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. His previous publications include A History of Reading and Writing in the Western World (2010) and Reading Culture and Writing Practices in Nineteenth-Century France (2008).

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