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Notes for reviewers

The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: Forgotten Narratives
Edited by Ian D. Clark and Fred Cahir

2016
CSIRO Publishing
Melbourne
Paperback, 336 pages
Illustrations, photographs
RRP $49.95

Reviewed by Rachel Towns
St John's Regional College, Dandenong


Historical Thinking for History Teachers: A New Approach to Engaging Students and Developing Historical Consciousness
Edited by Tim Allender, Anna Clark and Robert Parkes

2019
Allen & Unwin
Crows Nest, New South Wales
Paperback, 352 pages
RRP $59.99

Reviewed by Ashley Pratt
Melbourne Girls Grammar School, Melbourne

Respectable Radicals: A History of the National Council of Women of Australia 1896–2006
by Marian Quartly and Judith Smart

2015
Monash University Publishing
Clayton, VIC
Paperback, 497 pages
Illustrations, plates, portraits
RRP $39.95


Reviewed by Linda Wade
All Hallows' School, Brisbane

Book cover for Me Write Myself

‘Me Write Myself’: The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen’s Land at Wybalenna, 1832–47
by Leonie Stevens

2017
Monash University Publishing
Clayton, VIC
Paperback, 356 pages
Maps
RRP $29.95

Reviewed by Linda Wade
All Hallows’ School, Brisbane

The Debatable Land
by Graham Robb

2018
Picador
London
Hardback, 334 pages
Colour & BW illustrations, maps
RRP $36.99

Reviewed by Elizabeth Renton
Laverton P–12 College, Laverton

You'll Be Sorry: How World War II Changed Women's Lives
by Ann Howard

2016
Big Sky Publishing
Warriewood NSW
Paperback, 370 pages
B/W maps and images
RRP $29.99

Reviewed by Elizabeth Morgan
Girton Grammar School, Bendigo

The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors
by Bain Attwood

2017
Monash University Publishing
Clayton, VIC
Paperback, 272 pages
Illustrations, maps, portraits
RRP $29.95


Reviewed by Kara Taylor
Irymple Secondary College

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