Australia: Literature and History

<b>Australia: Literature and History</b><i>updated 1/29/2010</i>
Australia: Literature and Historyupdated 1/29/2010
Item# ISBN 0931968089

Product Description

Intended for use with Windows PCs and recent Macs (OS X), our Australian CD contains the full text of 169 books about Australia and/or by Australians. It also includes the 2009 CIA World Factbook (an enormous collection of interlinked html files).

Intended for use with PCs (Windows or Linux) and recent Macs (OS X), our books (except for the World Factbook) are in plain-text format, not audio or video. You read them on your computer screen.

You can see the complete table of contents below. Use the Find function on your browser (under Edit) to search for specific authors, topics, or books.

Table of Contents:

Context of the contemporary world

  • The 2009 CIA World Factbook.  With maps, flags, and up-to-date information on every country in the world  this is an interlinked set of hundreds of HTML documents. You should open it with your Web browser.
      • Country list
      • Other files

    Australian Literature

    An Anthology of Australian Verse Edited by Bertram Stevens

    Australian Writers by Desmond Byrne


    • Australia Revenged by "Boomerang"

    Gerald R. Baldwin

    • Grey Town: an Australian Storey, 1922

    Louis Becke

    • The Adventure of  Elizabeth Morey of New York
    • The Americans in the South Seas (story)
    • Amona, the Child and the Beast (story)
    • The Beginning of the Sea Story of Australia (story)
    • The Brothers-in-Law (story)
    • By Reef and Palm
    • By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore
    • The Call of the South
    • Chinkie's Flat and Other Stories
    • Concerning Bully Hayes
    • The Ebbing of the Tide
    • The Flemmings and Flash Harry of Savait (story)
    • Foster's Letter of Marque (story)
    • Gallant (story)
    • In the Far North (story)
    • John Frewen, South Sea Whaler
    • A Memory of the Southern Seas, 1904
    • Officer and Man (story)
    • Pakaia (story)
    • Pig-Headed Sailor Men
    • Ridan the Devil and Other Stories
    • Sarreo (story)
    • Suani (story)
    • The South Seaman
    • The Strange Adventure of James Shevinton
    • The Tapu of Banderah (story)
    • Tessa
    • The Trader's Wife

    Rolf Boldrewood

    • Shearing in the Riverina, New South Wales

    Guy Boothby

    • A Bid for Fortune

    Mary Grant Bruce

    • Back to Billabong
    • A Little Bush Maid

    Jim Bushman

    • In the Musgrave Ranges, 1922

    C.J. Dennis

    • The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

    Edward Dyson

    • The Missing Link

    E.L. Haverfield

    • Queensland Cousins

    G.A. Henty

    • A Final Reckoning: a Tale of Bush Life in Australia

    Edith Howes

    • Wonderwings and Other Fairy Stories

    John Conroy Hutcheson

    • The Wreck of the Nancy Bell

    Adam Lindsay Gordon poems, including:

    • Sea Spray and Smoke Drift
    • Bush Ballads & Galloping Rhymes
    • Miscellaneous Poems
    • Ashtaroth:  A Dramatic Lyric

    Henry Kendall

    • Poems

    Henry Kingsley

    • The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn

    W.H.G. Kingston

    • Adventures in Australia
    • The Gilpins

    Henry Lawson

    • Children of the Bush
    • In the Days When the World Was Wide (poems)
    • Joe Wilson and His Mates (poems)
    • On the Track (poems)
    • Over the Slip Rails, stories including:
      • The Shanty-Keeper's Wife
      • A Gentleman Sharper and Steelman Sharper
      • An Incident at Stiffner's
      • The Hero of Redclay
      • The Darling River
      • A Case for the Oracle
      • A Daughter of Maoriland
      • New Year's Night
      • Black Joe
      • They Wait on the Wharf in Black
      • Seeing the Last of You
      • Two Boys at Grinder Brothers'
      • The Selector's Daughter
      • Mitchell on the "Sex" and Other "Problems"
      • The Master's Mistake
      • The Story of the Oracle
    • The Rising of the Court
    • While the Billy Boils

    Katharine Mansfield

    • The Garden Party
    • In a German Pension: a Story of Early Days in Australia

    John Miller

    • The Workingman's Paradise

    Colin Munro

    • Fern Vale or the Queensland Squatter, volume 1 (of 3)

    Andrew Barton `Banjo' Paterson

    • The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses
    • Old Bush Songs edited by A.B. Paterson
    • An Outback Marriage
    • Rio Grande's Last Race and Other Verses
    • Saltbush Bill and Other Verses
    • Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

    Ethel C. Pedley

    • Dot and the Kangaroo

    Rosa Praed (1851-1935)

    • Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

    Henry Richardson

    • Australia Felix
    • The Getting of Wisdom
    • Maurice Guest

    Steel Rudd (pseudonum for Arthur Hoey Davis)

    • On Our Selection (story of Australian pioneers)

    G. Firth Scott

    • Colonial Born: a Tale of the Queensland Bush

    Catherine Helen Spence (1825-1910)

    • An Autobiography

    Louis Stone

    • Jonah

    Lilian Turner

    • An Australian Lassie

    J.M. Walsh

    • The Lost Valley

    Australian History

    • The 28th: a Recrod of War Service with the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-1919 by H.B. Collett, volume 1 -- Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island, Sinai Peninsula
    • An Address to the Inhabitants Of The Colonies, established in New South Wales And Norfolk Island in 1792 by Richard Johnson (short)
    • An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales by David Collins
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
    • The Art of Living in Australia by P.E. Muskett
    • Austral English: a Dictiopnary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages by Edward Morris
    • Australia: the Dairy Country, by Department of External Affairs, Melbourne
    • Australia: Its History and Present Conditon by W. Pridden, 1843
    • Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative Compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and Through Central South Australia and Western Australia from 1872 to 1876 by

    • Ernest Giles
    • An Australian in China by George Ernest Morrison
    • Australian Legendary Tales, Folk Lore of the Noongahburrahs as told to the Piccaninnies, collected by Mrs. K. Langloh Parker
    • Australian Search Party by Charles Henry Eden
    • The Book of the Bush by George Dunderdale
    • The Bushman: Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
    • Discoveries in Australia 1837-1843 [voyage of the Beagle, ship made famous by Darwin] by J. Jort Stokes
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
    • Early Australian Voyages by John Pinkerton
    • Equal Suffrage in Australia, 1904 (article)
    • The Euahlayi Tribe--A Study of Aboriginal Life in Australia by Mrs. K. Langloh Parker
    • The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench
    • Exploration in Australia by John Forrest, 1875
    • Exporations in Australia 1858-1862 by John McDouall Stuart
    • Explorers of Australia by Ernest Favenc, 1908
    • The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea by George Collingudge de Tourey
    • Fruits of Queensland by Albert H. Benson, 1914
    • A General History and Collection of Voyages, volume 15, by Robert Kerr
    • The Gundungurra Language by R.H. Mathews
    • Gurre Kamilaroi or Kamilaroi Sayings by William Ridley
    • An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jacson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter, 1793
    • The History of Australia and New Zealand from 1606 to 1890 by Alexander Sutherland and George Sutherland, 1894
    • History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888 by Ernest Favenac
    • The History of Tasmania by John West, 1852
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
    • Journal of Landsborough's Expedition
    • Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia 1848 by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell (1792-1855)
    • Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia 1844-1845 by Ludwig Leichhardt
    • Journals of Australian Exportaion by Augustus Charles Gregory
    • Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia 1840-41 by John Edward Eyre
    • Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales 1817-18
    • Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwest and Western Australia 1837, 1838, 1839 by George Grey
      • volume 1
      • volume 2
    • The Kangaroo Marines by R.w. Campbell, 1915
    • Kinship Organisation and Group Marriage in Australia by Northcote Thomas
    • A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53, by Mrs. Charles (Ellen) Clacy
    • The Land of the Kangaroo by Thomas Knox
    • Letters from France by E.W. Bean
    • McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia
    • Narrative of the Overland Expedition of the Messrs. Jardine by Frederick Byerley
    • Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical Coasts of Australia 1818-1822 by Captain Phillip King
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
    • Narrative of a Voyage to India, of a Shipwreck on Board the Lady Catlereagh, and a Description of New South Wales by W.B. Cramp, 1823
    • Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery, 1899
    • Over the Top with the Third Australian Division by G.P. Curtiss
    • Over There with the Australians by Captain R. Hugh Knyvett
    • The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765 by J.E. Heeres
    • Peeps at Many Lands: Australia by Frank Fox, 1911
    • Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria by William Westgarth
    • The Present Picture of New South Wales by D.D. Mann, 1811
    • Reminiscences of queensland 1862-1899 by W.H. Cornfield, 1921
    • The Romance of a Pro-Consul by James Milne
    • The Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
    • A Source Book of Austalian History, compiled by Gwendolen Swinburne, 1919
    • The Sequel: Waht the Great War Will Mean to Australia, being the narrative of Lieutenant Jefson, aviator by George Taylor, 1915
    • Successful Exploration Thropugh the Interior of Australia by Willliam John Wills
    • Tales About America and Australia by Peter Paley
    • Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia by Major T.L. Mitchell
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
    • Trade and Travel inthe Far East or Recollections of 21 Years Passed in Java, Singapore, Australia, and China by G.F. Davidson, 1846
    • Tropic Days (1918) by E.J. Banfield
    • Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia During the Years 1828-1831 by Charles Stuart
    • Volume 1
    • Volume 2
    • A Voyage to Terra Australis 1801-1803 by Matthew Flinders
      • Volume 1
      • Volume 2
    • A Voyage to New Holland in the Year 1699 by Captain William Dampier
    • A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland in the Year 1699
    • The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, 1789, by Captain Hunter et al.
    • Wheat Growing in Australia, 1915
    • The Wiradyuri and Other Languages of New South Wales by R.H. Mathews

    New Zealand

    • Five Years in New Zealand 1859-1864
    • Hinemoa (in Maori and English) by H. J. Fletcher
    • Judgments of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand on Proceedings to Review Aspects of the Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Mount Erebus Aircraft Disaster, 1981
    • John Rutherford: the White Chief, a story of adventure in New Zealand edited by James Drummond
    • Mental Defectives and Serial Offenders
    • A Narrative of Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827 [from the Beagle, ship made famous by Darwin] by Augustus Earle
    • Piccaninnies by Isabel Maud Peacocke
    • Report of the Chief Librarian, General Assembly Library, for the year ended 31 March 1958 (special centennial issues)
    • Station Life in New Zealand by Lady Banks
    • Venereal Diseases in New Zealand