This page updated 24 May, 2023
Books on Australian History:
Alan Bond with Rob Mundie, Bond. 2003 at Dymocks.
Geoffrey Blainey, Black Kettle and Full Moon: Daily Life in a Vanished Australia, 2003 at Dymocks.
Books on Australian Biography:
biography, Australian, Mike Munro, A Pasty-Faced Nothing. 2003 at Dymocks, (Memoirs of a noted journalist.)
Edwin Wilson, Long-Distance Poet: A Portrait of the Poet as an Old Fart. Crows Nest, Sydney, Woodbine Press, 2019. Vol II in 2022.
Please note that all titles on Genealogy/Family History are gathered in the one file for GGG - Genealogy. Although some titles on genealogy may be refiled strictly alphabetically which is alphabetical by author surname- Ed
John Bach, A Maritime History of Australia. Melbourne, Nelson, 1976.
John Bach, (Ed.), An Historical Journal, 1787-1792, by John Hunter: An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Sydney, Angus and Robertson in Association with the Royal Australian Historical Society, 1968.
Michael Bachelard, Behind The Exclusive Brethren. Scribe, 2008, 314pp (The Australian situations).
Geoffrey Badger, The Explorers of the Pacific. Kenthurst, NSW, Kangaroo Press, 1988.
D. W. R. Bahlman, The Moral Revolution of 1688. London, 1957.*
Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, The Temple and Lodge. London, 1990. New York, Bantam Books, 1990.
Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln, The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail. London, Corgi, 1982-1983.
William Bailey (Ed.), ed. Liverpool Trade Directory: Liverpool, Printer for William Bailey. As cited in Hamilton, Absent Kings, 1787.
Bernard and Lotte Bailyn, Massachusetts Shipping, 1697-1714. Cambridge, Mass, 1959.*
Bernard Bailyn, Voyages to the West. New York, 1987.*
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Bernard Bailyn, The New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century. Cambridge, Mass, 1955.*
Bernard Bailyn, The Peopling of the British Peripheries in the Eighteenth Century, Esso Lecture, 1988. Canberra, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Occasional Paper No. 5, 1988.
Bernard Bailyn, The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1974.
Ruth Balint, Troubled Waters. Allen and Unwin, 2005, 200pp. (History of waters of Eastern Indonesia and N/W Australia)*
Jim Bain, A Financial Tale of Two Cities: Sydney and Melbourne's Remarkable Contest for Commercial Supremacy. UNSW Press, 2007, 336pp.
Sarah Bakewell, The English Dane: A Story of Empire and Adventure from Iceland to Tasmania. Chatto and Windus, 2005,
Samantha Brett and Steph Adams, The Game Changers. 2017. (The lowdown from experts on how to become an interesting and successful female boss).
Lindsay Baly, Horseman Pass By: The Australian Light Horse in World War I. Simon and Schsuter, 2003, 337pp.
D. W. A. Baker, 'Republican: John Dunmore Lang', Chapter 6 of Eric Fry, (Ed.), Rebels and Radicals. Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1983.
Norman Baker, 'Changing attitudes towards government in eighteenth century Britain', in Anne Whiteman, J. S. Bromley and P. G. M. Dickson (Eds.), Statesmen, Scholars and Merchants: Essays in Eighteenth Century History presented to Dame Lucy Sutherland. Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1973.
Norman Baker, Government and Contractors: The British Treasury and War Supplies, 1775-1783. London, The Athlone Press, 1971.
William A. Baker, A Maritime History of Bath, Maine and the Kennebec River Region. (Two Vols.) Bath, 1973. (US maritime history) *
Marion Balderston, (Ed.), James Claypoole's Letter Book, London and Philadelphia, 1681-1684. San Marino, California, Huntingdon Library, 1967. (Claypoole was a friend of William Penn.)
Kenneth Ballhatchet and John Harrison, East India Company Studies. (Papers presented to Prof Sir Cyril Philips). Hong Kong, Asian Studies Monograph Series, Asian Research Service, 1986.
Zena Bamping, West Kingsdown: The Story of Three Villages in Kent. (Second edition) London, Tyger Press Ltd., 1991.
D. W. A. Banker, The Civilised Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell and the Australian Aborigines. Melbourne University Press, 1997, 213pp.
Glen Barclay, A History of the Pacific: From the Stone Age to the Present Day. London, Sidgwick and Jackson, 1978.
B. D. Bargar, Lord Dartmouth and the American Revolution. Columbia, University of South Carolina Press, 1965.
Anthony Barker, When was That? Chronology of Australia from 1788. Sydney, John Ferguson, 1988.
Felix Barker, (with additional material by Denise Silvester-Carr ), Greenwich and Blackheath Past. London, Historical Publications, 1993. Revised 1999.
Jacob Barker, Incidents in the Life of Jacob Barker of New Orleans. 1855. (Barker was a prominent New York shipowner till banking troubles took him to New Orleans) *
Thomas Barlow. The Australian Miracle: An Innovative Nation Revisited. Picador, 2006, 253pp.
Alan Barnard, The Australian Wool Market, 1840-1900. Carlton, Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1958.
A. Barnard, Visions and Profits (A Life of T. S. Mort). Melbourne, 1961., cited in Morrissey in Griffin, p. 110.
John E. Barnard, 'John Barnard the Younger, shipbuilder of Ipswich and Harwich, 1705-1784', The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 78, 1992., pp. 155-175.
Viola F. Barnes, Dominion of New England. 1923.
Bank of the Manhattan Company, Ships and Shipping of Old New York. 1915. (Useful account of matters to 1860) *
Nirode K. Barooah, David Scott in North-East India: A Study in British Paternalism. New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlod, 1970.
Glynn R. V. Barratt, 'The Russian Navy and New Holland', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Vol. 64, Part 4, March 1979., pp. 217-234.
Glynn R. V. Barratt, 'Russian naval sources for the history of earlier colonial Australia to 1825', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Vol. 67, Part 2, September 1981., pp. 159-175.
Clayton Barrow, America Spreads Her Sails. Annapolis, 1973.*
Thomas C. Barrow, Trade and Empire: The British Customs Service in Colonial America, 1660-1775. Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, 1966.
Tony Barrow, 'The Newcastle whaling trade, 1752-1849', The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 75, 1989., pp. 231-240.
E. M. Barrows, The Great Commodore: The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry. 1936. (On the US' "opening" of relations with Japan) *
Paul Barry, Breaking News: Sex, Lies and the Murdoch Succession. Allen and Unwin, 2013, 473pp.
Michael Sims, Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes. Bloomsbury, 2017, 256pp.
Brian Jay Jones, George Lucas, A Life. Headline, 2017, 500pp
John Bartlett, "John Bartlett's journal to North West Coast and China, 1790 on ship Massachusetts", Peabody Museum, Salem, MA.
Norman Bartlett, Australia and America Through 200 Years, 1776-1976. Sydney, Ure-Smith, 1976.
Robert Bartlett, First Gold: A History of Australia's First Goldfield, Ophir, NSW. Angus and Robertson, 2000.*
G. B. Barton, (Ed.), History of New South Wales from the Records. Facsimile, Sydney, Hale and Iremonger, 1980 of the original, Sydney, Charles Potter, Government Printer, 1889.
Hugh Barty-King, The Worst Poverty: A History of Debt and Debtors. Gloucestershire, England, Alan Sutton, 1991.
Alison Bashford and Stuart Macintyre, The Cambridge History of Australia. Cambridge University Press, 2013, 1536pp.
George F. Bass, A History of Seafaring. London, Thames and Hudson, 1972.
D. K. Bassett, 'British Trade and Policy in Indonesia and Malaysia in the late Eighteenth Century', Chapter 3 of British Commercial and Strategic Interest in the Malay Peninsula during the late Eighteenth Century. Zug, Switzerland, Inter Documentation Co., 1971.
D. K. Bassett, British '"Country" Trade and local trade networks in the Thai and Malay States, c. 1680-1770, Modern Asian Studies, 23, 4, 1989., pp. 625-643.
J. S. Bassett,
The Southern Plantation Overseer. 1925.
See also, W. E. Dodd, The Cotton Kingdom. 1921. *
Marnie Bassett, The Hentys: An Australian Colonial Tapestry. London, Oxford University Press, 1954.
Marnie Bassett, The Governor's Lady: Mrs Philip Gidley King: An Australian Historical Narrative. Second edition. Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1956.
Peter Baskerville, The Bank of Upper Canada. Carleton Library Series. Ottawa, Carleton University Press, 1987.
Peter Bastian, Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man. UNSW Press, 2009, 419pp.
John Bastin, (Ed.), 'Historical sketch of Penang in 1794, with an appendix on the failure of Penang as a naval base and shipbuilding centre', by M. Stubbs Brown, pp. 1ff, Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Vol. 32, Part 1, May 1959.
John Bastin, 'Raffles' aides-de-camp in Java', Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Vol. 65, Part 1, No. 262., pp. 1-14.
Whitney K. Bates, 'Northern speculation and Southern State Debts: 1790', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 19, January 1962., pp. 30-48.
Charles Bateson, The Convict Ships, 1787-1868. [Orig. 1959]. Sydney, A. H. and A. W. Reed, 1974.
K. Jack Bauer, A Maritime History of the United States: The Role of America's Seas and Waterways.. University of South Carolina Press, 1988.
James P. Baugham, The Mallorys of Mystic. (On a noted shipping industry family) * Middletown, 1972.
Rudy Bauss, 'The importance of Rio de Janeiro to British interests, with particular attention to Australia, 1787-1805', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Vol. 65, Part 3, December 1979., pp. 145-172.
Samuel Bawf, The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake. Allen Lane, 2003, 400pp.
Rozzi Bazzani, Hector. Arcadia, 2016. (A biography of famed Australian TV producer and industry developer, Hector Crawford)
M. Y. Beach, Wealth and Wealthy Citizens of New York City. (Has 13 editions, some titles vary) 1842-1855. *
J. C. Beaglehole, 'The Colonial Office, 1782-1854', Australian Historical Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3, April 1941., pp. 170-189.
J. C. Beaglehole, (Ed.), Journals of Capt James Cook: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771. Cambridge University Press, 1955.
G. K. Behlmer. Child Abuse and Moral Reform in England, 1870-1908. Stanford University Press, 1982.
Thomas Beames. The Rookeries of London.: London, 1852. (Cited in Keneally, Commonwealth)
Philip Bean and Joy Melville, Lost Children of the Empire. London, Unwin Hyman, 1989.
C. A. Beard, Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy. New York, 1915.
Bill Beatty, Early Australia: With Shame Remembered. Sydney, Cassell, 1962.
Bill Beatty, Tales of Old Australia. Ure Smith, Sydney, 1966.
A. B. Beaven, The Aldermen of the City of London. Two Vols. London, 1913.
Horace Beck, Folklore and the Sea. Mystic. Connecticut, Mystic Seaport Museum, nd-recent.*
Robert Bartlett, First Gold: A History of Australia's First Goldfield, Ophir, NSW. Angus and Robertson, 2000.
Carol Baxter, An Irresistible Temptation: The True Story of Jane New and a Colonial Scandal. Allen and Unwin, 2006, 432pp. (A picture of matters developing out of Australia's "convict societies" by 1824. Quite an interesting TV docu-drama resulted, too - Ed)
W. T. Baxter, The House of Hancock. Cambridge, Mass, 1945.
R. M. Baynes, History of Staten Island from its Discovery. 1887. *
Jack Beeching, The Chinese Opium Wars. New York, Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, c. 1975.
Richard R. Beeman, 'Social Change and Cultural Conflict in Virginia: Lunenberg County, 1746 to 1774', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 35, 1978, pp. 455-476.
Antony Beevor, The Second World War. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2012, 880pp.
Frank Bongiorno, The Sex Lives of Australians. Black Inc., 2012, 352pp.
A. Charles Begg and Neil C. Begg, James Cook and New Zealand. Wellington, NZ, A. R. Shearer, Government Printer, 1970.
A. Charles Begg and Neil C. Begg, Dusky Bay. Christchurch, Whitcomb and Tombs Ltd., 1966.
Arthur Behrend, Portrait of a Family Firm: Bahr, Behrend and Co., 1793-1945. Liverpool, Self-published, 1970.
Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie, (Eds.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Vol. 2, 1920-1924. London, Penguin, 1981.
James Bell, Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia. Allen and Unwin, 2012, 224pp. (Bell sailed from London to South Australia in 1838, reviewer says his diary becomes a gem to read)
Les Bell and Gillian Heming Shadbolt, New Guinea Engineer: The Memoirs of Les Bell MBE. Rosenberg Publishing, 2003, 271pp.
Philip Bell and Roger Bell, (Eds.), The Americanization of Australia. UNSW Press, 1998-1999. *
Melissa Bellanta, Larrikins: A History. University of Queensland Press, 2012, 296pp.
Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie, (Eds.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Vol. 2, 1920-1924. London, Penguin, 1981.
Quentin Bell, Bloomsbury. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968.
Charles. Belton, Grand Master's Lodge No. 1. Record of Members 1759 to 1895. London, 1895. BL 04785. h.6. (This volume contains lists of various Lodges No 1. It also has some history of Freemasonry in Canada, South Africa, and America, but not Australia.)
Samuel Flagg Bemis, The Diplomacy of the American Revolution. Bloomington, Indiana, 1957.
Samuel Flagg Bemis, Jay's Treaty: A Study in Commerce and Diplomacy. New York, Macmillan, 1923.
Doron C. Ben-Atar, The Origin of Jeffersonian Commercial Policy and Diplomacy. Hampshire, England, Macmillan, 1993.
J. Harry Bennett, 'Cary Helyar, Merchant and Planter of Seventeenth Century Jamaica', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, XXI, 1964., pp. 53-76. [Noticed in Dunn, Sugar and Slaves, p. 166, Note 25].
J. Harry Bennett, 'William Whaley, Planter of Seventeenth Century Jamaica', Agricultural History, XL, 1966., pp. 113-123.
J. Harry Bennett, 'William Dampier, Buccaneer and Planter', History Today, XIV, 1964., pp 469-477.
J. M. Bennett, A History of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Sydney, 1974.
Samuel Bennett, Australian Discovery and Colonisation. Vol. 1, to 1800. Milsons Point, Sydney, The Currawong Press, 1981. (Facsimile of the original edition by Hanson and Bennett, Sydney, 1865).
Stephanie Bennett, The Gatton Murders. Macmillan, 2004, 287pp.
F. L. Benns, The American Struggle for the British West India Carrying Trade, 1815-1830. 1923. *
John Benson and Gareth Shaw, (Eds.), The Evolution of Retail Systems, c.1800-1914. London, Leicester University Press, 1992. need to reread
Jeremy Bentham, The Theory of Legislation. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1931. 1950. [Edited by C. K. Ogden]
G. F. Bergman, 'Solomon Levey in Sydney', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Vol. 49, Part 6, 1963., pp. 401-422.
G. J. F. Bergman, 'Solomon Levey - from Convict to Merchant Prince, Part II: The Foundation of Western Australia', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 54, 1968., pp. 22-44.
George F. Bergman, 'Esther Johnston, The Lieutenant Governor's Wife: The Amazing Story of a Jewish Convict Girl', Australian Jewish Historical Society, September 1966; Reprinted in Journal of the Fellowship of the First Fleeters, Vol. 2, No. 1, September, 1971.
G. J. F. Bergman and J. S. Levi, Australian Genesis: Jewish Convicts and Settlers. Adelaide, Rigby, 1974.
Ian Berryman, 'Solomon Levey, Thomas Peel, and the Founding of the Swan River Colony', Journal of the Australian Jewish Historical Society, Volume 10, Part 6, 1989., pp. 463-475.
Ian Berryman, 'Solomon Levey: Business Entrepreneur', pp. 63-75 in W. D. Rubinstein, (Ed.), Jews in the Sixth Continent. Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1987.
Ina Bertrand and Diane Collins, Government and Film in Australia. Currency Press and Australian Film Institute, 1982.
Ernest Betham, A House of Letters. London, Jarrolds Pub., 1904.
Rev. Alfred B. Bevan, The Aldermen of the City of London. Eden Fisher and Co. Ltd., Two Vols. London, 1913.
Scott Bevan, Battle Lines: Australian Artists at War. Random House, 2004, 310pp.
G. Bhagat, 'Americans and American Trade in India, 1784-1814', The American Neptune, Vol. 46, No. 1, 1986., pp. 6-15.
Ragbir Bhathal, Aboriginal Astronomy. ARI, 2011, 93pp.
Lennard Bickel, Australia's First Lady: The Story of Elizabeth Macarthur. North Sydney, Australia, Allen and Unwin, 1991.
A. L. Bier and Roger Finlay, (Eds.), London, 1500-1700: The Making of the Metropolis. London, Longman, 1986.
Warren M. Billings, 'The law of servants and slaves in seventeenth-century Virginia', The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 99, No. 1, January, 1991., pp. 45-62.
J. E. D. Binney, British Public Finance and Administration. Oxford, 1958.
John Birmingham, How to be a Writer. New South, 2016.
James Bird, The Geography of the Port of London. London, Hutchinson, 1957.
James Bird, The Major Seaports of the United Kingdom. London, Hutchinson, 1963.
W. R. Bisschop, The Rise of the London Money Market. London, 1910.
J. B. Bishop, A Chronicle of 150 Years: The Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, 1768-1918. 1918. *
Claude Blair, The History of Silver. London, Tiger Books International, 1987.
George Blake, Gellatly's, 1862-1962. London, 1962. *
George Blake, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1760-1966. London. Printed by Lloyd's Register of Shipping. nd? [1960?]
Clinton V. Black, The Story of Jamaica. London, 1965.
Jeanette D. Black, (Ed.), The Blathwayt Atlas. Providence, 1970. (Notes, Dunn, Sugar and Slaves, p. 30.)
Jeremy Black, 'Newspapers and Politics in the Eighteenth Century', History Today, Vol. 36, October 1986., pp. 36ff.
Jeremy Black, The English Press in the Eighteenth Century. London, Croom Helm, 1986.
Jeremy Black, Maps of War: Mapping Conflict through the Centuries. Bloomsbury, 2016.
Kevin Blackburn, The Sportsmen of Changi. NewSouth Books, 2012, 296pp.
Robin Blackburn, The Making of New World Slavery. Verso,1998.
Robin Blackburn, The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery, 1776-1848. London, Verso, 1988.
Ann Blainey, I Am Melba. Black Inc. 2008, 386pp.
Geoffrey Blainey, A Short History of the 20th Century. Viking, 2005. 561pp.
Geoffrey Blainey, The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia. Viking, 2017. (Reviewer thinks Blainey's brand of conservative populism is now outdated, and the so-called "revisionist history" [indigenous vs settler re frontier histories, the agency of women, seeing Australia as an old continent not part of a "new world" settled by Europeans] is already more mainstream than Blainey allows, there is a new orthodoxy afoot in Australia.)
Geoffrey Blainey, 'A Reply: "I came, I Shaw..."'', pp. 131-134 in Ged Martin, (Ed.), The Founding of Australia: The Argument about Australia's Origins. Sydney, Hale And Iremonger, 1978.
Geoffrey Blainey, Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook And His Rivals. Viking, 2008, 420pp.
Geoffrey Blainey, 'Botany Bay or Gotham City?', pp. 105-114 in Ged Martin, (Ed.), The Founding of Australia: The Argument about Australia's Origins. Sydney, Hale And Iremonger, 1978.
Geoffrey Blainey, The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia's History. Melbourne, Sun Books, 1966.
Geoffrey Blainey, Triumph of the Nomads: A History of Ancient Australia. Melbourne, Sun Books, 1976.
Geoffrey Blainey, Gold and Paper: A History of the National Bank of Australasia Limited. Melbourne, Georgian House, 1958. need to reread.
George Blake, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1760-1966. London, Printed by Lloyd's Register of Shipping, nd? [1960?]
William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England. 4 Vols. Oxford, 1765-69.
M. Blaug, 'The Myth of the old Poor Law and the making of the new', The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 23, No. 2, June 1963., pp. 151-184.
M. Blaug, 'The Poor Law Report Reexamined', The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 24, No 1, 1964., pp. 229-245.
Gregory Blaxell. The River: Sydney Cove to Parramatta. Sydney,: Notknown, 2004. (Cited in Keneally, Commonwealth)
B. R. Blaze, Great Scot: A Re-Assessment of the Life and Achievements of John Hunter, second governor of New South Wales. Published privately, 1979 (?)
Horace Bleakely, Life of John Wilkes. London, 1917.
Robert M. Bliss, Revolution and Empire: English Politics and the American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century. Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1990.
Geoffrey Blomfield, Baal Belbora: The End of the Dancing: The Agony of the British Invasion of the Ancient People of the Three Rivers: The Hastings, the Manning and the Macleay, in New South Wales. Chippendale, NSW, The Alternative Publishing Co-Operative, 1986 edition.
John Bloomfield, Australia's Sporting Success. University of NSW Press, 2003. 263pp.
Paul Bloomfield, Edward Gibbon Wakefield: Builder of the British Commonwealth. London, Longman's Green and Co., 1961. (With genealogical table.)
Walter Hart Blumenthal, Brides from Bridewell: Female Felons sent to Colonial America. Rutland Vermont, Tuttle, 1962.
Bernard E. Bobb, 'Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa and the Strait of Magellan', Journal of Pacific History, Vol. 17, No. 3, August 1948., pp. 269-282.
D. B. Bobbe, DeWitt Clinton. 1933. See also, David Hosack, Memoir of DeWitt Clinton. 1829. Also, James Renwick, Life of DeWitt Clinton. 1840. *
Joanna Bogle, Caroline Chisholm: The Emigrant's Friend. Leominster, Herefordshire, England, Gracewing, 1993.
W. Jeffrey Bolster, Black Jacks: African-American Seamen in the Age of Sail. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, nd.*
Geoffrey Bolton, Land of Vision and Mirage: Western Australia Since 1826. University of Western Australia Press, 2008, 270pp.
Geoffrey Bolton, 'The Spread of Colonization', pp. 183-193 in John Hardy and Alan Frost, (Eds.), Studies from Terra Australis to Australia. Canberra, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Occasional Paper No. 6, 1989.
G. C. Bolton, 'William Eden and the Convicts, 1771-1787', Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol. 26, 1980., pp. 3-44.
G. C. Bolton, 'Broken reeds And smoking flax', pp. 115-121 in Ged Martin, (Ed.), The Founding of Australia: The Argument about Australia's Origins. Sydney, Hale And Iremonger, 1978.
G. C. Bolton, 'The Hollow Conqueror: flax and the foundation of Australia', pp. 91-104 in Ged Martin, (Ed.), The Founding of Australia: The Argument about Australia's Origins. Sydney, Hale And Iremonger, 1978.
W. T. Bonner, New York, The World Metropolis, 1623-1923/4. (Two Vols) 1925.
D Bonner-Smith, 'Some remarks about the mutiny of the Bounty', The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 22, No. 2, April 1936., pp. 200-237.
Alma Halbert Bond, Who Killed Virginia Woolf: A Psychobiography. New York. Human Services Press. 1989.
John Bonwick. Australia's First Preacher: The Reverend Richard Johnson. London, 1898, Cited in Keneally, Commonwealth, 1898.
James Bonwick, (Edited by C. E. Sayers), John Batman: The Founder of Victoria. Wren, 1973.
John Booker, 'On Cox and Greenwood, army agents', pp. 18-24 in Pamela Statham, (Ed.), A Colonial Regiment: New Sources Relating to the New South Wales Corps, 1789-1810. Canberra, Australian National University, 1992.
John Booker, Traveller's Money. London, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1994.
Martin Booth, Opium: A History. London: Simon and Schuster, Ltd., 1996.
Douglas Botting (Ed.), and the Editors of Time-Life Books, The Seafarers: The Pirates. Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books, 1978., pp. 100ff on Kidd.
Timothy Bottoms, Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland's Frontier Killing Times. Allen and Unwin, 2013, 258pp. (Mapping the massacres)
Hyacinthe de Bougainville, (Translated and edited by Marc Serge Riviere), The Governor's Noble Guest: Hyacinthe de Bougainville's Account of Port Jackson, 1825. Melbourne University Press, 1998-1999.*
H. R. Fox Bourne, English Merchants: Memoirs in Illustration of the Progress of British Commerce. London, Chatto and Windus, 1886. [Kraus Reprint Co., New York, 1969 in Two Vols].
E. W. Bovill, 'Some Chronicles of the Larkins family: the convict ship, 1792', The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 40, No. 2, 1954., pp. 120-121.
K. M. Bowden, George Bass, 1770-1805. Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1952.
Tim Bowden, The Silence Calling: Australians in Antarctica: The ANARE Jubilee History, 1947-1997. Allen and Unwin, 1997, 593pp.
C. W. Bowen, Lewis and Arthur Tappan. (US business history) *
F. C. Bowen, America Sails The Seas. New York, 1938.*
H. V. Bowen, Revenue and Reform: The Indian Problem in British Politics, 1757-1773. Sydney, Cambridge University Press, 1991.
H. V. Bowen, 'Investment and empire in the later eighteenth century: East India stockholding, 1756-1791', Economic History Review, Series 2, Vol. XLII, 2, 1989, pp. 186-206.
Tom Bower, Conrad and Lady Black: Dancing on the Edge. HarperCollins, 2006, 436pp.
Claude G. Bowers, The Young Jefferson, 1743-1789. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1945.
Claude G. Bowers, Jefferson and Hamilton: The Struggle for Democracy in America. New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1953.
James Boyce, Van Diemen's Land. Black Inc., 2008, 388pp.
P. J. Boyce, The Role of the governor in WA, 1829-1890. MA thesis, Univ WA, 1961. *
David Boyd: His Work, His Life, His Family. Eva Breuer Art Dealer. 2012, 346pp.
David Boyd, An Open House. Hardie Grant, 2912, 416pp. (Memoir from a famous Australian artist)
Julian P. Boyd, (Ed.), The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Vol. 9. (1 November, 1785 to 22 June, 1876). Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1954.
James D. Boys, Hillary Rising. Biteback, 2016. (On US presidential hopeful, Hillary Clinton, hopes dashed)
George R. Boyer, 'An economic model of the English Poor Law circa 1780-1834', Explorations in Economic History, 22, 129-167, 1985., pp. 129-167.
J. E. Boyle, Cotton and the New Orleans Cotton Exchange: A Century of Commercial Evolution. 1934. *
David Bradford, The Gunners´ Doctor: Vietnam Letters. Random House, 2007, 313pp.
E. F. Bradford, MacTavish of Dunardry. (Privately published 1991, Whitby North, Yorkshire).
Brian Brake, James McNeish and David Simmons, Art of the Pacific. Available by 1984 if not earlier.
Troy Bramston. (Ed.), The Wran Era. Federation Press, 2006, 310pp. (History in NSW)
Troy Bramston, Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader. Scribe Publications, 2016, 786pp.
Troy Bramston, Looking For The Light On The Hill. Scribe, 2012, 279pp. (Diagnosing what has been and is wrong with the Australian Labor Party. This website lately wonders if the metaphor of looking for a light on the hill might be part of the problem these days? Do we need some new metaphors? - Ed)
David Branagan, T. W. Edgeworth David: A Life. National Library of Australia, 2007, 648pp. (Geologist, FRS, on Shackleton's expedition to Antarctic, an associate of Douglas Mawson)
W. Branch Johnson, The English Prison Hulks. London and Chichester, Phillimore, 1957.
Ian Brand, (Ed.), Penal Peninsula: Port Arthur and its Outstations, 1827-1898. Launceston, Tasmania, Regal, 1989.
Karl Brandt, Whale Oil: An Economic Analysis. Fats and Oils Studies, No. 7, June 1940; Stanford University, California, Food Research Institute, June 1940.
Annabelle Brayley, Our Vietnam Nurses. Michael Joseph, 2016.
Stuart Bremer, Living In The City: A Pictorial Record of Australian Cities. Available by 1984 if not earlier.
R. Brenner, 'The Civil War politics of London's merchant community', in Past and Present, 58, 1973.
Robert Brenner, Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict, and London's Overseas Traders, 1550-1653. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Judith Brett, Robert Menzies' Forgotten People. Melbourne University Press. 2007, 264pp.
John Brewer, The Sinews of Power: War, Money and the English State, 1688-1783. London, Unwin Hymen, 1989.
J. S. Brewer, British Merchant; or, Commerce preserved. (C. Kind, Ed.). 3 Vols. London, 1721. (Carry Jr, Case of Messrs Brooke and Helier, circa 1700. Carry Jr, The Case of Richard Thompson and Company. London, 1678)
Marion V. Brewington, Maritime Philadelphia, 1609-1837, The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. LXIII, April 1939, pp. 110-111.
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Below are items still uncollected
James Bradley, (Ed.), The Penguin Book Of The Ocean. Hamish Hamilton, 2010, 496pp.
Warren Bonett, The Australian Book of Atheism. Scribe, 2011, 442pp.
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Paul Barry, Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? Allen and Unwin, 2009, 409pp.
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|"Zoom" (now deceased) ... A cat with a very impassive gaze, and most fondly remembered, too, as a companion for a bookreader. She'd been abandoned as an adult cat and literally zoomed to food when I first decided to adopt her. Photo by Dan Byrnes|
Tony Bramston, Paul Keating, The Big-Picture Leader. nd?
Bruce Breslin, James Morrill: Captive of Empire. Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2017.
Julia Baird, Victoria The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Ruled an Empire. HarperCollins, 2016.
John Blaxland and Rhys Crawley, The Secret Cold War: The Official History of ASIO, Volume III, 1975-1989. Allen and Unwin, 2016.
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