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An updated/recompiled Bibliography
Aspects of Australian History
(proceeding alphabetically)
Bibliography FFF
Bibliography GGG
Bibliography HHH
Bibliography III

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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



Australian Encyclopedia. In 10 Vols. Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1958. Grolier Society of Australia, 1962.

William Kent, An Encyclopedia of London. London, J. M. Dent, 1937. (See also websites: visit London, at or

Mark Mayo Boatner III, Encyclopaedia of the American Revolution. New York, Bicentennial edition, David Mackay Co., 1976.

Jack P. Green and J. R. Pole, (Eds.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Blackwell, 1991.

Brisbane Convention Centre, Griffith University Graduations, December 2007
Griffith University Graduation Ceremonies crowds, Dcember 2007
Photo by Dan Byrnes

James Jupp, (Ed.), The Australian People: An Encyclopedia of the Nation: Its People and Their Origins. Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1988.

Archie P. McDonald, Encyclopedia USA. Vol. 7. Florida, USA, Academic International Press, 1986.

Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert, The London Encyclopedia. London, Macmillan, 1983.

Ends list of Encyclopedias

Jim Eames, Six Feet Under or Up in Smoke: The Australian Way of Death. Allen and Unwin, 2009, 228pp.

Peter Earle, Monmouth's Rebels: The Road to Sedgemoor, 1685. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977.

Steve Eather, Desert Sands, Jungle Lands:  A Biography of Major General Ken Eather. Allen and Unwin, 2003, 236pp.

Jill Eastwood, 'The Economy of New South Wales, 1788-1810', pp. 1-23, in James Griffin, (Ed.), Essays in Economic History of Australia. Milton, Queensland. Jacaranda Press. 1970.

H. J. Eckenrode, The Revolution in Virginia. Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916.

William Eddis, Letters from America. Editor, Aubrey C. Land. Cambridge, Mass., 1969.

Thomas Edison, The Cotton Trade of Great Britain. 1858. *

J. J. Eddy, Britain and the Australasian Colonies, 1818-1831: The Technique of Government. Oxford, 1969.

J. J. Eddy and J. R. Nethercote, From Colony to Coloniser: Studies in Australian Administrative History. Sydney, Hale and Iremonger, 1987.

M. Edwardes, The Battle of Plassey and the Conquest of Bengal. London, Batsford, 1963.

Roel Edmond, Representing the South Pacific: Colonial Discourse from Cook to Gaugin. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Michael Edwardes, The Sahibs and the Lotus: The British in India. London, Constable, 1988.

Bryan Edwards, The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. London, 1793.

Philip Edwards, Sir Walter Raleigh. 1953.

T. Charles Edwards and B. Richardson, (Eds.), "They Saw It Happen": Eyewitness Accounts. Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1958.

Peter Edwards (2006). Arthur Tange: Last of the Mandarins. Allen and Unwin, 351pp.

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Peter Edwards and David Goldsworthy, (Eds.), Facing North: A Century of Australian Engagement with Asia. Vol. 2, 1970s to 2000. Melbourne University Press, 2003.*

Jack Egan, Buried Alive: Sydney 1788-1792: Eyewitness Accounts of the Making of a Nation. St Leonards, NSW, Allen and Unwin, 1999.

Louise Egerton, Know Your Birds: Australia's Most Common Birds. Ree/New Holland, 2004, 176pp.

Marc Egnal and Joseph A. Ernst, 'An Economic Interpretation of the American Revolution', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 24, January 1972., pp. 3-32.

Marc Egnal, 'The Origins of the Revolution in Virginia: a re-interpretation', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 37, July 1980., pp. 401-428.

Marc Egnal, A Mighty Empire: The Origins of the American Revolution. London, Cornell University Press, 1988.

Paul Einzig, The History of Foreign Exchange. Second edition. London, Macmillan, 1970.

Bruce Elder. Blood on the Wattle: Massacres and Maltreatment of Aboriginal Australians since 1788. Sydney,: Notknown. (Cited in Keneally, Commonwealth, 1988.)

M. Barnard Eldershaw, The Life and Times of Captain John Piper. Sydney, Ure-Smith in association with the National Trust Of Australia, 1973.

H. Elking, A View of the Greenland Trade and the Whale Fishery. London, 1722.*

Jane Elliott, 'Was There a Convict Dandy? Convict Consumer Interests in Sydney, 1788-1815', Australian Historical Studies, Vol. 26, No. 104, April 1995., pp. 373-392.

A. Roger Ekirch, 'Bound for America: a profile of British convicts transported to the colonies, 1718-1775', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 42, No. 2, April 1985., pp. 184-200.

A. Roger Ekirch, Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1987.

A. Roger Ekirch, 'Great Britain's Secret Convict Trade to America, 1783-1784', American Historical Review, Vol. 89, No. 5, December 1984., pp. 1285-1291.

Erik Eklund, Steel Town: The Making and Breaking of Port Kembla. Melbourne University Press, 2002, 236pp.

Marjorie Eldershaw, Philip of Australia: An Account of the Settlement of Sydney Cove, 1788-1792. London, George Harrup and Co., 1938.

To the skyline, Annerley, Brisbane, July 2008
Suburban Annerley, Brisbane, 2008
Photo by Dan Byrnes

Winifred A. Elkin, The English Penal System. Mitcham, Melbourne, Australia, Pelican, 1957.

John Ellicott, Waterhouse and Smith: The Rise to Power of Two Racing Dynasties. Hardie Grant, 2008, 348pp.

H. M. Ellis, John Macarthur. [Orig., 1955] (Second edition). Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1967.

H. M. Ellis, Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times. (Revised edition). Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1952.

Ulrich Ellis, A Pen in Politics. Chamwood, ACT, Ginninderra Press, 2007. (Memoirs on life in journalism, and with the Country Party, and the New England New State Movement, a publication prepared by the author's son, Max Ellis of Tamworth.)

G. R. Elton, England Under the Tudors. London, Methuen, 1955.

W. M. Emery, The Howland Heirs. 1919. (US business history) *

Clive Emsley, 'The history of crime and crime control institutions, c.1770-c.1945', pp. 149-182 in Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan and Robert Reiner, (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Oxford/Clarendon Press, 1994.

Clive Emsley, British Society and the French Wars, 1793-1815. London, Macmillan, 1979.

Clive Emsley, 'The Home Office and its sources of information and investigation, 1791-1801', English Historical Review, Vol. 94, July 1979., pp. 532-561.

Sydney Opera House

Enderby - The Samuel Enderby Book, Whaling Documents 1775-1790. (Originals held at the Pennsylvania Historical Society, 1300 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA. USA.) Canberra, Australian National Library, Petherick Collection of Manuscripts, Ms 1701. Used by permission.

Eloise Engle and Arnold Lott, America's Maritime Heritage. Annapolis, 1975.*

Stanley L. Engerman, Trade and the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1850. Cheltenham, UK, Elgar Reference Collection, 1996. (Three Vols.)

Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australias. Vol. 9. Convicts in Western Australia, 1850-1887. Nedlands, WA, University of Western Australia, 1987-1997. (Revision of Dictionary of Western Australians, Vol. 2 Bond 1850-1868)

Wayne Errington and Peter van Onselen, John Winston Howard: The Biography. Melbourne University Publishing, 2007, 458pp.

Miriam Estensen, The Letters of George and Elizabeth Bass. Allen and Unwin, 2009, 216pp.

Miriam Estensen, The Life of Matthew Flinders. Allen and Unwin, 2002, 538pp.*

Miriam Estensen, Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great Southland. Allen and Unwin, 274pp, 2006.

Miriam Estensen, Discovery: The Quest for the Great South Land. Allen and Unwin, 1998.

Miriam Estensen, The Life of George Bass: Surgeon and Sailor of the Enlightenment. Allen and Unwin, 2005, 259pp.

John Esquemeling, Bucaniers of America. London, 1684.*

D. M. Evans, History of the Commercial Crisis of 1857-1858 and of the Stock Exchange Panic of 1859. 1859. (US business history) *

Emory G. Evans, 'Planter Indebtedness and the Coming of the Revolution in Virginia', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3. Vol. 19, October 1962., pp. 511-533.

Emory G. Evans, 'Private Indebtedness and the Revolution in Virginia, 1776 to 1796', William and Mary Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 38, July 1971., pp. 349-374.

Eric J. Evans, The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870. London, Longman, 1983.

L. Evans and P. Nicholls, (Eds.), Convicts and Colonial Society, 1788-1853. Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia, Cassell, 1976.

Raymond Evans, Clive Moore, Kay Saunders, Bryan Jamison, (Eds.), 1901: Our Future's Past: Documenting Australia's Federation. Pan/Macmillan, 1997.

Raymond Evans and Carole Ferrier, (Eds.), Radical Brisbane. Vulgar Press, 2004,366pp.

Herbert Vere Evatt, The Tolpuddle Martyrs. Sydney University Press, 2010, 104pp.

H. V. Evatt, Rum Rebellion: A Study of the Overthrow of the Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps. Sydney, Angus and Robertson Classics Edition, 1975.

Sam Everingham, Gordon Barton, Australia's Maverick Entrepreneur. Allen and Unwin, 2009, 432pp.

Sam Everingham, Wild Ride: The Rise and Fall of Cobb and Co. Viking, 2007, 308pp.

Peter Ewer, Forgotten Anzacs. Scribe, 2008, 419pp.

The history websites on this domain now have a companion website on a new domain, at Merchant Networks Project, produced by Dan Byrnes and Ken Cozens (of London).

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This website becomes a major exercise in economic and maritime history, with some attention to Sydney, to Eastern Australia.

Below are items still uncollected

Bob Ellis, Suddenly, Last Winter: An Election Diary. Viking, 2011, 392pp.

Louise Egerton and Jiri Lochman, Wildlife of Australia. Jacana Books, 2010, 448pp.

David George Heskell, The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors. Black Inc, 2017, 304pp.

Inga Simpson, Understory: A Life with Trees. Hachette, 2017, 272pp.

New books on Australian politics: Dino Hodge, Don Dunstan, Intimacy and Liberty: A Political Biography. Wakefield Press, 2014. // Michael McQuire, Last Bets: A True Story of Gambling, Morality and the Law. MUP, 2014, 206pp. // Andrew Charlton, Dragon's Tail: The Lucky Country after the Mining Boom. Quarterly Essay, 54, Black Inc., 2014. See also, John Edwards, Beyond the Boom. A Lowy Institute Paper. Penguin Special, 2014, 176pp. /// Mary Delahunty, Gravity, Inside the PM's Office During Her Last Year and Final Days. Hardie Grant, 2014. (On the last days of Julia Gillard.) // Wayne Swan, The Good Fight. Allen and Unwin, 2014. // Gareth Evans, Inside the Hawke-Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary. MUP 2014. // Douglas Murray, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam. Bloomsbury, 2017, 352pp. // Graeme Wood, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State. Allen lane, 2017. (How not to misunderstand what caliphate-orientated Islamic State has been aspiring to, a reviewer suggests. Promoters of IS are properly understood as Salafi-jihadists, that is, jihadists) // Adam Lockyer, Australia's Defence Strategy: Evaluating Alternatives for a Contested Asia. Melbourne University Press, 2017. // James Curran, Fighting with America: Why Saying No to the US Wouldn't Rupture the Alliance. Lowy Institute Penguin Special, 2017. // Rodney Tiffen, Disposable Leaders. Newsouth Books, 2017. (Disposing of political leaders, Australian style.) // Anna Broinowski, Please Explain: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Pauline Hanson. Viking, 2017. // Judith Brett, The Enigmatic Mr Deakin. Text, 2017, 490pp. // Sam Dastyari, One Halal of a Story. Melbourne University Press, 2017,277pp. // Odd Anne Westead, The Cold War: A World History. Allen Lane, 2017, 677pp. (By a historian of Norway. A 2017 reviewer, Michael Sexton, says that in recent years, the US hysteria about Russia is hard to understand.) // A. C. Grayling, Democracy and its Crisis. Bloomsbury, 2017 240pp. // Richard Walsh, Reboot: A Democracy Makeover to Empower Australia's Voters. Melbourne University Press, 2017, 128pp, // Steve Richards, The Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost Its Way. Atlantic Books, 2017, 314pp.

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