Forthcoming Titles

Here are a selection of soon to be released titles from Australian Scholarly Publishing and Arcadia.

By What Authority? Criminal law in colonial New South Wales 1788–1861
Eugene Schofield-Georgeson
'By What Authority?' makes a ground-breaking new case for a history of Australian criminal law from the bottom-up.
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Callan Park: Hospital for the Insane
Sarah Luke
"Callan Park, Hospital for the Insane" uses Victorian-era medical files to explore the lives of the first patients and staff of the early hospital, detailing their daily routine, treatment, escapes and cures.
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Coasts of Dream: A Biography of E.J. Brady
Sarah Mirams
In telling the story of E.J. Bradys poetry, dreams and passions, Sarah Mirams delves insightfully into a writers life and Australias literary, social and environmental history.
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John Farrell: Poet, Journalist and Social Reformer 1851–1904
Paul Stenhouse
John Farrell was an integral figure in the literary and political ferment of the 1880s and 1890s in Australia.
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What The Hell Was He Thinking? John Spooner’s Guide to the 21st Century
John Spooner
In words and images Spooner hopes to answer the question what the hell was he thinking? His book contains more than 250 cartoons, drawings, etchings and paintings.
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Famagusta Regina
Kyriakos Charalambides
Famagusta Regina is regarded as one of the best poetical works written in the Greek language in the last forty years. These poems by Kyriakos Charalambides explore the fate of a captured modern-day city which used to be one of the jewels on the Mediterranean coastline.
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Octet: Michael’s story in eight voices
James Wieland
A luminous story of disclosure and concealment, of love and its opposites explored in their various tones and shades, and of those who embrace lifes alternatives and those who deny them.
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Swanston: Merchant Statesman
Eleanor Robin
In reviving Swanstons remarkable story from a dusty, almost forgotten treasure trove of bank archives, Eleanor Robin brings to light his considerable contribution to the economic, political and social life of Van Diemens Land and his leading role in the settlement of Melbourne.
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