Forthcoming Titles

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

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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The Travel Writer
Michael Wilding
Liz Lambastier was a successful travel writer. Did she write one last, unpublished book before she died? Plant is hired to find out. It soon becomes evident he is not the only one looking.
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The Many Lives of Douglas Mawson
Emma McEwin
In this book, Emma McEwin, Mawsons great-granddaughter, reflects on her forebears public and private persona. Inspired by letters and portraits and other material traces of his legacy, she writes intimately about his effect on generations of his family and the making and unmaking of myths about him.
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Social Work: Innovations and Insights
Karen Bell, Wendy Bowles, Manohar Pawar
Experienced educators and practitioners offer fresh insights into the conceptualisation of social work, exploring virtues in social work, culturally responsive practice, post-conventional and eco-social paradigms.
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Stories from a Bygone Age: A Newspaper Memoir
John Tidey
This memoir is unashamedly a celebration of a remarkable period at The Age and recalls many of the people who were fortunate enough to work for the newspaper under Perkin and Macdonald.
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The John Donne Experiment
Stuart McLean
This book is 97.5 percent true. It tells of a mans great escape from modern techno-life, as well as a desire to prove that John Donne, the 17th Century preacher, is a total loser. All men are islands, dear John?
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