History and Heritage Publications

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

Australia's secret plan for total war under Japanese invasion in World War II

by Sue Rosen. Published by Allen & Unwin, 2017

Purchase your signed copy by author and historian Sue Rosen. Shipping included anywhere within Australia.


Following the attack on Pearl...

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We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - hardcover edition

We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - hardcover edition

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, 2000

Softcover edition also available - click here

This social history of one of Sydney's most colourful and diverse areas is the result of the author's extensive interviews with many of its residents,...

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Government House Parramatta - 1788-2000

Government House Parramatta - 1788-2000

A History of the Governors, Their Home and its Domain Parramatta Park

Conceived with a rare depth of vision, this beautifully presented volume will add prestige to any library, being the final publication of the late Caroline Simpson, this book is...

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Men at Work - Penal Ideology and Nation Building on the Great Western Road

Men at Work - Penal Ideology and Nation Building on the Great Western Road

The overarching question under investigation in this work is the extent to which the ideals of penal management as espoused by both British and Colonial authorities were implemented in the day to day administration and management of a convict work force. The focus of the examination is the construction of Major Thomas Mitchell’s line of road between Mt Victoria and Bathurst in the 1830s.

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Stones of Learning

Stones of Learning

Photographs by David Moore celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the University of Sydney in the Year 2000, Caroline Simpson, Sydney, 2000.

Stones of Learning presents an artist's insight into the vivid contrasts, craftsmanship, hidden treasures of the neo-Gothic architecture of Sydney...

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Railways Relics and Romance

Railways Relics and Romance

As much a celebration of David Moor's superb photographs of the Eveleigh Railway workshops, Railways Relics and Romance is a tribute to the dedicated men who worked there and their splendid contribution to Australia's railways. An excellent addition to any train buffs library shelf, or for any person interested in the rich heritage of Australia's railways.

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Bankstown: A Sense of Identity

Bankstown: A Sense of Identity

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1996

Bankstown: A sense of identity explores how an area came to be the place it is today: culturally, economically and physically. It's a book to be read, used and enjoyed by...

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Australia's Oldest House

Australia's Oldest House

Surgeon John Harris and Experiment Farm Cottage

by Sue Rosen. Published by Halstead Press, 2009.

Surgeon John Harris was one of those domineering, red-blooded gentlemen who only existed in convict times. His house, on the other hand, still stands - with its...

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We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - softcover edition

We Never Had a Hotbed of Crime! - softcover edition

By Sue Rosen. Published by Hale & Iremonger, 2000

Hardcover edition also available - click here

This social history of one of Sydney's most colourful and diverse areas is the result of the author's extensive interviews with many of its residents,...

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