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Suharto by R.E. Elson
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Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
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Foreign Devil by Richard Hughes
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So Shall Ye Reap by Rudyard Kipling
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Kipling was undoubtedly a proud son of the British Empire. It was thanks to Empire that he was able to write with great wordliness tales of man, nature and machine.
What makes his prose most appealing to me however, is that it lacks Imperial hubris,...more
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Shanghai Fury by Peter Thompson
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The title of this book is misleading. While enthralling and immensely readable, it is not another jingoistic tale of larrikan Aussie mateship and soldiering prowess. Rather, it tells the story of Australians of both European and Chinese descent who b...more
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The Marmalade Files by Steve  Lewis
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The Evolution of Australian Foreign Policy 1938 1965 by Alan Stewart Watt
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