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Memento : Issue 31
30 NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA National Archives books RECENT RELEASES Allies, Enemies and Trading Partners: Records on Australia and the Japanese – Pam Oliver Australia’s relationship with Japan has always been multi-faceted. The Japanese were allies during World War I, enemies during World War II and trading partners in peacetime. This guide comprehensively lists records held by the National Archives on Australia’s relations with the people and gover nment of Japan from the mid-nineteenth century. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the dynamic and complex Australia-Japan relationship. 2006, 288pp, ISBN 1 920807 03 9 $24.95 The Life and Death of Harold Holt – Tom Frame Harold Holt’s disappearance while swimming off Victoria’s coast in 1967 shocked the nation and has remained a national mystery ever since. Sadly, his death has overshadowed his life and the impact he made during his political career. In this detailed biography, Tom Frame explores the life and legacy of Australia’s 17th Prime Minister. 2005, 392pp, ISBN 1 74114 672 0 $35.00 Russian Anzacs in Australian History – Elena Govor The extraordinary stories of Russian-born soldiers who fought alongside other Australians in the First World War as Anzacs feature in this book by Russian- born Australian, Elena Govor. The author passionately rediscovers ties, formerly severed, between the descendants of Russian Anzacs and their past. 2005, 310pp, ISBN 0 86840 856 5 $34.95 Chinese–Australian Journeys: Records on Travel, Migration and Settlement, 1860–1975 – Paul Jones By the mid-nineteenth century many thousands of Chinese were living in the Australian colonies. Adaptable and hardworking, they were considered interlopers in British Australia. With Federation, their lives were increasingly subject to bureaucratic scrutiny and restriction, the legacy of which is a rich and diverse collection of records held in the National Archives. This guide is a valuable resource for genealogists, researchers and anyone interested in the history of Chinese in Australia. 2005, 286pp, ISBN 1 920807 30 6 $10.00 BESTSELLERS Finding Families: The Guide to the National Archives of Australia for Genealogists – Margaret Chambers This timeless publication will delight family historians. Whether familiar with the National Archives collection or not, they will find this guide the ideal companion for searching Commonwealth gover nment archives for records on immigration, naturalisation, citizenship, defence service and other topics. 1998, 340pp, ISBN 0 868 06648 6 $34.95 Developing Images: Mildenhall’s Photographs of Early Canberra – Mary Hutchison During the 1920s and 1930s, Jack Mildenhall photographed the growth of Canberra from a small settlement amongst the sheep paddocks. His 7700 black and white glass plate images, now held in the National Archives of Australia, are part of the nation’s historical record. Mary Hutchison selected and captioned 100 images for this beautifully presented hardback book. 2000, 120pp, ISBN 0 642 34429 9 $24.95 SPECIALS – Great value for these hardcover books Canberra following Griffin: A Design History of Australia’s National Capital – Paul Reid In this heavily illustrated book, noted Griffin scholar Paul Reid explores in depth the fate of Walter Burley Griffin’s design for the national capital. Canberra following Griffin reveals for the first time why Griffin’s grand capital of symbols was never fully realised. It is one of the few comprehensive architectural histories of a planned city. 2002, 392pp, ISBN 0 642 34447 7 Regular price $90.00 NOW ONLY $75.00 An Anthropologist in Papua: The Photography of FE Williams, 1922–39 – M ichael W Young and Julia Clark This beautifully presented hard cover book features the work and photography of FE Williams, Gover nment Anthropologist in Papua from 1922 to 1939. It includes 230 black and white photographs, 9 maps and a substantial essay by anthropologist Michael W Young and historian/curator Julia Clark. 2001, 314pp, ISBN 1 86333 200 6 Regular price $69.95 NOW ONLY $60.00 The Life and Death of Harold Holt $35.00 Russian Anzacs in Australian History $34.95 Chinese–Australian Journeys: Records on Travel, Migration and Settlement, 1860–1975 $10.00 Allies, Enemies and Trading Partners: Records on Australia and the Japanese $24.95 Finding Families: The Guide to the National Archives of Australia for Genealogists $34.95 Developing Images: Mildenhall’s Photographs of Early Canberra $24.95 Canberra following Griffin: A Design History of Australia’s National Capital $75.00 An Anthropologist in Papua: The Photography of FE Williams, 1922–39 $60.00 Total amount Name Address Postcode Cheque or money order enclosed for $ (payable to National Archives of Australia) Debit my: Bankcard Mastercard Visa American Express for $ Card Number Expires / Cardholder’s Name Signature Publication Sales National Archives of Australia PO Box 7425 Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610 Tel: (02) 6212 3609 Fax: (02) 6212 3914 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.naa.gov.au ORDER FORM