German Presence FC 300 

 

The German Presence in Queensland
Jurgensen, Manfred & Corkhill, Alan (Eds.)
University of Queensland, 1988
135 x 220mm, 414pp incl Index, extensive Footnotes
More than 36 photos, diagrams and tables
ISBN 0 86776 246X
Available from Manfred Jurgensen
Write to PO Box 2705, New Farm Qld 4005

This collection of 23 papers was presented at a UQ Department of German symposium in August 1987. Among the fascinating range of topics, Manfred Jurgensen analysed the literary aspects of Leichhardt's journal of the Port Essington expedition, and Irmtraud Petersson compared history and fiction in a study of Leichhardt and Voss. Only 3 hardbacks (AU$35) and 2 paperbacks (AU$25) still available (Feb.2014) for sale.

 

 SUP Port-Essington study FC 200W

Port Essington: The historical archaeology of a north Australian nineteenth-century military outpost
Allen, Jim
Sydney University Press, 2008
A4 pbk, 140pp incl Bibliography and Sources
More than 110 diagrams, photos, maps and illustrations
ISBN 9781920898878
Available from Sydney University Press

A fascinating archaeological examination of the ruins of Victoria was undertaken by Jim Allen in 1966, republished as part of a series of monographs in 2008. Broad appeal as a reference book to students and practitioners of historical archaeology and to people interested in Australian colonial history.

 

Our thanks to Darrell Lewis for adding to our growing bibliography with these titles:

  •  The Mystery of Ludwig Leichhardt 
    Connell, G., Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1980

  •  Strange New World
    Chisholm, A., Sydney 1941

  •  A nomad was our guide
    Grayden, W., N.H. Holdings Publications, Perth, 2002

  • Eight Months with Dr. Leichhardt in the years 1846–1848
    ~ Mann, J.F., Turner and Henderson, Sydney, 1888

  • Leichhardt the Dauntless Explorer
    ~ Roderick, C., Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1988

  • Proud Intrepid Heart
    ~ Sprod, D. , Blubber Head Press, Hobart, 1989

  • Leichhardt’s Expeditioners in the Australian wilderness
    ~ Sprod, D., Blubberhead Press, Hobart, 2006

  • Whirlwinds in the Plain: Ludwig Leichhardt – friends, foes and history
    ~ Webster, E., Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1980

  • An Explorer at Rest: Ludwig Leichhardt’s at Port Essington and on the homeward voyage 1845-46
    ~ Webster, E.,  Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1986
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