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NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2002

Christmas Brunch Sunday 24 November

RECENT PUBLICATIONS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH: 24 NOVEMBER 2002

The Society's annual, and always most enjoyable, Christmas brunch takes place on Sunday 24 November 2002 from 10.30 AM at YOTS restaurant, Cullen Bay.

An a la carte menu will be available and payments will be made to the restaurant following the meal. Please send by post the names of those attending by Monday 18 November 2002.

END OF YEAR RECESS

The Society is in recess during December and January with a resumption of normal activities in February.

An exciting program of activities is planned for 2003.

The Society Council wishes all members a very happy Christmas and New Year.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations go to Dr Craig Wilcox, a Society member, on his beautifully produced and well written recent book Australia's Boer War: The War in South Africa 1899-1902, published by Oxford University Press and commissioned by the Australian War Memorial.

Also to be congratulated is Bev Phelts, the Society's Honorary Treasurer, on her election as Honorary Treasurer of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies.

Peggy Brock and Jacqueline Van Gent, 'Generational Religious Change among the Arrernte at Hermannsburg, Central Australia', in Australian Historical Studies, 33 (120), 2002.

George Windsor Earl, Enterprise in Tropical Australia, First published in 1846, with an introduction by R.H.W. Reece, Northern Territory University Press, Darwin, 2002, ISBN 18676248793 (available from NTU Bookshop, Darwin).

Clayton Fredericksen, 'Caring for History: Tiwi and Archaeological Narratives at Fort Dundas/Punata, Melville Island, Australia' in World Archaeology, 34 (2), 2002.

Brigid Hains, 'The Ice and the Inland: Mawson, Flynn, and the Myth of the Frontier', Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, ISBN 0522850367.

Barry Hill, 'Broken Song: T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal Possession', Knopf, Sydney, 2002, ISBN 1740510658.

K.S. Inglis, 'The Stuart Case', Revised Edition, Black Inc., Melbourne, 2002, ISBN 1863952438.

Russell McGregor, '"Breed out the Colour" or the Importance of Being White', in Australian Historical Studies, 33 (120), 2002.

Andrew McWilliam, 'Re-figuring Bradshaw: Art, Place and Landscape in the Victoria River District', in Australian Aboriginal Studies, 1, 2002.

Robert Rayner, Darwin Detachment: A Military and Social History, Rudder Press, Wollongong, 2002, ISBN 0957810318.

Tim Rowse, Indigenous Futures: Choice and Development for Aboriginal and Islander Australia, UNSW Press, Sydney, 2002, ISBN 0868406058.

Nonie Sharp, 'Saltwater People: Waves of Memory', Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2002, ISBN 1865087297.


NEWSLETTER October 2002

'White Gloves' Tour: 12 October 2002

NEXT LECTURE: 30 October 2002

The Northern Territory Library is organising a special 'White Gloves' tour for Society members commencing in the Library at 2.00pm on Saturday 12 October 2002. Participants will have the opportunity to examine selected items from the Library's fascinating Special Collections under the guidance of Library staff. Previous tours during Australian Library and Information Week this year attracted considerable interest.

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH: 24 NOVEMBER 2002

The next newsletter contains details of the Society's annual Christmas brunch, always a most enjoyable occasion.

APOLOGY AND CORRECTION

Billie Pitscheneder’s name was incorrectly spelt in the July newsletter.

The final lecture in the 'Year of the Outback' series takes place in the theatre, Museum and Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 30 October 2002. Emeritus Professor Alan Powell, the Northern Territory’s most distinguished historian, talks about the Second World War in the Northern Territory with a focus on the bombing of Darwin. Refreshments will, as usual, follow the lecture.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY

L F S Browne, 'The Queensland Gentleman: RMSS Gothenberg's Mystery Passenger', in Linden Salter (ed), Dymocks Northern Territory Literary Awards 2002, Northern Territory Literary Awards Committee, Darwin, 2002, ISBN 0 7245 4465 8

Nicholas Jose, Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2002, ISBN 1 7406 4069 1.

Andrew McMillan, Catalina Dreaming: Rescues, Exciting Missions and Other Stories about the Famous Australian Flying Boats of WWII, Duffy & Snellgrove, Sydney, 2002, ISBN 1 876631 28 7.


NEWSLETTER September 2002

ANNUAL PATRON’S DINNER: 18 SEPTEMBER 2002

NEXT LECTURE: 30 October 2002

As advised in the last newsletter, this takes place on Wednesday 18 September 2002 from 6.30 PM in the Karawa Restaurant, Palmerston Campus, Northern Territory University.

The speaker, who will talk before dinner, is Creed Lovegrove, a very distinguished Territorian with extensive experience in Aboriginal affairs. His topic is ‘No Dying Pillow’.

The cost is $14.50 a head for a Chinese buffet. Drinks can be purchased separately from the bar. It is also planned to present Honorary Life Membership certificates at the dinner.

Please, if you have not already done so, send the following information to the Historical Society with your payment by 10 September 2002:

  • Name/Names
  • Contact email address or telephone number

'WHITE GLOVES' TOUR: 12 OCTOBER 2002

The Northern Territory Library is organising a special 'White Gloves' tour for Society members commencing in the Library at 2.00 PM on Saturday 12 October 2002.

Participants will have the opportunity to examine selected items from the Library's fascinating Special Collections under the guidance of Library staff. Previous tours during Australian Library and Information Week this year attracted considerable interest.

The final lecture in the 'Year of the Outback' series takes place in the theatre, Museum and Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 30 October 2002.

Emeritus Professor Alan Powell, the Northern Territory's most distinguished historian, talks about the Second World War in the Northern Territory.

Refreshments will, as usual, follow the lecture.


NEWSLETTER August 2002

ANNUAL PATRON’S DINNER: 18 SEPTEMBER 2002

NEXT LECTURE: 28 AUGUST 2002

As advised in the last newsletter, this takes place on Wednesday 18 September 2002 from 6.30 PM in the Karawa Restaurant, Palmerston Campus, Northern Territory University.

The speaker, who will talk before dinner, is Creed Lovegrove, a very distinguished Territorian with extensive experience in Aboriginal affairs. His topic is ‘No Dying Pillow’.

The cost is $14.50 a head for a Chinese buffet. Drinks can be purchased separately from the bar. It is also planned to present Honorary Life Membership certificates at the dinner.

Please, if you have not already done so, inform the Hisorical Society if you are attending the dinner.

Patron’s Dinner Name/Names

Contact email address or telephone number

PLEASE RETURN TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WITH AN APPROPRIATE PAYMENT TO THE SOCIETY OF $14.50 A HEAD BY 10 SEPTEMBER 2002.


AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION Professor David Carment, the Society’s Honorary Secretary, was recently elected President of the Australian Historical Association.

The Association has about 500 members, most of who are academic and professional historians. It represents historians on numerous national bodies organises conferences, publishes a journal and offers prizes Its secretariat is at Macquarie University in Sydney..

The next lecture in the Society’s ‘Year of the Outback’ series is from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 28 August 2002 in the theatre, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point, Darwin.

Pearl Ogden, a very well known Territory historian, discusses the history of horse racing in the Territory. Refreshments, as usual, follow the lecture.


RECENT PULICATIONS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY

Anita Angel, ‘Art of the Insider: Northern Territory "Gaol Art" in the Late Nineteenth Century’, in Melbourne Historical Journal, 30, 2002. Journal of Northern Territory History, 13, 2002 (copies sent to all Society members).

Lesley Mearns & Leith Barter (eds), Progressing Backwards: The Northern Territory in 1901, Historical Society of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 2002, ISBN 1876450428 (to be launched by the Administrator of the Northern Territory on 30 July 2002).

Pearl Ogden, They’re Off! Horseracing in the North, The author, Darwin, 2002, ISBN 095872321


NEWSLETTER July 2002

FIELD TRIP Tennant Creek Region - July 25- 28

NEXT LECTURE: 28 AUGUST 2002

As reported in the previous newsletter, the Society's annual field trip, being organised by David Carment and Sue Harlow, takes participants 'Down the Track' to the historic and fascinating Tennant Creek region.

Travel is in private vehicles and those involved will need to bring with them all they require to camp out for three nights.

David, who is the author of many publications on Tennant Creek's history, will provide each participant with a complete information pack. A brief itinerary follows.

Thursday 25 July. Depart Darwin. Travel independently to Newcastle Waters. Suggested stops include Frank's teashop and the museum at Larrimah and the hangar at Daly Waters. Meet at Newcastle Waters at 2.30 PM. Inspect historic precinct there. Drive to Banka Banka Station to camp overnight.

Friday 26 July (public holiday in Darwin). Depart at 8.30 AM. Drive to Tennant Creek Overland Telegraph Station. Then visit Battery Hill Mining Centre and participate in at least one tour there. Visit nearby Bill Allen Lookout and have lunch and optional swim at Mary Ann Dam. In afternoon visit historic buildings, including AIM Hostel, Catholic Church of Christ the King and, if open, National Trust museum, before driving to Devil's Marbles Conservation Reserve to camp overnight.

Saturday 27 July. Morning walk at Devil's Marbles, a spectacular place and an important Aboriginal sacred site. Depart at 11 AM. Drive to Tennant Creek with stop at Bonney Well for lunch at Devil's Pebbles. Drive to Banka Banka with stops at John Flynn Memorial and Attack Creek Historical Reserve. Camp overnight at Banka Banka.

Sunday 28 July. Return to Darwin.

If you have not already done so, please post the following information to the Historical Society at the address above by MONDAY JULY 15:

  • Name/Names of participants
  • Contact email address or telephone number
  • Do you need transport?
  • Can you provide transport for other participants? If so, how many?

The next lecture in the Society's 'Year of the Outback' series is from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 28 August 2002 in the theatre, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point, Darwin. Pearl Ogden, a very well known Territory historian, discusses the history of horse racing in the Territory. Refreshments, as usual, follow the lecture.


ANNUAL PATRON'S DINNER: 18 SEPTEMBER

This takes place on Wednesday 18 September 2002 from 6.30 PM in the Karawa Restaurant, Palmerston Campus, Northern Territory University.

The speaker, who will talk before dinner, is Creed Lovegrove, a very distinguished Territorian with extensive experience in Aboriginal affairs. His topic is 'No Dying Pillow'. The cost is $14.50 a head for a Chinese buffet. Drinks can be purchased separately from the bar.

It is also planned to present Honorary Life Membership certificates at the dinner.

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE DINNER PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME/S AND CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS OR TELEPHONE NUMBER TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY WITH AN APPROPRIATE PAYMENT TO THE SOCIETY OF $14.50 A HEAD BY 10 SEPTEMBER 2002


HONOURS

Congratulations go to Dr Bill Wilson, a former President of the Historical Society and who continues as a very active member, for the recent award to him of an Order of Australia Medal. Congratulations also go to Lesley Mearns, who has been made an Honorary Life Member of the Historical Society for her outstanding services to it over many years.


BEQUESTS

The late Ruth Webster, a longstanding and very active Society member, bequeathed the sum of $500 to the Society. The Council is considering an appropriate way of using this money.

Another member who recently died, Billie Pitscheneder, has also left the Society some material.

OFFICE AND ARCHIVES

The Society's office and archives are open to members and friends from 1.00 PM until 4.00 PM each Tuesday afternoon. The location is the Northern Territory Archives, Cavenagh Street, Darwin, second floor, telephone 89418300.

Visitors may wish to read some of the very interesting periodicals recently received from other societies and organisations, including publications from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the Royal Australian Historical Society, the Federation of Australian Historical Societies, Placenames Australia and the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. There is a fascinating array of other materials.

RECENT PULICATIONS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY

  • Shirley Brown, 'Legends of the Red Heart', Central Queensland University Press, Rockhampton, 2002, ISBN 1876780118
  • Bobbie Buchanan, 'Keep the Branding Iron Hot: The Pat Underwood Story', Central Queensland University Press, Rockhampton, 2002, ISBN 1876780142
  • John Morris, 'The Tiwi and the British: An Ill-Fated Outpost', in Aboriginal History, 25, 2001
  • Steve Mullins, 'Australian Pearl-Shellers in the Mollucas: Confrontation and Compromise on a Maritime Frontier', in The Great Circle, 23 (2), 2001
  • Judy Robinson, 'The Ragged Thirteen: Stories of Australia's Northern Frontier in the 1880s', Central Queensland University Press, Rockhampton, 2002, ISBN 1876780134

New Publication


NEWSLETTER June 2002

EXCURSION: 8 JUNE 2002

Cont/,,,FIELD TRIP: 25 TO 28 JULY 2002

As advised in the last newsletter, the first Society excursion for the year is on Saturday 8 June 2002. It is to Daly River and is being expertly organised by Brian Reid and Yvonne Forrest.

Participants meet at 10.00 AM at the Daly River Pub near the crossing. They will need to allow three hours to drive from Darwin and bring all they need for a picnic lunch. Morning activities include visits to the church, the art gallery, the old police station, the Jesuit mission ruins and, possibly, the Mango Farm. Lunch is at a beautiful spot near the river. The afternoon is devoted to exploring the historic and very attractive farms area.

Participants can return to Darwin in the late afternoon or camp out that evening. Please, if you have not already done so, complete and return the form below if you are joining the excursion.

Please send the following information: Daly River Excursion Names/Names of participants. Contact email address or telephone number. Do you need transport? Can you provide transport for other participants? If so, how many? Are you interested in camping out overnight? PLEASE RETURN TO THE SOCIETY AT ITS POSTAL ADDRESS BY MONDAY 3 JUNE 2002.

FIELD TRIP: 25 TO 28 JULY 2002

The Society's annual field trip, being organised by David Carment and Sue Harlow, takes participants 'down the Track' to the historic and fascinating Tennant Creek region.

Travel is in private vehicles and those involved will need to bring with them all they require to camp out for three nights. David, who is the author of many publications on Tennant Creek's history, will provide each participant with a complete information pack. A brief itinerary follows.

Thursday 25 July. Depart Darwin. Travel independently to Newcastle Waters. Suggested stops include Fran’s teashop and the museum at Larrimah and the hangar at Daly Waters. Meet at Newcastle Waters at 2.30 PM. Inspect historic precinct there. Drive to Banka Banka Station to camp overnight.

Friday 26 July (public holiday in Darwin). Depart at 8.30 AM. Drive to Tennant Creek Overland Telegraph Station. Then visit Battery Hill Mining Centre and participate in at least one tour there. Visit nearby Bill Allen Lookout and have lunch and optional swim at Mary Ann Dam. In afternoon visit historic buildings, including AIM Hostel, Catholic Church of Christ the King and, if open, National Trust museum, before driving to Devil's Marbles Conservation Reserve to camp overnight.

Saturday 27 July. Morning walk at Devil's Marbles, a spectacular place and an important Aboriginal sacred site. Depart at 11 AM. Drive to Tennant Creek with stop at Bonney Well for lunch at Devil's Pebbles. Drive to Banka Banka with stops at John Flynn Memorial and Attack Creek Historical Reserve. Camp overnight at Banka Banka.

Sunday 28 July. Return to Darwin. Please complete and return the form below if you wish to take part in the field trip.

BOOKINGS

PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE SOCIETY BY MONDAY 15 JULY 2002.

  • Name/Names of participants
  • Contact email address or telephone number.
  • Do you need transport?
  • Can you provide transport for other participants? If so, how many?

RECENT PUBLICATIONS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY

  • Warwick Anderson, 'The Cultivation of Whiteness: Science, Health and Racial Destiny in Australia', Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002.
  • David Carment, 'Making Museum History in Australia's Northern Territory',
  • Mickey Dewar, 'If I was Writing my Own History I'd be a Hero ... A Response to Professor David Carment on Making Museum History at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory' and Margaret Anderson. 'Oh What a Tangled Web ,,, Politics, History and Museums', Australian Historical Studies, 33 (119), 2002.
  • David Carment, 'The Northern Territory's Past: Public History, Public Memory and Cultural Heritage Tourism' and Alistair Heatley, 'The Rise and Fall of Statehood for the Northern Territory', in Xavier Pons (ed), Departures: How Australia Reinvents Itself, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002.
  • David Carment and Bill Wilson, 'Political Chronicle: Northern Territory, July to December 2001', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 48 (2), 2002.
  • Clayton Fredericksen, 'Confinement by Isolation: Convict Mechanics and Labour at Fort Dundas, Melville Island', Australasian Historical Archaeology, 19, 2001.
  • Minoru Hokari, 'Localised History: Dangerous Histories from the Gurindji Countr', Locality, Autumn 2002.
  • Dean Jaensch, 'The Northern Territory Election of 18 August 2001', Australian Journal of Political Science, 37 (1), 2002.
  • 'Tracking the Dragon: A Guide to Finding and Assessing Chinese Australian Heritage Places', Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra, 2002.

NEWSLETTER MAY 2002

NEXT LECTURE - 29 MAy 2002

EXCURSION: 8 JUNE

The next lecture in the Society’s ‘Year of the Outback’ series takes place from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 29 May 2002 in the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point. The speaker is Sue Harlow, a very well known Northern Territory historian who is the Regional Museums Support Officer at the Museum and Art Gallery. She speaks about aspects of her work with the Territory’s ‘Outback’ museums. Refreshments will, as usual, follow the lecture

Program for 2002

We have almost finalised the program for 2002 and you can see the details on the Events page.

NEW HONORARY LIFE MEMBER

Dr Suzanne Parry has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Society for her outstanding services, particularly as President and General Editor.

This is highest honour the Society can bestow. A suitable presentation will be made later in the year.

The first Society excursion for the year is on Saturday 8 June 2002. It is to Daly River and is being expertly organised by Brian Reid and Yvonne Forrest.

Participants meet at 10AM at the Daly River Pub near the crossing. They will need to allow three hours to drive from Darwin and bring all they need for a picnic lunch. Morning activities include visits to the church, the art gallery, the old police station, the Jesuit mission ruins and, possibly, the Mango Farm.

Lunch is at a beautiful spot near the river. The afternoon is devoted to exploring the historic and very attractive farms area.

Participants can return to Darwin in the late afternoon or camp out that evening.

If you are joining the excursion please phone or send a letter to the Historical Society by Monday June 3 2002 with the following details:

  • Names/Names of participants
  • Contact email address or telephone number
  • Do you need transport?
  • Can you provide transport for other participants? If so, how many?
  • Are you interested in camping out overnight?

NEWSLETTER APRIL 2002

NEXT LECTURE - Wednesday 24 April 2002

ANNUAL PROGRAM

On Wednesday 24 April 2002, from 8.00 PM in the theatre, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bev Phelts speaks on the history of the water supply at the Arltunga goldfield. The Society’s Honorary Treasurer, Bev is completing a doctoral thesis at the Northern Territory University on the history of water resources in the Northern Territory. Refreshments will, as usual, follow the lecture.

Details of this are still being finalised and it is hoped to have a full schedule in the next newsletter. The excursion to Daly River is on 8 June 2002 and the field trip to Tennant Creek is from 26 to 29 July 2002.

SEMINAR

From 3.00 PM on Tuesday 16 April 2002 in room 22.10, Casuarina Campus, Northern Territory University, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton presents a seminar about the problems and opportunities he faces in writing the biography of Sir Paul Hasluck. One of Australia’s most eminent historians, Professor Bolton is an entertaining and stimulating speaker. Society members and their friends are welcome to attend.

NEW COUNCIL
NORTHERN TERRITORY HISTORY GRANTS

The recent Annual General Meeting elected a new Council for 2002-2003. Its membership follows. President – Dr Brian Reid Vice-President – Emeritus Professor Alan Powell Honorary Secretary – Professor David Carment Honorary Treasurer – Ms Bev Phelts Council – Ms Judy Boland, Ms Nina Cameron (Publications Officer), Ms Margaret Clinch, Mr Michael Evans, Ms Yvonne Forrest (Archivist), Ms Kay Goon, Ms Janie Mason, Ms Carmel Sellwood. A special welcome goes to Michael, Janie and Carmel, who are new the Council. Anita Angel and Sue Harlow did not seek re-election.

The Annual General Meeting thanked both for their exemplary services. After twelve years of outstanding work, the General Editor of the Society’s publications, Dr Suzanne Parry, has indicated that she wishes to resign from the position.

The Council will discuss with her the necessary steps to find a suitable successor.

The Northern Territory History Grants Program was established by the Northern Territory Government in 1978. It is designed to encourage research about the Territory’s history. The allocation for 2002 is $50,000. Single grants will range from $500 to $5000. Applications are invited from individuals or groups to take up grants after July 2002.

The closing date for applications is 3 May 2002. For further information and application forms, please contact:

the Executive Officer, NT History Grants Committee c/- NT Archives Service, GPO Box 874, Darwin NT 0801

Phone: 08-89247677

email nt.archives@nt.gov.au.

NEW PUBLICATIONS

The following new publications all make important contributions to Northern Territory History.

Anita Angel, ‘Northern Exposure: The Northern Territory Artists’ Camps 1980-1991’, in Art in Australia, vol 39, no 3, 2002.

Judy Campbell, 'Invisible Invaders: Smallpox and Other Diseases in Aboriginal Australia 1780-1880', Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002.

Sue Harlow, ‘The Men and Women of the Tim Mining Community of Maranboy, Northern Territory’, in Patrick Bertola and Karen Miller (eds), Proceedings of the Australian Mining History Conferences 1997-2000, AMHA, Crawley, 2001.

PA Howell, South Australia and Federation, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2002.

Wilfrid Prest (ed), The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2001.

Saltwater People: Larrakia Stories from Around Darwin, Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation, Casuarina, 2002.


NEWSLETTER February 2002

NEXT LECTURE - Wednesday 27 February 2002

SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOMBING OF DARWIN

The Society's first activity for the year is a lecture from 8.00 PM on Wednesday 27 February 2002. It takes place at the theatre, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Fannie Bay.

Professor David Carment and Dr Bill Wilson, historians at Northern Territory University and active Society members, will discuss the 2001 Northern Territory election. Refreshments are, as usual, being served following the lecture.

A series of public events are to commemorate this important anniversary. They include a church service in Darwin on 17 February and commemorative services on 19 and 20 February 2002 in Darwin and Adelaide River.

For more information see advertisements in the Northern Territory News or contact Maxine Downey at Darwin City Council on 89822670

ACTIVITIES FOR 2002

The Society Council is planning its 2002 program. Please send any suggestions regarding excursions, field trips, lectures, social events and other activities to the Honorary Secretary at the postal address above or David.Carment@ntu.edu.au.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Society’s Annual General Meeting takes place on the evening of Wednesday 27 March 2002. Further details will be in the March newsletter but you may care to note the date in your diary.

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Julie Marcus, 'The Indomitable Miss Pink: A Life in Anthropology', UNSW Press, Sydney, 2000, ISBN 0868405477.

WR (Bill Wilson) (Society member), 'A Force Apart? A History of the Northern Territory Police Force 1870-1926', Pecock Academic Press, Sydney, Hong Kong & London, 2000, ISBN 095799740X.