The Dogs that Made Australia
Author : Guy Hull
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release :2018-07-01
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781460710449
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Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building our nation. The Dogs That Made Australia pays tribute to the dogs that gave their all for our prosperity: the fearless hounds that saved fledgling colonies from famine; the courageous heelers and tireless collies that powered the rise of beef and wool; the tough little home-grown terriers that protected the homestead and garden; and the extraordinary police dogs, ahead of their time, loved by the nation. The selfless exploits of our heroic dogs are writ indelibly in our nation's heritage and identity. The Dogs That Made Australia is a vivid and meticulously researched history of Australia told from the perspectives of the dingo and of the dogs that were imported and developed here, as well as the humans who loved, feared and worked them. PRAISE 'A highly readable book about Australia's dog heroes and their contribution to Australia's development. This is a book for the ages. I loved every page!' Tony Parsons, OAM, author of The Kelpie 'This should be on every school list for every primary school. It is a fantastic Australian history reference' Narelle Hammond, Secretary, Australian Cattle Dog Society of NSW

The Dogs That Made Australia: the Story of the Dogs That Brought about Australia's Transformation from Starving Colony to Modern Pastoral Power
Author : Guy Hull
Publisher :
Release :2018-06-18
Total pages :384
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1460756452
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Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building our nation. Everyoneknows Australia rode on the sheep's back. But do they know just how much those sheep depended on the dog? Working dogs made a huge contribution tothe success of the Australian wool and beef industries. Indeed, they provided the means to feed a starving colony; guard fledgling colonial agricultural enterprises; and extend a sheep and beef industry that fed the world. Never hasAustralia had a workforce that asked for so little and yet produced so much. The Dogs That Made Australia is a vividand meticulously researched history of Australia told through the story of thedingo, the dogs that were imported and bred here, and the humans who loved, feared and worked them.

Dog Days
Author : Ross Garnaut
Publisher : Black Inc.
Release :2013-11-15
Total pages :302
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781922231178
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A blueprint for the nation after the boom. Australians have just lived through a period of exceptional prosperity, but, says influential economist Ross Garnaut, the Dog Days are on their way. Are we ready for the challenges ahead? In Dog Days, Garnaut explains how we got here, what we can expect next and the tough choices we need to make to survive the new economic conditions. Are we clever enough – and our leaders courageous enough – to change what needs to be changed and preserve a fair and prosperous Australia? This is a book about the future by a leading adviser to government and business, someone with a proven record of seeing where the nation is going. Both forecast and analysis, it heralds a new era for Australia after the boom.

Urban Australia and Post-Punk
Author : David Nichols,Sophie Perillo
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release :2020-02-25
Total pages :338
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9789813297029
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Richard Lowenstein’s 1986 masterpiece Dogs in Space was and remains controversial, divisive, compelling and inspirational. Made less than a decade after the events it is based on, using many of the people involved in those events as actors, the film explored Melbourne’s ‘postpunk’ counterculture of share houses, drugs and decadence. Amongst its ensemble cast was Michael Hutchence, one of the biggest music stars of the period, in his acting debut. This book is a collection of essays exploring the place, period and legacy of Dogs in Space, by people who were there or who have been affected by this remarkable film. The writers are musicians, actors and artists and also academics in heritage, history, urban planning, gender studies, geography, performance and music. This is an invaluable resource for anyone passionate about Australian film, society, culture, history, heritage, music and art.

Wine Dogs Australia 2
Author : Craig McGill,Susan Elliott
Publisher : Wine Appreciation Guild
Release :2009-01-01
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1921336161
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Wherever good wine is made, you re likely to find a dog scouting the tasting room or winery. Wine Dogs Australia 2 features over 180 wineries across Australia and over 200 stunning photos of their loyal pooches. Along the way, the mutts and purebreds are interspersed with short essays by Greg Duncan Powell, Nick Ryan, Peter Forrestal, Matthew Jukes, Nick Stock and many more. Find out which dog boxes kangaroos, who bit Torbreck s Dave Powell and discover which winery is home to the Pointer sisters . Wine Dogs Australia 2 is a photographic journal of stunning pictures and great stories created all for the love of dogs and wine

The Lost Dog
Author : Michelle de Kretser
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release :2008-04-28
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780316032001
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Tom Loxley, an Indian-Australian professor, is less concerned with finishing his book on Henry James than with finding his dog, who is lost in the Australian bush. Joining his daily hunt is Nelly Zhang, an artist whose husband disappeared mysteriously years before Tom met her. Although Nelly helps him search for his beloved pet, Tom isn't sure if he should trust this new friend. Tom has preoccupations other than his book and Nelly and his missing dog, mainly concerning his mother, who is suffering from the various indignities of old age. He is constantly drawn from the cerebral to the primitive -- by his mother's infirmities, as well as by Nelly's attractions. The Lost Dog makes brilliant use of the conventions of suspense and atmosphere while leading us to see anew the ever-present conflicts between our bodies and our minds, the present and the past, the primal and the civilized.

Wine Dogs Australia
Author : Craig McGill,Susan Elliott
Publisher :
Release :2017-10
Total pages :200
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1921336560
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For many years, the best-selling Wine Dogs series of books have paid homage to the dogs of the wine industry.

Red Dog
Author : Louis de Bernieres
Publisher : Vintage
Release :2012-09-12
Total pages :128
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780345804952
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In 1998, Louis de Bernieres—acclaimed author of Corelli’s Mandolin—came upon a bronze statue in a town on Australia’s northwestern coast and was immediately compelled to know more about “Red Dog.” He did not have to go far: everyone for hundreds of miles in every direction seemed to have a story about Red Dog. He was a Red Cloud Kelpie, a breed of sheepdog known for its energy and cleverness. But Red Dog was a kind of ultra-Kelpie, energetic and clever enough for an entire breed in himself. Dubbed a “professional traveler” rather than a stray, Red Dog established his own transportation system, hitchhiking between far-flung towns and female dogs in cars whose engine noises he’d memorized and whose drivers he’d charmed. The call of the wild was matched by the call of the supper dish; Red Dog’s appetite was as legendary as his exploits. Everyone wanted to adopt him (one group of workers made him a member of their union), but Red Dog would be adopted by—or, more precisely, he would adopt—only one man: a bus driver whose love life quickly began to suffer and who never quite recovered from Red Dog’s relentlessly affectionate presence. Independent, clever, sly, stubborn, courageous and foolhardy, impatient with boredom and the boring, Red Dog endeared himself to (almost) everyone who crossed his path. These funny, surprising, and touching stories of his life are certain to endear him to every reader.

The Kelpie
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :2010
Total pages :704
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0670073598
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Good Dogs Don't Make It to the South Pole
Author : Hans-Olav Thyvold
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release :2020-08-18
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780062981677
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Told through the eyes of a very grumpy yet lovable mutt, a funny and touching tale of aging, death, friendship, and life that proves sometimes a dog's story is the most human of all. Tassen has always been a one-man dog. When his human companion, Major Thorkildsen, dies, Tassen and Mrs. Thorkildsen are left alone. Tassen mourns Major by eating too many treats, and Mrs. T by drinking too much. But the two unexpectedly find common ground in researching Roald Amundsen’s expedition to the South Pole led by a pack of intrepid dogs. But the quiet days Tassen and Mrs. T spend together at the library researching the explorer’s arctic adventure are disrupted by the arrival of her son and daughter in-law. Eager to move in to the Major’s spacious house, they plan to send Mrs. T to a nursing home. As he contemplates his own fate, Tassen shudders to think what might happen to him! Yet Tassen and Mrs. T aren’t about to give up. Inspired by Roald Amundsen and his dogs, this unlikely pair are ready to take on anything life throws at them. Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole is a darkly comedic and whimsical portrayal of aging and death told through a dog’s friendship with an elderly woman.