Kin: A Real People’s History of Our Nation

Nick Brodie

Kin: A Real People's History of Our Nation
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Kin: A Real People’s History of Our Nation

Nick Brodie

From convicts, goldminers and sailors, to highcountry horsemen, nurses and soldiers - and almost everyone in between - KIN is about generations of real people living real lives.

Join historian and archaeologist Nick Brodie as he traces his family back to their first arrivals in Australia. As their lives intersect, KIN provides a unique historical insight into Australia’s past: colonies grow and wars are fought as Nick follows his people and their children across land and sea, in their everyday occupations and through their hardships and most memorable events. Follow Nick’s journey to discover how his kinfolk lived the bigger story of the history of Australia, as their stories become both his and ours.

About the author:
Nick Brodie is a historian, archaeologist, writer and university lecturer. Born in country New South Wales, his fascination with the past dates back to when he was old enough to dig in his parents' backyard. The rusty objects and broken bottles he uncovered have since been lost, but his tenacious curiosity and a passion for exploring history remain.

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