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Truganini: Journey through the apocalypse

Cassandra Pybus

Cassandra Pybus's ancestors told a story of an old Aboriginal woman who would wander across their farm on Bruny Island, in south-east Tasmania, in the 1850s and 1860s. As a child, Cassandra didn't know this woman was Truganini,...

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Truganini: Journey through the apocalypse
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Truganini: Journey through the apocalypse

Cassandra Pybus

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Black Founders: The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers
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Black Founders: The Unknown Story of Australia’s First Black Settlers

Cassandra Pybus

Reveals that black convicts were among our first fleet settlers - a fact which complicates our understanding of race relations in early colonial Australia. This work includes the runaway Black Caesar , who became our first...

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Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty
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Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty

Cassandra Pybus

This alternative narrative of freedom fought for and won traces the stories of dozens of individuals--including Harry, one of George Washington's slaves--who left America and forged difficult new lives in far-flung corners of the...

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Till Apples Grow on an Orange Tree
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Till Apples Grow on an Orange Tree

Cassandra Pybus

More than just another trip back to the permissive past, this unusually honest memoir is both feminist and funny, as the author remembers her life in bohemian '60s Sydney and countercultural San Fransisco.

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The Devil & James McAuley
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The Devil & James McAuley

Cassandra Pybus

Follows McAuley's life from his student days at Sydney Uni through the war years, his conversion to Catholicism, his anticommunist activities during the Cold War period, and his editorship of Quadrant , with revelations about CIA...

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Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World
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Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World

Emma Christopher, Cassandra Pybus, Marcus Rediker

Presents a perspective on the history of forced migration over 3 centuries and illuminates the centrality of movements of people in making of this world. This book traces the history of slaves, indentured servants, transported...

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American Citizens, British Slaves
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American Citizens, British Slaves

Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Cassandra Pybus

This work tells the strange story of almost a hundred United States citizens who were transported to Van Diemen's land in 1839-40. These exiles endured years of harsh treatment before they were eventually pardoned. Not being...

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Enterprising Women: Gender, Race, and Power in the Revolutionary Atlantic
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Enterprising Women: Gender, Race, and Power in the Revolutionary Atlantic

Kit Candlin, Cassandra Pybus

These recovered histories of entrepreneurial women of color from the colonial Caribbean illustrate an environment in which upward social mobility for freedpeople was possible. Through determination and extensive commercial and...

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