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Merv the World’s Largest Oyster: The Merimbula Oyster Festival Monument by Gary W. Selman

The Merimbula Oyster Festival Monument commemorates not only oyster farming and the Oyster Festivals held in recognition of that important local industry, but also commemorates an important era in the local history of Merimbula on the far south coast of New South Wales, Australia. Unfortunately, the monument’s function of enabling us to always recall and …

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A Far Off Land: Australian Football and the Birth of a Nation by John Devaney

Australian football match reviews and player profiles in the context of world and Australian historical events and developments during the first quarter of the twentieth century. The book concentrates especially on football in its heartland of Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania. Available on Amazon Barnes & Noble   Connect with author on Twitter: …

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The Yanks are Coming Over There: Anglo-Saxonism and American Involvement in the First World War by Dino Buenviaje

World War I was a global cataclysm that toppled centuries-old dynasties and launched “the American century.” Yet at the outset few Americans saw any reason to get involved in yet another conflict among the crowned heads of Europe. Despite its declared neutrality, the U.S. government gradually became more sympathetic with the Allies, until President Woodrow …

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