Kin A Real People's History of Our Nation


Kin is the story of European settlement in Australia, told through the stories of the real people who made Australia's history what it is.

When author and historian Nick Brodie traced his own family tree, he began to see the pattern of European settlement in Australia. As he learnt about the generations of his family, Nick uncovered the social and cultural contexts and historic circumstances that shaped his ancestors: the Irish, the convicts, the early settlers, Cobb & Co coachmen, the men from Snowy River, the Boer war, Galipolli, the Depression and the second world war. His quest is full of suspense, frustrations and red herrings, and makes a gripping story.

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ISBN:

9781742708621

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

540g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 July 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nick Brodie

Nick Brodie is a professional history nerd. He has a doctorate in late medieval vagrancy, worked as a field archaeologist, taught at university for a decade, and now writes a growing suite of acclaimed popular histories. Nick loves mysteries, lateral thinking, and books that are erudite and accessible. Covering the broad sweep of Australian history in 1787: The Lost Chapters of Australia's Beginnings and Kin: A Real People's