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As prolific publishers of Australian history, we love to dive into our past titles and uncover some hidden gems. We've collated a few to get you going.
This beautiful hardback book, strewed with the illustrations of wood engravings carved by Helen Ogilvie, is a work of art. It is a testament to a man who contributed so generously to Australian art culture.
Read the prologue to Modern Love, a double biography by Lesley Harding and Kendrah Morgan, a co-publication from MUP’s Miegunyah Press, the State Library of Victoria and the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Always an urbane place, Melbourne has emerged from the 1980s as a city with a depth of character and urban buzz.
Christina Stead’s letters, with their awkward Australian bones, their cosmopolitan sensibility and their ‘‘intelligent ferocity’’, cannot help but draw us in. Talking into the Typewriter is the second volume in the collection of her letters.
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 under History
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Sunday Reed and her Heide garden.
MUP congratulates Rebe Taylor for winning the 2017 Tasmania Book Prize with Into the Heart of Tasmania.
MUP congratulates Rebe Taylor for winning the 2017 QLD Literary Awards History Book Prize with Into the Heart of Tasmania.
Worthy recognition for Mark McKenna's studious and evocative book of Australian coastal histories
One of the extraordinary things about Into the Heart of Tasmania, is that most of the book’s original archival sources are available online for readers to freely explore.