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HISTORY BOOKS TO READ

The books listed below provide valuable background reading to the early days of Australia, and illustrate the conditions under which various branches of the Mawbey family lived.

A Short History of Australia (1963) by Manning Clark, A Mentor Book, The New American Library, New York and Toronto and The New English Library Limited, London.

A History of Queensland (2007) by Raymond Evans, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne.

The Fatal Shore (1987) by Robert Hughes, Collins Harvill, Great Britain.

The Commonwealth of Thieves - The Sydney Experiment (2005), by Tom Keneally, Random House, North Sydney.