Book of the Month July 2019: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere 

Our July ‘Book of the Month’ is Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay. This book will revolutionise the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football and cricket in the second half of the nineteenth century. Exploring the emergence and the suppression of their sporting talent, … Continue reading Book of the Month July 2019: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere 

Book of the Month – October 2018

Our October Book of the Month is Reflections on Contemporary Values, Beliefs and Behaviours: The Adventures of an Enquiring Mind by Prasanna Gautam. In a previous life, Prasanna Gautam was a distinguished physician and teacher of medicine at the University Group of Hospitals in Aberdeen, Scotland. Now he is pursuing his lifelong interests in Aryan … Continue reading Book of the Month – October 2018

Book of the Month – September 2018

Our September Book of the Month is Le Corbusier, the Dishonest Architect by Malcolm Millais. Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (1887-1965), better known as Le Corbusier, is widely considered one of the fathers of modern architecture. No less than seventeen of his constructions have UNESCO World Heritage Site status, and his name is now synonymous with the beginning … Continue reading Book of the Month – September 2018

Book of the Month – August 2018

Our August Book of the Month is Intercultural Geopoetics in Kenneth White's Open World by Mohammed Hashas. Geopoetics is a movement and creative project concerned with reconnecting human beings to the natural world and reinvigorating our understanding of the spaces and places in which we dwell. Largely associated with the Scottish poet Kenneth White and … Continue reading Book of the Month – August 2018

Book of the Month – July 2018

Our July Book of the Month is Daughters of the Nile: Egyptian Women Changing Their World, edited by Samia I. Spencer. We hear much about Egyptian queens and princesses in popular culture. From the glistening figure of Cleopatra, whose legacy survives in countless forms of contemporary art, theatre, and literature, to the goddess Isis, worshipped … Continue reading Book of the Month – July 2018