Global Theme: Independence Day 4th July

The 4th of July is US Independence Day.  Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on 4th July, 1776. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States and is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, … Continue reading Global Theme: Independence Day 4th July

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