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Reading on a Rainy Day, 1811 (Wikimedia Commons/McGill Library/George Mills)
- Sasha Grishin in the Canberra Times reviews an exhibition of works by Arthur Streeton, war artist (10 January 2018).
- The World Inequality Report 2018: latest word on one of Honest History’s special subjects (6 January 2018).
- Tom Hyland in Inside Story on a new book by Chris Masters on Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan. The book has generated controversy (15 December 2017).
- Allan Patience in Pearls and Irritations on Australia’s current confecting of hysteria about China (12 December 2017).
- Frank Bongiorno in The Conversation on some weird and wonderful Australian sex pioneers (11 December 2017).
- Tony Kevin on a recent speech by President Putin, commemorating the victims of Stalin’s excesses (8 December 2017).
- Were they all really sleepwalking? John Moses translates a German review of Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers (30 November 2017).
- Amanda Laugesen reviews The Wisdom of Oz, a book about Australian aphorisms (28 November 2017).
- Some views on the Foreign Policy White Paper, mostly from outside the main stream (27 November 2017).
- A long hard view at the geological history of Australia; Alan Collins et al in The Conversation (21 November 2017).
- Frank Bongiorno on the historical construction of knowledge, directed particularly at students and teachers (21 November 2017).
- English historian Matthew McCormack on why historians need to Tweet (20 November 2017).
- A speech by Graeme Davison on family, locality and community (19 November 2017).
- Simon Jenkins of The Guardian on the advisability of forgetting about Remembrance Day (18 November 2017).
- The War Memorial unveils a commissioned painting from the APY lands which puts a different perspective on the Memorial’s approach to defending Country (17 November 2017).
- Roland Perry’s ripping yarn about world-beater generals Monash and Chauvel is reviewed by Derek Abbott (16 November 2017).