Alan Atkinson & Marian Aveling, ed.
Australians 1838, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Associates, Broadway, NSW, 1987
Twenty-five contributing authors describe Australia around 1838, looking at Aborigines, families, work, markets, government, justice and other topics. The diversity of Australian history – its many strandedness – is evident even at this early stage. The illustrations are a highlight. One of the volumes in Australians: A Historical Library.