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History

A guide to resources relevant to Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne Library

Australian history

To find books on a particular subject, try a keyword search on the library catalogue. For example:

menzies and communism

"alfred deakin"

 

You might also like to browse the library shelves at the following call numbers:

994

Australia

994.01

Early Austrailan history to 1788

994.02

Period of settlement and growth, 1788-1851

994.03

Period of development and self government, 1851-1901

994.031

Period of gold discovery and consolidation, 1851-1891

994.032

1891-1901

994.04

Period of Commonwealth, 1901-

994.041

1901-1922

994.042

1922-1945

994.05

1946-1966

994.06

1966-

994.061

1966-1972

994.062

Prime ministership of Gough Whitlam, 1972-1975

994.063

Prime ministership of Malcolm Fraser, 1975-1983

994.064

Prime ministership of Bob Hawke, 1983-1991

994.065

Prime ministership of Paul Keating, 1991-1996

994.066

1996-1999

994.07

2000-

994.071

Later part of prime ministership of John Howard, 2000-2007

The National Library of Australia's TROVE: Digitised newspapers and more is the single best resource for finding Australian news. Coverage varies, so it is important to check available dates.

TROVE includes almost every major Australian newspaper (not The Age), as well as many lesser titles. You can limit your search by title, state or date range.

For post-1954 Australian news try:

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