UQ ePress Pacific Studies series, Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975.

Edited by Ceridwen Spark (ANU), Seumas Spark (Monash) and Christina Twomey (Monash), Australians in Papua New Guinea, provides a history of the late Australian years in Papua New Guinea through the eyes of thirteen Australian and four Papua New Guineans.  The book presents the experiences of Australians who went to work in PNG over several decades before the 1970s many of whom made substantial contributions in the fields of governance, medicine and education.

This extraordinary collection of written reminiscences and interviews combines the rich and varied perspectives of men and women who were pioneers in this important Pacific nation’s path to independence.

Available 1 July 2014 at www.uqp.com.au and in book stores.

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