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New this June from Sydney University Press

New this June from Sydney University Press
Our new releases this month range widely in time and space, from Arnhem Land today to 19th century China to Chicago in the early 20th century. Rea...

Read an extract from Fallen among Reformers: Miles Franklin, Modernity and the New Woman

Read an extract from Fallen among Reformers: Miles Franklin, Modernity and the New Woman
In Fallen Among Reformers, Janet Lee explores Stella Miles Franklin’s New Woman writing from during the decade Franklin spent in Chicago working wi...

Read an extract from Singing Bones: Ancestral Creativity and Collaboration

Read an extract from Singing Bones: Ancestral Creativity and Collaboration
Manikay are the ancestral songs of Arnhem Land, passed down over generations and containing vital cultural knowledge. In Singing Bones, Samuel Curk...

Read an extract from Tribute and Trade: China and Global Modernity 1784–1935

Read an extract from Tribute and Trade: China and Global Modernity 1784–1935
This month, Sydney University Press publishes an important addition to our China and the West in the Modern World series.   In the 18th and 19th c...

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 5: Cotton bodice in purple print from Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, 19th century

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 5: Cotton bodice in purple print from Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, 19th century
To celebrate National Archaeology Week (17-23 May), this week we're sharing five images and the stories behind them from our archaeology books. For...

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 4: Fragments of painted plaster from robber holes near the Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 4: Fragments of painted plaster from robber holes near the Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan
To celebrate National Archaeology Week (17-23 May), this week we're sharing five images and the stories behind them from our archaeology books. For...

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 3: Baler shell from a surface artefact scatter in Nyiyaparli country, Western Australia

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 3: Baler shell from a surface artefact scatter in Nyiyaparli country, Western Australia
To celebrate National Archaeology Week (17-23 May), this week we're sharing five images, and the stories behind them, from our archaeology books. F...

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 2: Markings on the soft limestone wall of Koongine Cave, South Australia

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 2: Markings on the soft limestone wall of Koongine Cave, South Australia
To celebrate National Archaeology Week (17-23 May), this week we're sharing five images, and the stories behind them, from our archaeology books. F...

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 1: Absinthe bottle, Melbourne, c. 1870

Archaeology in 5 pictures, no. 1: Absinthe bottle, Melbourne, c. 1870
To celebrate National Archaeology Week (17-23 May), this week we're sharing five images, and the stories behind them, from our archaeology books. F...

Anzac Day reading from SUP

Anzac Day commemorations will look very different this year, as traditional gatherings are cancelled and people stay home to stop the spread of cov...

April new releases: Pilbara archaeology and neglected Anzac histories

In April we publish two exciting new books, both exploring aspects of Australia's past that resonate today. In Crafting Country, Caroline Bird and ...

Update on SUP website orders during the COVID-19 outbreak

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The Sydney University Press team are currently working from home, but continuing to work on bringing you great books. If you're interested in buying any of our titles, please note that all of our books are available in Australian and New Zealand bookshops, courtesy of our distributor NewSouth Books and ADS. They have plenty of stock, and many bookshops will deliver!