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Quiet conversations in a very noisy room

Emmett Stinson reviewed Phillip Edmond’s Tilting at Windmills in the Sydney Review of Books: ‘Quiet Conversations in a very noisy room’. ‘Rather than producing a flawless work of scholarship, Edmonds has written an actual book that—just like literary journals it analyses—would interest actual readers, rather than insiders and academics. It is compulsory for anyone who cares about contemporary Australian […]

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The University of Adelaide Press has an early Easter egg for you: our new Online Shop. Simply fill your Online Shopping Cart and proceed to the Checkout. Our mission is to make Adelaide research as easily accessible as possible — worldwide — and providing a safe and convenient way for you to buy the print […]

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200,000 Downloads

It’s official: our titles have been downloaded more than 200,000 times. Our Open Access policy ensures maximum exposure of Adelaide-based research — no matter how specialised — around the world. Our most downloaded title, Coastal Management in Australia, has been accessed over 36,000 times, closely followed by Magnesium in the Central Nervous System with over […]

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Discovery and Empire

French ships were sailing the Pacific 500 years ago, later competing with Great Britain to colonise the island nations. Download this collection of fascinating essays on the various experiences and characters driving the explorations. The PDF is free, there is a high-quality print version, and many beautiful old colour images.

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How to read a book in one hour

An excerpt from Hacking the Academy, published online by the University of Michigan’s Digital Culture Books.

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University of Adelaide Press Launch, 23 October 2009

READ John Coetzee’s speech below or download his speech as a PDF. There is a rhetorical strategy, used by prosecutors in law-courts in Roman times, which works roughly as follows. “Marcus Publius Maro is before us charged with defaulting on a debt of two hundred sesterces. Defaulting on a debt: that is the offence with which he […]

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