Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia – ATKINSON-PHILLIPS (PHR)

ATKINSON-PHILLIPS, Alison. Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia. Crawley: University of Western Australia Publishing, 2019. 338p. Resenha de: SWAIN, Shurlee. Public History Review, v.27, 2020. As debate rages about memorials from the past Alison Atkinson-Phillips’ monograph, Survivor Memorials, is particularly timely. However, its focus is not on the past, but on a recent…

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Ética prática – SINGER (C)

SINGER, Peter. Ética prática. Trad. de Jefferson Luiz Camargo. 3. ed. São Paulo: M. Fontes, 2012. Resenha de: LEITE, William Wiltonn. Conjectura, Caxias do Sul, v. 19, n. 3, p. 229-232, set/dez, 2014. O livro Ética prática está composto de um prefácio, 12 capítulos e um apêndice. Peter Singer, filósofo utilitarista nascido na Austrália, atualmente…

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Imperialismo ecológico: a expansão biológica da Europa, 900-1900 – CROSBY (AN)

CROSBY, Alfred W. Imperialismo ecológico: a expansão biológica da Europa, 900-1900. Tradução: José Augusto Ribeiro, Carlos Afonso Malferrari. São Paulo: Companhia da Letras, 2011. Resenha de: VENCATTO, Rudy Nick. .Anos 90, Porto Alegre, v. 20, n. 37, p. 331-338, jul. 2013. As questões socioambientais ganharam um grande impulso nas discussões acadêmicas, principalmente no final do…

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The Historian’s conscience: Australian Historians on the Ethics of History – MACINTYRE (PHR)

MACINTYRE, Stuart. The Historian’s conscience: Australian Historians on the Ethics of History. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2004. 166p. Resenha de: ARROW, Michelle. Public History Review, v.14, 2007. Working in television making historical programs throughout 2004, my ‘historian’s conscience’ was occasionally troubled and tested by decisions we had to make about the stories we told. Mostly,…

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Expressions of Mercy: Brisbane’s Mater Hospitals 1906-2006 – GREGORY; The Royal. A Castle Grand, a Purpose Noble. A History of The Royal Newcastle Hospital 1817-2005 – MARSDEN; HUNTER; A Proffesion’s Pathway: Nursing at St. Vincent’s since 1893 – SHEEHAN; JENNINGS (PHR)

GREGORY, Helen. Expressions of Mercy: Brisbane’s Mater Hospitals 1906-2006. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 2006. 279p. MARSDEN, Susan;  HUNTER, Cynthia. The Royal. A Castle Grand, a Purpose Noble. A History of The Royal Newcastle Hospital 1817-2005. Newcastle: Hunter New England Area Healt Service, 2005. 250p.; SHEEHAN, Mary; JENNINGS, Sonia. A Proffesion’s Pathway: Nursing at St.…

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Canada’s Founding Debates – AJZENSTAT et al (CSS)

AJZENSTAT, Janet; ROMNEY, Paul; GENTLES, Ian; GAIRDNER, William D. Editors. Canada’s Founding Debates. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. 380p. Resenha de: LeVOS, Ernest. Canadian Social Studies, v.39, n.2, p., 2005. Here is a book that will interest Canadianists, and those high school and university students interested in constitutional and political developments. Students wanting to…

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