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Updated Design for Dr Neville Buch

Thanks to the brilliance of my web designer and online marketing manager, Mr Ryan Jones, there is now a new history consultancy business in this space. Enjoy the experience of understanding history in multi-dimensional forms of the global-local nexus.

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Small Is Big

Small is Big … at the Australian Historical Association Conference on 3-4 July 2018 at the Australian National University, Acton, Canberra Dr Buch presented a paper called, “Small is Big: Scaling the Map for Brisbane Persons and Institutions 1823-2000” at the AHA...

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Nietzsche and Methods of History – Being Active

Nietzsche and Methods of History - Being Active In John Armstrong’s short book, “Life Lessons From Nietzsche”, extracts from the nineteenth century philosopher are used to provide honest consolation. Today, I found a strong sense of honest consolation in the chapter...

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Interrelation of Ideas on Consciousness and Reality

Although it is not apparent from the philosophical subject matter, this essay is a plea for historians to find the compatibility, for the writing of public history, of the personal and the social. More fashionable historiographies of memoir, oral history, biography,...

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Historical Geography Relives The MBH Project

Introducing the Mapping Brisbane History Project for the 2016 Professional Historians Australia Conference, Melbourne, Australia Google Maps and Google Earth in 2005 revived a sub-discipline that had been badly neglected in the previous couple of decades, historical...

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The Concept of Race in Writing Social History

How far would you take the concept of race in writing a social history? The problem is that the concept sits much on appearance, and, in the twist of discussing the idea of race, it is too easy to have the appearance of being racist, the stance where the racial...

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W. G. East, et la. History in a Map.

The Geographical Journal, Vol. 126, No. 1 (March, 1960), pp. 49-51. Back | Original Document The professional historians in the Brisbane Southside History Network are seeking to revive the old discipline of historical geography as a refreshed tool in local history....

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Unnamed. The Uses of State and Local History.

History News, Vol. 23, No. 12 December, 1968), pp. 233-242. Back | Original Document At the very same time that Fridley was linking local history with global history, the American Association for State and Local History, in this reading, were looking for practical...

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