Australian Autobiographical Narratives Volume 2 and its partner Volume 1 provide researchers with detailed annotations of published Australian autobiographical writing. Both volumes are a rich resource of the European settlement of Australia. Theis selection concentrates on the post-gold rush period, providing portraits of 533 individuals, from amateur explorers to politicians, from pioneer settlers to sportsmen. Like Volume 1, it offers an intimate and absorbing insight into nineteenth-century Australia.
Covers the period during which the Hawaiian monarchical form of government was established and its sovereignty became recognised internationally. Also recorded is the passing of the Hawaiian Bill of Rights, and the establishment of a legislative form of government by which the voice of the people was heard for the first time. Great attention has been given to the listing of all Hawaiian government documents in the form that they appeared. Many of these were first published as broadsides; some were offprints from the government newspaper, the Polynesian.