Readers’ Stories: Tracking Australian Outlaws

Every week here at Inside History, we have the privilege of hearing dozens and dozens of wonderful stories from our readers’ family histories. These snapshots of long-gone people and bygone eras may not have made the history books, but they’re an important part of the fabric of Australian history. And they’re just too good to keep to … Read on

Bushrangers: glorified criminals, or anti-authoritarian folk heroes?

There is no denying the iconic status of bushrangers in the Australian psyche. But were they glorified criminals, or anti-authoritarian legends? In the Jul-Aug issue of Inside History, we launched our first  debate series, asking two authors who’ve researched and written widely on bushrangers — Greg Powell and Carol Baxter — for their thoughts on these iconic … Read on

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