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  • Autobiographical note and selected bibliography 

    Richardson, W A R (2013-06-28)
    William Arthur Ridley (Bill) Richardson, BA (Oxon), Dip.Ed. (Oxon), PhD (Flinders), was born in London 27 July 1924. After education at St John’s School, Leatherhead, Surrey (1937-42), he served in the British Army in the ...
  • The social support and service needs of Australia’s ageing Greek migrants: a pilot project 

    Newman, Lareen Ann; Tsianikas, Michael; Panagiotopoulos, Georgia; Hurley, Catherine Jane; Walker, Ruth Ballance (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2011)
    This article explores the social support and service needs of Greek-speakers in Australia who migrated as young adults mostly in the 1940s and 1950s. The article reports the findings of a pilot research project initiated ...
  • The social support and service needs of Australia’s ageing Greek migrants: a literature review. 

    Tsianikas, Michael; Hurley, Catherine Jane; Skaltsas, Mary; Newman, Lareen Ann; Walker, Ruth Ballance (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2011)
    This paper presents the results of a literature review undertaken to shape an emerging social research program on the service and support needs of Australia’s ageing Greek migrants. In late 2009 a narrative review was ...
  • China's Confucius Institute Project: language and soft power in world politics 

    Gil, Jeffrey Allan (Common Ground, 2009)
    The Chinese language is an important source of soft power, and China conducts various activities to promote Chinese language learning throughout the world, the main one being the establishment of Chinese language and ...
  • Dall'Australia a Caulonia : esperienze di rimpatriati calabresi nel dopoguerra 

    Rose, Daniela (Centro Studi Emigrazione, Rome, 2009)
    This article investigates the return migration experience of a group of Italian migrants from the town of Caulonia in southern Italy who, after living for a period of time in South Australia, decided to return permanently ...
  • 'Ti voglio raccontare.' Oral narratives of a migration stream from Campania (Italy) to Adelaide after the Second World War 

    Glenn, Diana Cavuoto; Costanzo, Michele (AM International Edizioni, Italy, 2007)
    This paper presents selected findings from the oral testimonies of a group of first generation Italians who were born in the region of Campania in Southern Italy and who emigrated to the city of Adelaide, in South Australia, ...
  • Promoting migration to Australia in France in the 1960s 

    Bouvet, Eric James (Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations, 2009)
    Like several other European countries immediately after World War 2, France was targeted by the newly created Australian Department of Immigration as a potential source of migrants. Despite limitations imposed by the French ...
  • The double danger of English as a global language 

    Gil, Jeffrey Allan (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
    Language learning in Australia has at times been a much debated and somewhat controversial topic. This paper examines the reasons why it is dangerous to view English as the 'global language'.
  • ELT today: From dilemma to professional responsibilities 

    Gil, Jeffrey Allan; Najar, Robyn Lee (The Australian Council of TESOL Associations, 2009)
    In order to develop individual and community identities in a globalising world, pedagogies of connection are compelled to move beyond a ‘method’ approach to English language teaching (ELT). A postmethod pedagogy looks to ...
  • Northampton on the Welsh Coast? Some Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Sailing Directions 

    Richardson, W A R (Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1995)
    Those fourteenth-, fifteenth- and sixteenth-century mariners who were literate almost certainly relied much more upon sailing directions than upon charts. A mere glance at some of the earliest surviving charts of areas ...
  • A Critique of Spanish and Portuguese Claims to Have Discovered Australia 

    Richardson, W A R (Investigator. Geelong Historical Society, 1995)
    Claims that the Spanish and especially the Portuguese discovered Australia before the Dutch and English have gained a good deal of credence since they were first advanced. The matter is of some interest to the Geelong area ...
  • Response to Roy Schreiber's review of "Was Australia charted before 1606?" 

    Richardson, W A R (American Historical Review, 2008)
    The author responds to a review of his book, 'Was Australia Charted before 1606?', justifying his reasoning in point form.
  • Toponymy and the History of Cartography 

    Richardson, W A R (Royal Australian Historical Society, 1992)
    Within the last few years historians of cartography have become increasingly aware of the potential value of toponymy for the elucidation of early cartographical enigmas. One of the most notorious of these is the real ...
  • Yet Another Version of the Portuguese 'Discovery' of Australia 

    Richardson, W A R (The Globe. The Australian Map Circle, 2007)
    In this article, written in response to the recent publication of a book by Peter Trickett, 'Beyond Capricorn: How Portuguese adventurers secretly discovered and charted Australia and New Zealand 150 years before Captain ...
  • Enigmatic Indian Ocean Coastlines on Early Maps and Charts 

    Richardson, W A R (The Globe. The Australian Map Circle, 1998)
    Maps by early non-Iberian cartographers tended to rely heavily on Ptolemy's hopelessly inaccurate maps, and on a literal acceptance of Marco Polo's unreliable, second-hand writings. The identification of dubious, frequently ...
  • Yet More 'Imaginography': Gavin Menzies and Peter Trickett 

    Richardson, W A R (The Skeptic, 2008)
    Recently, two more works have appeared, by Gavin Menzies and Peter Trickett, also claiming that the non-existent landmass usually known as Jave-la-Grande (Great Java) immediately south of Indonesia on the mid-16th century ...
  • 'Imaginography': Sensational Pseudo-Discoveries 

    Richardson, W A R (The Skeptic, 1999)
    The latter half of the 20th century has witnessed a veritable spate of reports in the press about the finding of historical artifacts concerning whose significance sensational claims have been made.
  • A Non-Existent Continent 

    Richardson, W A R (The Skeptic, 2001)
    Too many people today expect early maps and charts of newly discovered lands to have similar standards of accuracy. They are unaware of how incredibly inaccurate many were. Information from different sources could be ...
  • 'Imaginography': sensational pseudo-discoveries 

    Richardson, W A R (Geography Teachers' Association of South Australia, 1999)
    The latter half of the 20th century has witnessed a veritable spate of reports in the press about the finding of historical artifacts concerning whose significance sensational claims have been made.
  • The Portuguese Discovery of Australia: Fact or Fiction? 

    Richardson, W A R (National Library of Australia, 1989)
    The Dutch, under Willem Janszoon in the Duyfken, and the British, under James Cook in the Endeavour, have long been known to have reached Australia's shores in 1606 and 1770 respectively. For more than two centuries a ...

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