Publications

Books

A Vision for Wine; A History of the Viticultural Society of Victoria, The Viticultural Society of Victoria, (2013)

Morris of Rutherglen: a Celebration of 150 Years, Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2009.

The Path to Professionalism: Physiotherapy in Australia to the 1980s (with Philip Bentley), Melbourne, Victoria, Australian Physiotherapy Association, 2006.

Wine from the Hills: Australia’s Pyrenees Region, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2001.

Victorian Icon: The Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne, The Exhibition Trustees with Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne 1996.

Better Than Pommard: a History of Wine in Victoria, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 1994.

Governing the Metropolis: Politics, Technology and Social Change in a Victorian City, Melbourne, 1851 – 1890, Melbourne University Press, 1984

Edited Books

Australian Studies: Reading History, Culture and Identity (with Deb Narayan Bandyopadhyay), New Delhi, World View Press, 2010.

Southern Worlds: South Africa and Australia Compared (with John Niewenhuysen), Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2010.

Australians in Britain: The Twentieth Century Experience (with Carl Bridge and Robert Crawford), Monash ePress, 2009.

Keith Dunstan (with a foreword by Barry Humphries), The Melbourne I Remember Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne 2004.

Owen Suffolk’s Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, Australian Scholarly Publishing 2000.

The Outcasts of Melbourne: Essays in Social History (with Graeme Davison and Chris McConville), Sydney, Allen & Unwin 1984.

Chapters in Books

‘Aftermath of Empire: the First Indian Cricket Tour of Australia, 1947-48’ in D. Gopal and Alan Mayne eds. Re-Imagining Australia and India: Culture and Identity, Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2014.

‘The Wine Writer – Walter James’ in Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziel eds. Telling Stories: Australian Literary Cultures, 1935-2012, Monash University Publishing, 2013.

‘”Raining Rupees”: How Australian cricketers came to embrace the subcontinent’ (with Tom Heenan) in Re-mapping the Future: History, Culture and Environment in Australia and India edited by Rae Frances and Deb Narayan Bandyopadhyay (Cambridge Scholars Press, October 2013).

‘Don Bradman:  Just a Boy from Bowral’  (with Tom Heenan) in Anthony Bateman and Jeffrey Hill eds. The Cambridge Companion to Cricket, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK (2011).

‘A drink whose time had finally come: wine consumption in Australia 1950-1980’, in Consumer Australia: Historical perspectives, eds Robert Crawford, Judith Smart, Kim Humphery, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, United Kingdom, 2010.

‘Burnt Bridges:  Australian Cricket and the Subcontinent 1888-1960′ (with Tom Heenan) in David Dunstan, Deb Narayan Bandyopadhyay, and Shibnath Banerjee eds. Australian Studies:  Reading History, Culture and Identity Worldview Publications, Delhi 2010.

‘More than just Barry, Clive and Germaine: an overview of Australians in Britain (with Carl Bridge and Robert Crawford),, in Australians in Britain: The Twentieth Century Experience, eds Carl Bridge, Robert Crawford and David Dunstan, Monash University ePress, Clayton Vic Australia, 2009.

‘We came on a holiday like you’: The Australian community press in London in the 1970s and 80s’ in Carl Bridge, Robert Crawford and David Dunstan (eds) Australians in Britain: The Twentieth Century Experience, Monash University e-Press, 2009.15.1-18.

‘The Melbourne saga’, in Melbourne Global Smart City, ed. John Keeney, ETN-COM, Sydney NSW Australia, 2009.

‘The exhibitionary complex personified: Melbourne’s nineteenth century displays and the mercurial Dr LL Smith’, Seize the Day: Exhibitions, Australia and the World edited by Kate Darian-Smith, et. al. Monash University e-press, 2008.

‘Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-81’, ‘Centennial International Exhibition, 1888-89, Melbourne’ in Encyclopedia of Worlds Fairs and Expositions edited by John Findling and Kimberley Pelle, McFarland, North Carolina, 2008.

‘Food and Drink: the appearance of a publishing subculture’ (with Annette Chaitman)  in Making Books: Contemporary Australian Publishing edited by David Carter and Anne Galligan, St Lucia, University of Queensland Press, 2007.

Bolte, Sir Henry Edward (1908–1990) Australian Dictionary of Biography vol 17, Melbourne University Press, 2007, pp. 119-124.

‘John Murray and William Watt: the Odd Couple’ and ‘Henry Bolte: the Lucky Developer’ in The Victorian Premiers edited by Brian Costar and Paul Strangio, Federation Press, Sydney 2006.

‘When Clown Hall Really was Town Hall’ (with John Young) in Seamus O’Hanlon and Tanja Luckins (eds) GO! Melbourne in the Sixties Circa Publishing Melbourne 2005.

‘Viticulture and winemaking in the Bendigo district in the 19th century,’ in Bendigo at Work: an industrial history, eds Mike Butcher and Yolande M J Collins, Holland House for the National Trust of Australia, Strathdale Vic Australia, 2005.

‘”Doing the Exhibition” – The Royal Exhibition Building’, ‘Part of the city: Local government’ and (with Don Chambers) ‘Classification and Arrangement: the Museum of Victoria’, in Carlton: A History, ed. Peter Yule, Melbourne University Press, Carlton Vic Australia, 2004.

‘The Argus: The life, death, and remembering of a great Australian newspaper’ in The Argus The Life and Death of a Great Melbourne Newspaper (1846-1957) ed. Muriel Porter, Informit Library, Melbourne, 2003 www.informit.com.au.

‘Introduction’ Owen Suffolk’s Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2000.

(with Peter Spearritt) ‘Sydney: Capital of the Continent’, in Australian Studies: A Topic for Tertiary Education? Berliner Debatte Wissenschaftsverlag, Berlin Germany, 2000.

‘A Long Time Coming’, in Local Government Reform in Victoria, ed. Brian Galligan. State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Vic Australia, 1998.

‘The Vignerons’, in Bendigo: The German Chapter, German Heritage Society, Bendigo Vic Australia, 1998.

‘Williamstown’, ‘Collins Street – Eastern End’, (with Graeme Davison) ‘St Kilda in Melbourne on Foot ed. Graeme Davison, Rigby, Adelaide, 1980.

Refereed Journal Articles and papers

(with Julie McIntyre) ‘Wine, olives, silk and fruits: The Mediterranean plant complex and agrarian visions for a ‘practical economic future’ in colonial Australia, Journal of Australian Colonial History, 2014.

(with Tom Heenan) “New Worlds and Old Prejudices: Australia, Cricket and the Subcontinent: 1880s-1960”  (International Journal of the History of Sport, 2013).

‘Charles and Sophie La Trobe and the Vignerons: the birth of an industry in nineteenth century Victoria’, La Trobeana: Journal of the C.J. La Trobe Society Inc., vol 10, issue 2, 2011.

(with John Young), The ‘most undemocratic municipality in Australia’: changes to the franchise and electoral arrangements of the Melbourne City Council 1938-2011, State of Australian Cities: National Conference, 2011, State of Australian Cities: National Conference, http://soac2011.com.au/full-papers-list.php.

‘With Sam Benwell and the House of Lords Journeying to Wine in Victoria’ in Culinary Distinction edited by Emma Constantino and Sian Supski, Special edition of the Journal of Australian Studies No. 87, 2006, pp.87-99.

‘A Sobering Experience: From ‘Australian Burgundy’ to ‘Kanga Rouge’: Australian wine battles on the London market 1900 to 1981.’ Journal of Australian Studies vol. 17 No.2 Winter 2002 (pub 2004), pp.179-210.

‘Rules of simple cleanliness’: the Australian health society 1875-1900, Victorian Historical Journal, vol 74, issue 1, Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne Vic Australia, 2003.

‘Reflections on a Revolution’, The Australian City – Future/Past, Melbourne, 11-14 December 1996, Monash University, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 279-289. 1996

Forthcoming

 ‘Hobbled by History: The Governmental Gap in Metropolitan Australia’ in Richard Tomlinson and Marcus Spiller (eds.),  A Metropolitan Reform Agenda for Australia, CSIRO Publishing 2017 (with Graeme Davison).