Books on Australia's colonial history have always been popular with book buyers. This book will be read by social historians, art historians, scholars of literature and literary culture, students of Australian studies, and students of the history of the book and of publishing in Australia. Paper Nation is an invative work of great originality and broad interest.
Tony Hughes-d'Aeth has recently taught literary and cultural studies at the University of Western Australia. His interests include cross-cultural visual research and particularly colonial photography.
Shortlisted for Western Australian Premier's Book Awards: Non-fiction 2001.