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2021

29 March 2021 ADB volume 19
ADB volume 19 published

2020

17 December 2020 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes, no. 21

2019

23 December 2019 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes no. 20
17 April 2019 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes no.19

2018

15 March 2018 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes no.18

2017

14 March 2017 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes

2016

24 August 2016 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes
6 June 2016 True Biographies of Nations?
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2015

16 December 2015 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes
11 June 2015 Biography Footnotes
Biography Footnotes

2014

2 October 2014 Leichhardt map
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1 August 2014 Biography Footnotes
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2013

16 December 2013 Biography Footnotes
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2012

18 December 2012 Biography Footnotes
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28 August 2012 Digitised Biographies
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2011

19 December 2011 Biography Footnotes
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17 October 2011 Biography Footnotes
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27 June 2011 Biography Footnotes
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