Introduction The First Immigrants Arrival of the Europeans Britain Claims the West Thomas Peel The Dispersion Northwards and the Pastoralists Convicts Gold! Other Natural Assets Dealing with Difficulties Poisons and Pests Education - State and Church Overcoming Isolation Towards Self-Government and Federation Iron Ore Petroleum Western Australia at War A Bountiful Land Tertiary Education Multiculturalism WA Inc Wrongful Convictions Land Rights
Russell Earls Davis graduated in Law at Sydney University and practiced as a solicitor in Sydney. He later entered the ministry of the Anglican Church, moved to Western Australia, and spent 28 years as chaplain at the prestigious Hale School, teaching history. His first book on Australian history, Bligh in Australia, was published in 2010.