1. An imaginary dominion, 1802–35; 2. Foundations, 1836–45; 3. Settling and unsettling, 1846–56; 4. Creating a nation, 1857–87; 5. Making a state, 1888–1913; 6. War and peace, 1914–35; 7. Industrialisation and the Playford legend, mid-1930s to 1965; 8. War and society in the Playford era, 1939–65; 9. The Dunstan 'decade', 1965–79; 10. Triumph of the market, 1980–2001; 11. Age of anxiety, 2002–present.
A History of South Australia investigates the state's history from before the arrival of the first European explorers to today.
Paul Sendziuk is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Adelaide. He has expertise in the histories of twentieth century Australia, immigration, disease and public health. He is the author of Learning to Trust: Australian Responses to AIDS (2003), and, with Robert Foster, the co-editor of Turning Points: Chapters in South Australian History (2012). Robert Foster is an Associate Professor in the History Department of the University of Adelaide. He has published extensively in the field of South Australia Indigenous history, and is co-author of Out of the Silence: The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars (2012).