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What was Jewish life like in Europe before World War II and how did the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party change this? Learn more about this tragic period directly from the artefacts and voices of Melbourne Holocaust survivors.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about history and legend
These are online resources for the topic Australia in the Vietnam War Era, including music, images and links to archival video clips from Australian Screen with teachers' notes.
The Nazis established hundreds of ghettos, mainly in Eastern Europe, to isolate the Jews from the rest of the population and to control them more effectively. In the ghettos, Jews were forced to work for the Germans as slave labourers. What was life like in these over-crowded ghettos? Many died due to harsh conditions, ...
These are resources for history writer Paul Ham.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about history and memory.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about writing history.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about researching history.
A teacher of year 10 History guides her students through a revision lesson on the changing rights and freedoms of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In order to meet the broad range of learning needs in the class, the teacher provides alternative representations of teaching and learning materials. For a student ...
In this resource Paul Ham talks about choosing a research topic.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about the 'Quiet Australian'.
In this resource Paul Ham talks about what inspired him to write history books.
This resource is an interview with history writer Paul Ham.
What does it take to become a media mogul? The name of Rupert Murdoch, one of Australia's most successful businesspeople, has been a significant feature of the media industry since the early 1950s. In this clip, listen to Murdoch explain his plans to expand his media holdings across Australia and see how he was perceived ...
This resource is a page with a focus on developing student opinion of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War, with supporting activities and links to resources.
What is the most popular religion in Australia? If you said 'Christianity', you would be right. In the 2011 Census, more than 60 per cent of respondents indicated that they belonged to the Christian faith. In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in Christianity among Australia's youth. By focusing on a Christian ...
This resource consists of Teaching Notes for history writer Paul Ham.
In this resource Paul Ham reads from his book 'Vietnam'.
The North African port of Tobruk was the site of ferocious fighting during World War II. Here, Australian and other Allied soldiers repelled Italian and German attacks and even drove the enemy backwards. At the time, this was not only a strategic victory, but a psychological victory, proving that the Allies were capable ...
How can TV documentaries help us to understand the past? Ken Burns is a highly regarded American television documentary maker. He has made outstanding historical documentaries on such topics as the American Civil War, baseball, jazz and the 1930s Depression. In this 2004 ABC Words program, Burns speaks to James Griffin ...