About Mr Richard White
Mr Richard White’s research interests include Australian cultural history, nationalism and national identity, and history of travel and tourism.
Mr Richard White is a graduate of the University of Sydney and after teaching at Monash University and the University of Western Sydney, joined the Department in 1989. He teaches in all areas of Australian history, as well as the history of travel and tourism.
- Australian cultural history
- Nationalism and national identity
- History of travel and tourism
- Touring the past tourism and history in Australia 1850-2010, ARC Discovery Grant, 2010-2012
- Cooee: its rise and fall (contracted with Melbourne University Publishing, contracted for publication
- Driving to Australia: overland journeys between Europe and Australia 1888-1972
Australian history generally – particularly cultural history, nationalism and travel – and the history of travel and tourism.
For more details see: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/history/staff/profiles/rwhite.shtml
Symbols of Australia University of New South Wales Press and National Museum of Australia, Sydney 2010 Melissa Harper & Richard White (eds)
Australian Travel Writing special number of Studies in Travel Writing 11(1) March 2007 Richard White (ed)
On Holidays: A History of Getting Away in Australia Pluto, Melbourne, 2005 (with Sarah-Jane Ballard, Ingrid Bown, Meredith Lake, Patricia Leehy, Lila Oldmeadow)
Cultural History in Australia University of New South Wales Press, Sydney 2003 Hsu-Ming Teo & Richard White (eds)
A Short History of Beach Holidays’ in Hosking, Sue, Rick Hosking, Bec Pannell & Nena Bierbaum (eds) On the Littoral: Something Rich and Strange, Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2010
‘Cooee’ and ‘Sydney Opera House’ (with Sylvia Lawson) in Melissa Harper & Richard White (eds) Symbols of Australia University of New South Wales Press and National Museum of Australia, Sydney 2010
‘Australian Tourists in Britain’ in Carl Bridge, Robert Crawford and David Dunstan (eds) Australians in Britain, 1901-2001: an exploration Monash e-press, Melbourne 2009
‘Popular Culture’ (with Hsu-Ming Teo) in Deryck M Schreuder and Stuart Ward (eds) Australia’s Empire (Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series) Oxford University Press, Oxford 2008
Australian Journalists, Travel Writing and China: James Hingston, the ‘Vagabond’ and G. E. Morrison’ Journal of Australian Studies 32 (2) June 2008
‘Travel, Writing and Australia’ Studies in Travel Writing 11(1) March 2007
‘Adventures in Collaboration: Writing History with Students’ History Australia: journal of the Australian Historical Association 1(2) July 2004
‘National Days and the National Past in Australia’ Australian Cultural History 22, 2003