James Boyce

James Boyce
James Boyce is a writer and historian whose books include Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World. He is a Research Associate at the University of Tasmania.



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Illustration

The Devil and Scott Morrison

Politics

What do we know about the prime minister’s Pentecostalism?

Image of Mike Parr, Underneath the Bitumen the Artist

Mike Parr’s invisible performance and Tasmania’s complex past

Culture

Underneath the bitumen in Hobart, history becomes art

Decoding the dual-citizenship crisis

Politics

Australia’s founders would be shocked at today’s interpretation of the Constitution

Image of a modern kitchen, circa 1950.

Tablet or toilet?

Society

How transformative has the computer age really been?

The selfish gene

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins published The Selfish Gene in 1976, the book that established his reputation and which, his closest supporters maintain, ‘takes pride of place among his achievements’. With it, he helped popularise the idea that not only the …

'The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia' By Bill Gammage, Allen and Unwin, 384pp; $49.99

‘The Biggest Estate on Earth’ by Bill Gammage

arts

Modern environmental sensibility has not increased the number of Australians who are able to imagine what our dominant homelands – the coastlands of the temperate zone – were like before European settlement. Such has been the transformation of the …



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