Canberra, Australia 2008
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- The Establishment of Meat (65k)
Discusses how Australia was founded as a meat eating colony.
- A New Dawn (68k)
Discusses when the first arguments for the diet are made in Australia.
- Religious and Temperance Reformers (125k)
Discusses the linkage between temperance and vegetarianism in Australia.
- Alfred Deakin and the Melbourne Spiritualists (135k)
Discusses Australia's second Prime Minister and his spiritualist circle.
- Theosophical Vegetarianism (284k)
Discusses the major role that Theosophy has had in Australian vegetarianism.
- The Advent of the Adventists (89k)
Discusses Ellen White and the Seventh-Day Adventists in Australia.
- A Political Diet (924k)
Discusses how the diet was perceived within a political context and highlights various vegetarian politicians.
- Women (102k)
Discusses the role of women in the vegetarian movement.
- Eccentric Reformers (1,308k)
Contains short biographies of various Australian vegetarian eccentrics.
- Dietary Reformers (134k)
Discusses vegetarianism as promoted by medial and health advocates.
- A Sporting Diet (253k)
Contains examples of Australian vegetarian sports people.
- Pure Food (1,445k)
Discusses the growth in vegetarian food products, restaurants and the rise of the health food industry.
- Early Vegetarian Societies (3,896k)
Details the birth of the first Vegetarian Society in 1886 and its prime movers.
- The Society Reborn (72k)
Details the re-birth of the Society in 1948.
- Animal Rights and Welfare (94k)
Discusses the role of the animal rights and welfare movement.
- Vegetarian Writers (98k)
Contains information on vegetarian writers and on literature relating to vegetarianism.
- Opposing Artistic and Literary Perceptions (99k)
Contains examples of literary attacks on vegetarianism, primarily from The Bulletin.
- Concluding Remarks (63k)
The Complete Book (8mb) - if you prefer it all in one go!