Brendan James Murray

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Brendan James Murray is an award-winning author and teacher. His most recent book is  The School: The Ups and Downs of One Year in the Classroom (Picador, 2021). 



GR OnlineWhen I was taught history as a primary and secondary student, it was as though Australia sprang into being when James Cook sighted a beach in 1770. An easy date to remember with all those sevens, I had thought, supposing ‘history’ to be largely about the memorisation of facts.

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