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- Aboriginal Studies Press 2001; US$ 17.50
These essays were commissioned to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty between Indigenous and white Australians. It is an important contribution to the national dialogue in Australia, a nation that has been shaped by a history that contains little trace of Treaty of peaceful co-existence amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
The idea that humankind constituted a unity, albeit at different stages of 'development', was in the 19th century challenged with a new way of thinking. The 'savagery' of certain races was no longer regarded as a stage in their progress towards 'civilisation', but as their permanent state. What caused this shift? In Kay Anderson's provocative new... more...
- Spinifex Press 2002; US$ 16.95
Taking readers into the depths of sadness and despair and into the heights of celebration and hope, this disturbing account details the trauma suffered by Australia's indigenous people and the resultant "trauma trails" spread throughout the country. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 34.50
One of Australia's leading Aboriginal historians takes us to the heart of the ?history war' over our Aboriginal past. Bain Attwood argues that controversy over interpretations of our Aboriginal past has never been so intense, and never mattered more. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 24.99
Telling the story of Cooper and the Australian Aborigines? League and their campaign for Aboriginal people?s rights, this account?told through petitions to government, letters to other campaigners and organizations, and entreaties to friends and well-wishers?reveals their passionate struggle against dispossession and displacement, the denial of rights,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries, and laborers invaded their land. During that time the Arrernte were the subject of intense curiosity, and the earliest accounts of their lives, beliefs, and traditions were a seminal influence on European notions of... more...