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- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 21.99
?I?m the binge-drinking health reporter. During the week, I write about Australia?s booze-soaked culture. At the weekends, I write myself off.? Booze had dominated Jill Stark?s social life ever since she had her first sip of beer, at 13. She thought nothing could curb her love of big nights. And then came the hangover that changed everything.... more...
- Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 10.90
Wilomin Noongar. What does that mean? Aunty Hazel reckons the wilo (curlew) can completely camouflage itself. It closes its eyes and just lies there, motionless. You only see it when its eyes open. So sometimes those of us who are disconnected and dispossessed only become visible when our eyes are opened to history. Acknowledging our people ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Muslims in Australia investigates the basis of Australian society's fear of Muslims by tracing their history since the Afghan settlement in 1860. The author investigates how events such as September 11 and Bali terrorist attacks reinforce suspicion and fear, giving an insight into what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary Australia, and how the... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Inspired by the shocking photograph of two Aboriginal men in neck-chains on the cover of Charles Rowley?s 1970 classic, The Destruction of Aboriginal Society , this original and highly illustrated book uses photography to tell the bigger story of the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Australia. While many of the images are confronting, it shares 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...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 36.23
As a student, Jane Lydon was shocked by the photograph on the cover of Charles Rowleys 1970 classic, The Destruction of Aboriginal Society, which showed two Aboriginal men in neck-chains. In this original and highly illustrated book she uses photography to tell a bigger story of the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Australia. While many of the... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 24.78
Undaunted is a collection of true stories about Irish men and women who travelled to Australia in search of a better life and battled against the odds in a remote and harsh world. From 1788 when the first convict ships landed to the mid-20th century, these true stories about settlers, convicts and their descendants highlight the best and worst of... more...
- Magabala Books 2012; US$ 21.99
At the age of five, after years of abuse, and just months after the death of her father, Robyn was sent on a holiday and was never returned to her family. She waited at the gate for her mother to return but it soon dawned on her that her family was not coming to get her. This is Robyns story. From humble and sometimes horrific beginnings... more...