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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the Northwest Pacific Coast. It examines cultural "rituals"... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available
What really happened on the Australian home front during the Second World War? For the people of Melbourne these were years of social dislocation and increased government interference in all aspects of daily life. On the Home Front is the story of their work, leisure, relationships and their fears—for by 1942 the city was pitted with air raid trenches,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the population of any given society, but their lives are... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 10.19
Journalist Katerina Knight longs to know why her grandmother, Mariam, so rarely speaks about her family and childhood. When Mariam dies suddenly, she inherits a journal and handwritten letters stashed in a wooden spice box, cryptic treasures written in Armenian, Mariam?s mother tongue. On a spring break in Cyprus, Katerina meets Ara, a young Armenian... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99
HELEN EVE grew up in the north of England and attended Oxford University. For the next seven years she ran an outreach initiative encouraging applicants for her college. In this role she visited hundreds of high schools each year before leaving to focus on a creative writing MA, from which she has just graduated with distinction. Boarding School Girls... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99
In Science, no-one believes the earth is flat any more. Economists, on the other hand, haven't budged from their original worldview. Market Capitalism depends on seven big ideas: competition, the 'invisible hand', utility, agency theory, pricing, shareholder value, and limited liability. These served the world well in the past, but over the years they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines which include literature, history, urban and cultural... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 25.00
A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own. Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead of his time, he grew fascinated with identifying... more...