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University of Queensland Press

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  • Beef in Chinaby Scott Waldron

    University of Queensland Press 2001; US$ 12.99

    China's emergence as a 'beef giant' has enormous implications for the world beef market. This is the first up-to-date and full scale analysis of the booming beef industry of China, which produces roughly 5 times as much as Australia exports, and Australia is the worlds largest exporting nation. more...

  • Creative Ecologiesby John Howkins

    University of Queensland Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Continuing to build on subjects previously explored in The Creative Economy , this investigative study applies ecological principles to the concepts of creativity and innovation, arguing that creativity is a fundamental part of being human and showing that it can be applied to free thinking and the overall development of new ideas. Demonstrating... more...

  • The Diamond Anchorby Jennifer Mills

    University of Queensland Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    Some secrets take a lifetime to tell. An unexpected letter from her childhood friend Grace forces May to relive their extraordinary past and confront the events that drove them apart fifty years earlier. May's father won the Diamond Anchor, a dilapidated pub perched on the ocean's edge, in a game of cards - a gamble which positioned her at the heart... more...

  • Townby James Roy

    University of Queensland Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    In Town, James Roy turns his hand to the short story, using it to explore the lives of the young residents of an Australian town. This town doesn't have a name. But if it seems familiar, it's because we recognize the people who walk its streets. From the serendipity of an unexpected moment of connection, to the sadness of leaving home, and the pain... more...

  • Just Words?by Bernadette Brennan

    University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    Demonstrating that it is possible for writing to articulate ethical concerns and enlighten the broader community, this powerful collection of essays explores the relationship between writing and justice. Including thought-provoking contributions from Australian poets, essayists, playwrights, critics, and novelistsincluding Gail Jones, Eva Sallis,... more...

  • By the Book: A Literary History of Queenslandby Patrick Buckridge; Belinda McKay

    University of Queensland Press 2007; US$ 17.99

    Queenslanda place of barren land and wild politics with subtropical weather, beaches, and natural wondersis the subject of this rich literary history. Chronicling a wide range of literature, from the first days of European settlement to the present day, this collection touches upon thematic topics such as travel stories, writing for children, and... more...

  • Silent Partsby John Charalambous

    University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    Every family has its secrets, and the Lamberts have Uncle Harry, who fought in World War I but never came home from France. Each Lambert relative now clings to a different story. Harry died a hero's death on the battlefield . Harry married a sweet French girl. Harry drowned in the mud in Gallipoli. Harry was a coward who ran from the enemy.... more...

  • Civil Rightsby John Chesterman

    University of Queensland Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    Australians know very little about how Indigenous Australians came to gain the civil rights that other Australians had long taken for granted. One of the key reasons for this is the entrenched belief that civil rights were handed to Indigenous people and not won by them. In this book John Chesterman draws on government and other archival material... more...

  • Vincenzo's Gardenby John Clanchy

    University of Queensland Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    From the celebrated Australian short-story writer and novelist John Clanchy comes a brilliant new collection of prize-winning short stories. These diverse and captivating tales are testimony to Clanchy?s mastery of voices and talent for story telling his greatest gift is his ability to transport the reader inside the minds of a range of remarkably... more...

  • The Flower, the Thingby Margie Cronin

    University of Queensland Press 2006; US$ 12.99

    From the Winner of the 2005 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry There is a goblet of lichen for the sun to feed from and a single wild iris with a mind so old that it came before invention Its condition is perfect It rests perfectly between our hands from Wild Iris? MTC Cronin's poems - expansive and intimate, dynamic and reflective... more...