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- 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...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 25.00
A ground-breaking critique of the concept of “tradition? as it has been applied in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context, this refreshing new analysis argues for a deeper appreciation of the creativity inherent in their social life and the way that knowledge is constructed and deployed in complex intercultural contexts in contemporary... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1998; US$ 17.95
Witty and satirical, this account of Australia's heroic past rediscovers the contributions of Indigenous Australians that have since remained unrecorded and unacknowledged. Drawing on original records of the time, it moves the spotlight away from its traditional focus to illuminate those whom history had forgotten. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2000; US$ 24.99
Both comprehensive and intriguing, this history traces the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing—from the multiplicity of shelters used in pre-invasion times to the extraordinary cottages built by Victorian missionaries, through to the dreaded children's dormitory and its horrors of disease and overcrowding. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 24.99
This overview about publishing Indigenous literature in Australia from the mid-1990s to 2000 includes broader issues that writers need to consider such as engaging with readers and reviewers. Although changes have been made since 2000, the issues identified in this book remain current and to a large extent unresolved. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1997; US$ 24.99
Revealing the fears and uncertainties that Torres Strait Islander women experienced living virtually on Australia's front line from 1942 to 1945 during the Pacific War, this account describes how some were forcibly evacuated with their children to the mainland, where they found themselves still restricted as to where and how they could live. The history... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.95
Bringing together the results of research by anthropologists on the social life of people formerly labeled “part-Aborigines? or “urban Aborigines,? this volume discusses issues including the bases of identity, the ties of family, the structure of community, ways of speaking, beliefs and feelings about the country, and attitudes toward history. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 24.99
Showcasing some of the latest and most interesting work in Australia on gender and crosscultural history, this unique collection offers a diverse group of essays about the complex roles white women played in Australian Indigenous histories. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 28.95
Championing the recognized right of all peoples to freely determine their political status and pursue their economic, social, and cultural development, this study offers fresh insights into the ways communities can chart their own course and realize self-determination. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2011; US$ 31.99
Comprehensive and optimistic, this examination describes current Indigenous affairs policy in Australia, concentrating on the period following the end of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission in 2004. It provides a unique overview of the trajectory of current policy, advancing a new consolidated approach to Indigenous policy that moves... more...