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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This second edition 'Gemmology' has been expanded and updated throughout by the well known writer and editor of Butterworth-Heinemann's gemmology series, Peter Read. This is a much needed update of a classic text and new syllabus information and sample examination theory papers for the Gemmological Association's Preliminary and Diploma courses are... more...
- UNSW Press 2003; US$ 31.99
This extraordinary book tackles head-on the existence and meaning of spirit forces in Australia. Haunted Earth asks a few key questions: Is Australia haunted? If so, where, and with what? Are there spiritual or otherwise special places in Australia? Each chapter follows a round-the-clock journey, from midnight to midnight, charting the... more...
- IAD Press 1991; US$ 10.45
The year is 1977, and Dinny Japaljarri remembers a time when the Northern Territory was a very different place. Twenty five years on, many of the events in this book now survive only in the memories of a generation that has passed, or is passing, away. Their stories, however, live on told here in the vibrant tradition of Aboriginal oral history,... more...
- Pearson Education 2013; US$ 39.99
In Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography, the 30-year Sports Illustrated veteran photographer takes you into the action of many of his most iconic shots, relating the stories behind the photos of some of the world?s greatest athletic events, including the Olympics and the Super Bowl. Discussing the circumstances surrounding particular shots, Peter... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Gemmological Instruments deals with the developments in diamond grading equipment and gem testing instruments since the publication of the first edition in 1978. These developments include improvements in the versatility and styling of existing instruments such as the reflectivity meter, the composite spectroscope, and the refractometer. It also addresses... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Beginner's Guide to Gemmology presents the profiles of the principal gem materials. This book discusses the interesting characteristics of gemstones as the growing consumer market jewelry resulted in increased sales of gem testing instruments. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the development of the science of gemmology.... 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 2014; US$ 27.95
An updated edition of an epic and remarkable story. In this powerfulmemoir, Peter Coppins story emerges; told in fragments, momentsof time and memories. A senior Nyamal lawman, Coppin was born in Yarrie country inWestern Australias Pilbara. His was a life of danger, drama andhardship; his people forced to work on pastoral stations for meagrerations,... more...