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  • Indigenous Networksby Jane Carey; Jane Lydon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge for new imperial and transnational histories: to explore the historical role of colonized and subaltern communities in these processes,... more...

  • The Flash of Recognitionby Jane Lydon

    NewSouth 2012; US$ 34.15

    As a student, Jane Lydon was shocked by the photograph on the cover of Charles Rowley’s 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 Flash of Recognitionby Jane Lydon

    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...

  • Calling the Shotsby Jane Lydon

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were produced in unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images represent a rich cultural heritage for descendants, who see them in distinctive and positive ways. Calling the shots brings together researchers who are using this rich archive to explore Aboriginal... more...

  • Fantastic Dreamingby Jane Lydon

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 31.99

    Focusing on the archaeological investigation of a Moravian mission in southeastern Australia, the traditional country of the Wergaia-language speakers,Fantastic Dreaming examines how spatial organization, the consumption of Western goods, and the practices required by domesticity were used to transform Aboriginal people. more...

  • Handbook of Postcolonial Archaeologyby Jane Lydon; Uzma Z Rizvi

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    This essential handbook explores the relationship between the postcolonial critique and the field of archaeology, a discipline that developed historically in conjunction with European colonialism and imperialism. In aiding the movement to decolonize the profession, the contributors to this volume—themselves from six continents and many representing... more...

  • Eye Contactby Jane Lydon; Nicholas Thomas

    Duke University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    A historical ethnography of photographs as a colonial tool and as reappropriated by the indigenous population from the 1860s through the 1920s and in the present. more...

  • Cosmopolitan Archaeologiesby Lynn Meskell; Jane Lydon; Ian A. Lilley; Denis Byrne

    Duke University Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    A collection exploring the implications of applying the cosmopolitan ideals of obligations to others and respect for cultural difference to archaeological practice. more...

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