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- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
Focusing on Australia, Allaine Cerwonka examines the physical and narrative spatial practices by which people reclaim territory in the wake of postcolonial claims to land by indigenous people and new immigration of ?foreigners.?Native to the Nation provides a multisited ethnography of two communities in Melbourne, allowing us to see how bodies are... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 67.50
A rich ethnographic study, Shimmering Screens examines the productive, and sometimes problematic, conjunctions of technology, culture, and imagination in contemporary Yolngu life. Jennifer Deger offers a new perspective to ongoing debates regarding ?media imperialism.? Reconsidering assumptions about the links between representation, power, and ?the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 75.00
This is the account of the author?s period of residence and work with the Walpiri Aborigines of western Central Australia, where he studied the impact of television on these remote communities. Sharp, exact, and unrelentingly honest, this volume records with an extraordinary combination of distance and immersion the intervention of technology into... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries, and laborers invaded their land. During that time the Arrernte were the subject of intense curiosity, and the earliest accounts of their lives, beliefs, and traditions were a seminal influence on European notions... more...
- 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...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2008; US$ 28.00
Doreen was a female warrior, dedicated to upholding and protecting Ngarrindjeri law. In My Ngarrindjeri Calling Doreen Kartinyeri reveals a deep-set desire for social justice, fuelled by passionate love and anger. Her wit and humour abound, while her integrity and sense of justice are inspirational. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2009; US$ 28.00
Stolen, beaten, deprived of his liberty and used as child labour, Bill Simons was not a normal childhood. He was told his mother didnt want him, that he was the scum of the earth and was locked up in the notorious Kinchela Boys Home for eight years. His experiences there would shape his life forever. more...