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- Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 35.00
The apple doesnt fall far from the tree, Like father like son, Chip off the old block. All these idioms seem to suggest that offspring resemble their parents and this also applies to criminal behaviour. This dissertation investigates mechanisms that might explain why children with criminal parents have a higher... more...
- Spinifex Press 1998; US$ 24.95
The voices of women and men who struggled to protect sacred sites in the Hindmarsh Island, Murray Mouth and Goolwa area. When they did, it became the subject of a series of court cases, legal decisions, media speculation and parliamentary conflict, ending in 2001 with a vindication of their words. more...
- Fremantle Press 2007; US$ 12.99
Sally Morgan is the author of several books for both adults and children, including her acclaimed autobiography, My Place . She was short listed for the New South Wales Premier?s Literary Award and won the Human Rights Award for Literature, the Order of Australia Book Prize, and the Notable Book, Children?s Book Council. more...
- Fremantle Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Bringing up nine children of your own is a major achievement in itself. Bringing up a further 15 foster children is truly remarkable. Alice Bilari Smith had lived in the Pilbara all her life, on stations and in the bush, on government reserves and in towns. As a girl on Rocklea Station she narrowly avoided removal from her family by ?the Welfare.?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the Northwest Pacific Coast. It examines cultural "rituals"... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 39.99
Alan Atkinson is the author of several books, including Camden: Farm and Village Life in Early New South Wales , which helped to introduce new forms of social history to Australia, and The Commonwealth of Speech , an argument about history writing in the 21st century and about the links between the national past and present. He has been a Fulbright... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian Aboriginal context, Aileen Moreton-Robinson questions current race theory in the first world and its preoccupation with foregrounding slavery and migration.... more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 32.95
In this compelling new book, distinguished historian and writer Cassandra Pybus reveals that black convicts were among our first fleet settlers ? a fact which profoundly complicates our understanding of race relations in early colonial Australia. Most of these black founders were originally slaves from America who had sought freedom with the British... more...