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- 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22
Based on the forthcoming 5-part television series 100 Years: The Australian Story, this is an exploration of who we are as a nation, where we have come from and where we are going, by one of Australia's most respected political and economic commentato more...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 25.99
Scots have been invisible ethnics but happen to be Australias third largest immigrant group. The Scots in Australia is a long overdue and comprehensive history of Scottish immigrants including convicts and free settlers and their descendants in Australia from 1788 to the present. Combining anecdote, biography and straightforward... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 108.00
This book refines the concept of the sojourner vis-à-vis settler which demonstrates the growing significance in contemporary migration issues. It also illustrates the characteristic patterns of contemporary migration by analysing statistical as well as empirical data on Japanese residency in Australia. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 12.72
From the Aboriginal fringe camps of his birth to the catwalk, basketball court, DJ console and more...this is a new anniversary edition of Boori Monty Pryor's life, his pain, his joy and his hopes, and is as powerful now as it was when it was first published in 1998. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 57.24
This overview of Australian post-contact history uses material objects such as artefacts, buildings, and landscapes. The book offers broad geographic and temporal coverage, and social themes such as gender, status, ethnicity and identity inform every chapter. more...
- Wakefield Press 2011; US$ 13.99
From Beehive Corner and Bert Flugelman's polished balls in Rundle Mall to the vineyards, churches and cemeteries of the Barossa Valley, tangible signs of South Australia's Germans are everywhere to be seen. Too often, however, 'the Germans' are regarded as a single group in the state's history. The truth is more complex and intriguing. more...