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- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
In 1967, Australians voted overwhelmingly in favor of removing from the Constitution two references that discriminated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Though these seemed like small amendments, they were an impetus for real change: from terra nullius to land rights, and from assimilation to self-determination. Nearly 50 years... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
This is the first historical study of indigenous Australian masculinity. Using the reactions of eighteenth-century western explorers to Aboriginal men, Konishi argues that these encounters were not as negative as has been thought. 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 27.26
Australia is ready for a new national vision, a roadmap for its future. Four exciting, new and talented young Australians articulate such a vision offering fresh ideas and bold thinking about the country's future political, economic and social policy. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 24.15
One of Australia's leading Aboriginal historians takes us to the heart of the ?history war' over our Aboriginal past. Bain Attwood argues that controversy over interpretations of our Aboriginal past has never been so intense, and never mattered more. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 31.81
'Philip Clarke has penned an insightful and wide-ranging account of Australia's Aboriginal cultures from a perspective of great learning and insider privilege. It's an immensely significant work, revealing the extraordinary richness of one of the world's oldest continuous cultures.' Tim Flannery, author of The Future Eaters. Since their arrival many... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 49.00
For every Aboriginal child taken away by the state governments in Australia, there was at least one white family intimately involved in their life. One Bright Spot is about one of these families - about 'Ming', a Sydney wife and mother who hired Aboriginal domestic servants in the 20s and 30s, and became an activist against the Stolen Generations... more...