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- NewSouth 2011; US$ 27.95
Ever since I was seven years old, I have been convinced that one of the fundamental upsides of being alive is that it gives you the chance to do things like sailing across oceans ... When marine biologists Mike Litzow and his partner Alisa make a promise to follow their dream to sail from Alaska to Australia, they agree that they wont leave until... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 24.00
An intriguing memoir, this personal account tells of Hilda Muir?s bush childhood and her forced removal from a loving family to the rigours of life in the Kahlin Home for half-caste children. Revealing that she grew up to marry the love of her life, Billy Muir, the book also follows her challenges dealing with the demands of a growing family and their... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 24.99
An exploration of why both the right and left of politics have so failed remote Aboriginal Australians, and why until policymakers and researchers take into account both cultural difference and inequality, we will not come anywhere near closing the gap Great beauty is juxtaposed with seemingly endless grief in remote Aboriginal Australia. Communities... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
Undaunted is a collection of true stories about Irish men and women who travelled to Australia in search of a better life and battled against the odds in a remote and harsh world. From 1788 when the first convict ships landed to the mid-20th century, these true stories about settlers, convicts and their descendants highlight the best and worst of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Muslims in Australia investigates the basis of Australian society's fear of Muslims by tracing their history since the Afghan settlement in 1860. The author investigates how events such as September 11 and Bali terrorist attacks reinforce suspicion and fear, giving an insight into what it means to be a Muslim in contemporary Australia, and how the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The 1972 Aboriginal Embassy was one of the most significant indigenous political demonstrations of the twentieth century. What began as a simple response to a Prime Ministerial statement on Australia Day 1972, evolved into a six-month political stand-off between radical Aboriginal activists and a conservative Australian government. The dramatic scenes... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2010; US$ 13.99
This book is the dramatic story of the collision of two worlds that created contemporary Australia. Told from the perspective of Australia's first people, it vividly brings to life the events that unfolded when the oldest living culture in the world was overrun by the world's greatest empire.Seven of Australia's leading historians reveal the true... more...