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- Melbourne University Press 2010; US$ 14.99
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...
- Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 16.00
Rafael de Grenade was twelve years old when she quit school and soon began to work on a rough-country mountain ranch in Arizona. There she learned how to sleep out when there was no fast way home; how to track her way by familiar spires and rivers; how to survive off the water that seeped from moss hidden in the valleys. But when she read about cattlemen... more...
- Spinifex Press 2002; US$ 19.95
Providing a startling answer to the questions of how to solve the problems of generational trauma, Trauma Trails moves beyond the rhetoric of victimhood, and provides inspiration for anyone concerned about Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communities today. Judy Atkinson sensitively deals with trauma caused by abuse, alcoholism, and drug dependency. more...
- Spinifex Press 2008; US$ 24.95
They ask that you kungun [listen] to their yunnan [speaking]. When the Ngarrindjeri women of South Australia asked Diane Bell if she would work with them in the running of some workshops to develop a booklet about culture and governance, none of them realised quite where it would take them. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 31.95
Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were produced in unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images represent a rich cultural heritage for descendants, who see them in distinctive and positive ways. Calling the shots brings together researchers who are using this rich archive to explore Aboriginal... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 108.00
Attempts to refine the concept of the sojourner by taking into account the migrants' settlement phases. This book illustrates the characteristic patterns of population movements from Japan to Australia by analysing statistical data. more...
- Fremantle Press 2007; US$ 16.95
Eighteen Aboriginal Australians from across the country share powerful stories that are central to their lives, family, community or country. Stories which provide readers with a very personal picture of the history, culture and contemporary experience of Aboriginal Australia. 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...
- Spinifex Press 2009; US$ 19.95
The Ngarridjeri women of South Australia reveal their thoughts, daily challenges, and visions for the future in this moving book. The stories range from charming and delightful to jarring and shocking, and delve into matters both social and personal—including the Hindmarsh Island bridge controversy. Serving as a model for how indigenous and nonindigenous... 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...