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- 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...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 24.95
In Australia, a 'tribe' of white, middle-class, progressive professionals is actively working to improve the lives of Indigenous people. This book explores what happens when well-meaning people, supported by the state, attempt to help without harming. 'White anti-racists' find themselves trapped by endless ambiguities, contradictions, and double... more...
- Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Hazel Brown is a registered native title claimant, a former rural laborer, and a former member of Western Australia?s first metropolitan Commission of Elders. Kim Scott is the award-winning author of Benang: From the Heart , The Deadman Dance , The Dredgersaurus , and True Country . He is the recipient of two Miles Franklin Awards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Aboriginal children represent one of the fastest growing population segments in Australia, yet the lives of Aboriginal children in their environment has rarely been subjected to systematic and in-depth study. In this book, Angela Kreutz considers the relationship between the environment, attachment and development in indigenous children, examining... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 45.41
Migranten gehören zu den wohl einflussreichsten Agenten der »Globalisierung von unten«. Diese auf einer ethnographischen Feldforschung basierende kulturanthropologische Mikrostudie zur Ethnizität deutscher Migranten in Sydney untersucht nicht nur bewegte Lebensformen vor einem deutsch-australischen Gesellschaftshorizont, sondern analysiert auch die... more...