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- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 34.50
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...
- Fremantle Arts Centre Press 2006; US$ 35.00
Along with drought, fire and flood, the child lost in the Bush has played a powerful part in the Australian imagination since early colonial times. These fascinating stories and their accompanying illustrations are drawn from popular journals, newspaper accounts and films, diaries and letters. Babes in the Bush provides intriguing insights into... 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...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 45.00
In Paddy?s Road Kevin Keeffe brings us stories of Dodson?s life, and those of his family, woven from interviews, government archives and family stories. Keeffe brings to life the political, cultural and spiritual beliefs of this remarkable Australian, a land rights activist, Royal Commissioner and founder of Australia?s reconciliation movement. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 35.00
This multi-authored collection aims to communicate the unique histories and cultures of Australian Torres Strait Islanders to a broad audience. Not only have Islanders long absorbed the cultural influences from two surrounding landmasses and, more recently, negotiated the development of two nations in the region, their lives have been transformed by... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2001; US$ 17.50
These essays were commissioned to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty between Indigenous and white Australians. It is an important contribution to the national dialogue in Australia, a nation that has been shaped by a history that contains little trace of Treaty of peaceful co-existence amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 40.00
Winner of the 2005 Northern Territory Chief Minister's History Award. A sometimes contentious figure in Australia, Paddy Cahill is revealed through his lively collection of letters to Sir Baldwin Spencer and others. A one-time buffalo hunter, Cahill spent years farming on his Oenpelli property where he experimented with dairy cattle, growing fruit... more...