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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00
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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...