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  • Who We Areby David Dale

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 16.31

    The ultimate miscellany of Australiana - packed with fascinating and humourous facts, ideas, and quotations about our attitudes, language, habits, icons, entertainers, passions, flora and fauna. more...

  • Being Blackby Ian Keen

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1988; US$ 26.50

    This volume brings together results of research by anthropologists on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'. Issues discussed include bases of identity, ties of family, structure of community, ways of speaking, beliefs and feelings about country, and attitudes to the past. more...

  • Born of Conquerorsby Judith Wright

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.50

    Judith Wright is one of Australia?s best know poets. She also published numerous essays, children?s books and documentary histories. Born of the Conquerors is a collection of 21 essays previously published in a wide variety of journals and other publications. The topics range from the autobiographical through political comment to literary criticism.... more...

  • Past and Presentby Jeremy Beckett

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1988; US$ 26.50

    This book examines Aboriginal identity in various forums - discourse, education, juvenile institutions, geographic locations, in terms of myths and in land rights actions. A selection of authors drawn from a variety of disciplines present a readable collection of works covering the past and the present, and many issues which face Aboriginal people... more...

  • Thinking Blackby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00

    William Cooper is one of the most important Aboriginal leaders in Australia?s history. This book tells the story of Cooper and the Australian Aborigines? League and their campaign for Aboriginal people?s rights. more...

  • Unfinished Constitutional Business?by Barbara Hocking

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    This book offers fresh insights into the ways Indigenous peoples can chart their own course and realise self-determination. It provides a comprehensive international exploration of Indigenous self-determination and argues that patterns and strategies are emerging that will allow Indigenous peoples to realise their goals. more...

  • Whitening Raceby Aileen Moreton-Robinson

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00

    Whitening Race comes to fruition at a time in world history and global politics when questions about race require critical investigation and engagement. With its focus on Australia, this book engages with relations between migration, Indigenous dispossession and whiteness. more...

  • Kamilaroi & Kurnaiby Lorimer Fison; A.W. Howitt

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.50

    A 'landmark in Australian anthropology' when it first appeared in 1880, this is the first major analysis of Aboriginal social structure, adopting a model today termed 'social Darwinist'. While this theory is now rejected, it exerted tremendous influence on European attitudes for decades. Kamilaroi and Kurnai is of particular relevance to Koories of... more...

  • Stars of Tagaiby Nonie Sharp

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1993; US$ 26.50

    Stars of Tagai is about life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands ? the title is drawn from the myth of Tagai which belongs to all Torres Strait Islanders. The book explores the changing life of these sea people, their creation and re-creation of identity, and their unique sea culture rich in meaning and custom. Covering the period... more...

  • Saltwater Peopleby Nonie Sharp

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 31.81

    A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins. more...