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Ethnography

  • 100 Yearsby Paul Kelly

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22

    Based on the forthcoming 5-part television series 100 Years: The Australian Story, this is an exploration of who we are as a nation, where we have come from and where we are going, by one of Australia's most respected political and economic commentato more...

  • The 1967 Referendumby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    The 1967 Referendum explores the legal and political significance of the referendum and the long struggle by black and white Australians for constitutional change. more...

  • The Aboriginal Male in the Enlightenment Worldby Shino Konishi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • The Aboriginal Tent Embassyby Gary Foley; Andrew Schaap; Edwina Howell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Aborigines & Activismby Jennifer Clark

    The University of Western Australia Publishing 2008; US$ 14.99

    Australian Civil Rights Movement, anti-war movement, apartheid, civil rights, racism more...

  • An Archaeology of Australia Since 1788by Susan Lawrence; Peter Davies

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 56.52

    This overview of Australian post-contact history uses material objects such as artefacts, buildings, and landscapes. The book offers broad geographic and temporal coverage, and social themes such as gender, status, ethnicity and identity inform every chapter. more...

  • Arrernte Present, Arrernte Pastby Diane J. Austin-Broos

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries, and laborers invaded their land. During that time the Arrernte were the subject of intense curiosity, and the earliest accounts of their lives, beliefs, and traditions were a seminal influence on European notions... more...

  • Auntie Ritaby Rita Huggins; Jackie Huggins

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1994; US$ 20.00

    Rita Huggins was stolen from her country as a child in the 1920s, and taken to what is now Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve. Life was ruled by the Aborigines Protection Act. From that time, she desired to make something better for herself, her family and Aboriginal people. She told her memories to her daughter Jackie, and some of their conversation is... more...

  • Australia's Immigrants: 1788-1988by Geoffrey Sherington

    Allen & Unwin 1990; US$ 16.35

    Geoffrey Sherington's Australia's Immigrants is the best one-volume account of the dynamic part migration has played in the formation of Australian society. more...

  • Back on the Blockby Bill Simon; Des Montgomerie; Jo Tuscano

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Stolen, beaten, deprived of his liberty and used as child labour, Bill Simon’s was not a normal childhood. He was told his mother didn’t want him, that he was ‘the scum of the earth’ and was locked up in the notorious Kinchela Boys Home for eight years. His experiences there would shape his life forever. more...