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  • The Politics Of Sufferingby Peter Sutton

    Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available

    “Incandescent, emotional, tragic and challenging' - Marcia LangtonIn this groundbreaking book, he asks why, after three decades of liberal thinking, has the suffering and grief in so many Aboriginal communities become worse? The picture Sutton presents is tragic. He marshals shocking evidence against the failures of the past, and argues provocatively... more...

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Contemporary Japanby Joseph D. Hankins; Carolyn S. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book examines sonic practices in contemporary Japan in a range of areas ? social movements, popular culture and avant-garde art forms. It explores how the production and perception of sound is affected by the spaces in which sonic practices occur, how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics and ethics, and how human relations are entrenched... more...

  • The Use of Signing Space in a Shared Sign Language of Australiaby Anastasia Bauer

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    In this book, an Australian Aboriginal sign language used by Indigenous people in the North East Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) is described on the level of spatial grammar. Topics discussed range from properties of individual signs to structure of interrogative and negative sentences. The main interest is the manifestation of signing space - the... more...

  • Indigenous Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    There is still much to be done to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the rest of the population in terms of social and economic development, culture, land, education, health, justice and human rights. This book looks at the progress of key rights issues confronting Australia’s indigenous peoples, including historical... more...

  • Holding Yawulyuby De Ishtar Zohl

    Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 22.95

    Mapping inter-cultural relationships as they are played out in a remote Aboriginal settlement in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert, this book challenges White Australians to reconsider their relationship with Indigenous peoples. more...

  • Premodern Japanby Mikiso Hane; Louis G. Perez

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane?s rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan . The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and Korea,... more...

  • Broken Circlesby Anna Haebich

    Fremantle Press 2000; US$ 12.99

    This major work reveals the dark heart of the history of the Stolen Generations in Australia. It shows that, from the earliest times of European colonization, Aboriginal Australians experienced the trauma of loss and separation, as their children were abducted, enslaved, institutionalized, and culturally remodeled. Providing a moving and comprehensive... more...

  • Fieldwork in South Asiaby Sarit K Chaudhuri; Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    Fieldwork in South Asia  is a valuable attempt to listen and learn from the memories and significant moments of fieldwork done by anthropologists, sociologists, and even historians from South Asia. The essays lead towards a deeper understanding of concerns of fieldwork located in various field sites across South Asia without assuming or applying... more...

  • Coral Gardens and Their Magicby Malinowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The concluding part of Coral Gardens and Their Magic provides a linguistic commentary to the ethnography on agriculture. Malinowski gives a full description of the language of the Trobrianders as an aspect of culture. more...

  • The Personality of the Urban African in South Africaby C. de Ridder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...