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  • Generations Pastby Andrew Burton; Hélène Charton-Bigot

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Contemporary Africa is demographically characterized above all else by its youthfulness. In East Africa the median age of the population is now a striking 17.5 years, and more than 65 percent of the population is age 24 or under. This situation has attracted growing scholarly attention, resulting in an important and rapidly expanding literature on... more...

  • Cattle Campby Herb Wharton

    University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    A collection of stories told to the author by Aboriginal stockmen and women. Captures the life of the droving days when these people traveled huge distances on drives from North Queensland to Victoria and South Australia. Has a foreword by the author, maps and several photographs. Author's novel 'Unbranded' was highly commended in the David Unaipon... more...

  • Edward Koiki Maboby Noel Loos; Eddie Koiki Mabo

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible life story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement as well as the historic High Court native-title decision, handed down just months after Mabo died, which destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius... 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...

  • Darwin & Australia's Northern Territoryby Holly Smith

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99

    Following are a few brief excerpts from this guide, written by a lifelong resident of Australia. She covers everything you might want to know about this part of Australia - guaranteed! The places to stay, from budget to luxury, rentals to B&Bs, the restaurants, from fast food to the highest quality, the beachwalks and bushwalks, the wildlife and how... more...

  • Law and the Public Sphere in Africaby Jean Godefroy Bidima; Laura Hengehold

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Jean Godefroy Bidima?s La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa?s Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the gacaca courts in Rwanda, Bidima offers a compelling model of how to develop an African... more...

  • East African Societiesby Aylward Shorter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    Focussing on the mechanics of social change and the interaction between ethnic groups, cultures, structures and value systems the background questions of ecology, demography and history are also examined and the process of urbanization and rural revolution described. Trends in marriage and family life, education and religious ideas are also discussed... more...

  • Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoplesby Jean Michaud; Jan Ovesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Scattered across the South-East Asian massif, a few dozen ethnic groups (numbering around 50 million) maintain highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. They face the same challenges. The means by which social change has been imposed by the lowlanders are similar from country... more...

  • Contested Representationsby Shelly R. Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The controversy surrounding the significant " Into the Heart of Africa " exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada is explored in this compelling and analytical text. The exhibit has become an international, controversial touchstone for issues surrounding the politics of visual representation, such as the challenges to curatorial and ethnographic... 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...