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  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Downby Anne Fadiman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced,... more...

  • Scars in the Landscapeby Ian Clark

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 20.00

    Scars in the Landscape is a register of massacres and killings of Aboriginal people during 1803?1859. Deliberately challenging the ideology that the colonisation of Western Victoria was peaceful, the register reveal that violence was widespread. Through searching contemporary archival material, utilising Aboriginal oral history and local histories,... 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...

  • The Roads of Chinese Childhoodby Charles Stafford

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 49.00 US$ 40.18

    A 1995 study of learning and childhood in the Taiwanese fishing community of Angang. more...

  • Far from the Church Bellsby Anthony H. Galt

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This book focuses on the unusual nature of peasant society in the region and attempts to explain how it came about. 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...

  • Man and His Futureby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • Peranakan Indians of Singapore and Melakaby Samuel S Dhoraisingam

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 49.50

    This book offers a glimpse into an almost unknown but distinct community in Singapore and Malaysia: the Peranakan Indians. Overshadowed by the larger, more widespread and more influential Peranakan Chinese, this tightly knit community likewise dates back to early colonial merchants who intermingled with and married local Malays in Malacca. Most Peranakan... more...

  • Australia's Best Eco-friendly Holidaysby Ken Eastwood

    Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Responsible travel is the buzz word of today’s travel industry, as reports continue to predict a grim future for our planet. Australia’s Best Eco-friendly Holidays is the first book of its kind to focus on where and how to travel in Australia with minimal impact on the environment. Featuring stunning images and a fresh, modern design that... more...

  • Advanced Approach to Mitigate Magnetic Fields and Your Healthby A.R. Memari

    Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 49.00

    This Ebook describes the hazardous effects of magnetic fields and explains how exposure to high voltage transmission line magnetic field could affect human lives. It explains how newly developed methods enable experts to completely mitigate the magnetic field at any point of consideration and also to simultaneously achieve noticeable cancellation of... more...