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- National Museum of Australia 2008; US$ 35.95
Herbert Basedow was an anthropologist, geologist and medical doctor who used photography to document his expeditions into central and northern Australia between 1903 and 1928. A Different Time: The Expedition Photographs of Herbert Basedow 19031928 draws on the National Museum of Australias rich collection of Basedows photographic... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 11.33
Australian history is full of disasters. Some are natural but many more are man-made, results of individual or collective stupidity, reckless decisions, or greed. In Disasters that Changed Australia, Richard Evans nominates the worst disasters in an engrossing, insightful account of what happened and why. Picture British General, Douglas Haig through... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 40.99
This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals of Captain Cook, Hollywood films, commercialized hula, Waikiki development schemes, and the appropriation of Pele and Kilauea by haoles to... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 23.00
This book explores the relationship between Africa, the West and China. It notes that while Africa is a continent of diverse cultures, raw materials, human resource, indigenous knowledges, and above all the biggest recipient of foreign aid globally, it continues to lag behind all regions of the world in terms of socio-economic development. The book... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 39.95
What this book represents is, quite literally, a "slice" of (white) Australian life. By noting the patterns and parallels that emerge in a random sampling of social phenomena of widely varying types, from soap operas to political behaviour, Gaile McGregor has constructed a model that, in its challenge to uniformitarianism, is a test case in ethnographic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
A book about how European colonists in Australia represented the Indigenous peoples they found there, and the tasks of governing them within the terms of Western political thought. It emphasises how the framework of ideas drawn from the traditions of Western political thought was employed in the imperial government of Indigenous peoples. more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 2.99
At 14,500km long, Highway 1 is among the longest highways in the world. The route, which circumnavigates the complete length of Australia, is an epic adventure that passes through some of the most spectacular places in the country, from the Nullarbor to the Kimberley. When attempting this drive, you need to be well prepared, from planning your accommodation... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Whether youre a city-dweller escaping for the weekend or you live in the country and are planning a more extended trip, Explore New South Waless National Parks brings you the best natural environments in the state. From the expansive forests of the Blue Mountains to the red ridges of Mutawintji, the peaceful beaches of Myall Lakes to the... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 5.99
Whether youre a city-dweller escaping for the weekend or you live in the country and are planning a more extended trip, Explore Northern Territorys National Parks brings you the best natural environments in the state. From the waterfalls of Litchfield to the ancient gorges of Nitmiluk, the rock art of Kakadu to the world-renowned monolith... more...