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  • The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discoveryby J.C. Beaglehole

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 240.00

    Captain James Cook, RN, FRS, has been rightly called ?the greatest explorer of his age, the greatest maritime explorer of his country in any age?. On the three expeditions which he led to the Pacific between 1768 and his death at Hawaii in 1779, his ships thrice circled the globe; he drew the modern map of the Pacific, and he was the first European... more...

  • Die Allied Mobile Force 1961 bis 2002by Bernd Lemke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    The Allied Mobile Force (AMF) was created by NATO to fortify its border regions. Designed as both a deterrent and display of Western solidarity, the AMF was intentionally composed of elite units from nations that did not border the Eastern Bloc (including West Germany). The author analyzes the AMF at the strategic, political, and communicative... more...

  • The Aboriginal Male in the Enlightenment Worldby Shino Konishi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Empire of Political Thoughtby Bruce Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Australian Between Empiresby David Lowe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Part biography, part transnational history, this study details the life and career of Percy Spender, one of Australia's most prominent twentieth-century political figures. more...

  • Orphaned by the Colour of My Skinby Mary Terszak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00

    In an invasive, paternalistic, federal public policy environment for Indigenous communities, this book provides an in-depth account of one person's experiences as a ' Stolen Generation' Aboriginal Australian. Told from the heart, the book speaks in the raw voice of a grandmother reflecting on her life, focusing on her childhood experiences, subsequent... more...

  • Decolonizing Solidarityby Clare Land; Gary Foley

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 27.95

    An essential work to be read by all non-Indigenous scholars and activists seeking solidarity with Indigenous struggles across the world more...

  • Tauiraby Joan Metge

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.88

    What it was like growing up in Maori rural communities in the mid-twentieth century? Voices from the past answer this question in the pages of this book. In te reo Maori, ‘tauira? means both student and teacher. In the book Tauira, acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge introduces readers to Maori methods of teaching and learning that are... more...

  • Australia & Israelby Shahar Burla; Dashiel Lawrence

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    Australia and the State of Israel have maintained a cordial if at times ambiguous relationship. The two countries are geographically isolated: strategic, economic, and cultural interests lie increasingly with Asia for one, and with the United States and the European Union for the other. But for all that divides the two states, there is also much they... more...

  • The Martin Presenceby Peter Beilharz; Trevor Hogan; Sheila Shaver

    UNSW Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Jean Martin was a pioneer of sociology, inventing a version of the discipline that was uniquely suited to Australia in the post-war period. Jean Isobel Martin (1923-79) made herself a sociologist before the discipline was established in Australia. Regarded as a founder of Australian sociology, her writing, teaching and policy helped shape Australia... more...