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- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15
Ngapuhi is the largest iwi in New Zealand and its people have occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki in the south to Te Rerenga Wairua in the north, from the time of their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao is Ngapuhi elder Hone Sadler?s powerful account of the origins, history and culture of the Ngapuhi people – a profound... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 21.88
Did Maori or Europeans live longer in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest lived people on the face of the globe for eighty years – and why did Maori not enjoy the same life expectancy? Why were New Zealanders? health and longevity surpassed by other nations in the late twentieth century? Through lively text and quantitative... more...
- NewSouth 2014; US$ 31.99
Shark attacks and sewage slicks, lifesavers and surfers, amusement parks and beach camps - the beach is Sydneys most iconic landscape feature. From Palm Beach in the north to Cronulla in the south, Sydneys coastline teems with life. People from around the city escape to the beaches to swim, surf, play and lie in the sun. Sydney Beaches... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
A poetic, personal, candid and richly descriptive account ofover 40 journeys, on foot, in a kayak and by campervan to different parts of the South Coast of New South Wales over the last twenty years. It includes observations of animals, plants, people, history, ship wrecks, ecology, lakes and islands, and encounters with cuckoos, terns, owls, snakes,... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Opening with a macabre mid-nineteenth century murder, The Mayne Inheritance unfolds like a gothic thriller. Was it the murder victim?s money that founded patriarch Patrick Mayne?s Queen Street business empire? Were the whispered accusations of murder and genetic madness true? For 150 years, scandal and mystery have surrounded the Maynes, a wealthy... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 19.99
In the months following his resignation as prime minister of Australia in late August 1941, Robert Menzies swayed between relief at his release from the burdens of office and despair that his life at the top had come to so little. Many followers of Australian political history, including Liberal Party supporters, forget that Menzies had many years... more...
- Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 19.99
In Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin, Diane Bell invites her readers into the complex and contested world of the cultural beliefs and practices of the Ngarrindjeri of South Australia; teases out the meanings and misreadings of the written sources; traces changes and continuities in oral accounts; challenges assumptions about what Ngarrindjeri women know, how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The nations of the Pacific Basin - in East and Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific islands and the Americas - make up the world's largest economic zone, and its most culturally diverse region. In recent years its Asian 'Tiger Economies' have suffered economic collapse and unfinished business from the Cold War has produced continuing conflict... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 34.99
Memorable speeches define a people and a place: they define a nation. It is impossible to imagine Australia's past without Peter Lalor's rallying cry at the Eureka Stockade or Ned Kelly's last words from the dock. Or to imagine recent decades without Pauline Hanson's controversial maiden speech in parliament or Gough Whitlam's famous words after the... more...