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Image for Conquest of the Ngarrindjeri The Story of the Lower Murray Lakes Tribes

Conquest of the Ngarrindjeri The Story of the Lower Murray Lakes Tribes

By: Jenkin, Graham

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID277138


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 300 pages A perceptive review of the modern history of the Aboriginal people of the Lower Murray Lakes in South Australia. Winner of the South Australian Biennial Literature Prize. View more info

Image for Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past. A Global Perspective

Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past. A Global Perspective

By: Johnson, Murray

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279144


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. 260 pages This book places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. The author discusses the pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity, and he engages with current controversies, including the extinction of megafauna, land management practices, and social development over many millennia. View more info

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Ochre and Rust. Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers (Signed by Author)

By: Jones, Philip

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID221151


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. As new condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Signed by author. 440 pages This book takes Aboriginal artefacts from their museum shelves, and traces their biographies, revealing charged and nuanced moments of encounter in Australia's frontier history. Winner of the 2008 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-Fiction. View more info

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Every Second Child

By: Kalokerinos, Archie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson [Australia] Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295657


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small closed tear to rear spine edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Foreword by Nobel Laureate, Dr Linus Pauling. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 145 pages For eight years Dr Kalokerinos worked among the Aborigines of Collarenebri yet, in spite of his efforts, year by year the number of children dying increased. I... View more info

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From the Centre to the City Aboriginal Education, Culture and Power

By: Keeffe, Kevin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aboriginal Studies Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272504


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Some very minor creasing to front cover. 198 pages This book is about the directions taken in Australia to develop an Aboriginal curriculum in schools. View more info

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A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Language of the Aborigines of the MacDonnell Ranges contained in the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XIV Part 1

By: Kempe, H. Rev.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289623


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very good condition in original wrappers. Tiny chip to lower front edge. There are a number of black and white illustrations and coloured plates unrelated to Kempe's paper. 54 pages [article only] The Rev Kempe was a missionary attached to the Hermmansburg Mission. In this paper was presented to the Society on December 2, 1890. It dealt with the vocabulary of the tribe inhabiting the River Finke, but he also indicated that it 'is ... View more info

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The Battle of Parramatta 21 to 22 March 1797

By: Lim, Jonathan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293490


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 68 pages Making use of little-known sources and knowledge of the geography and settlement of the area, this book deals in depth with the battle and the dramatic events leading up to it, covering: the remarkable story of convict settlement in the frontier world of the Northern Boundary, today the Sydney suburbs of Carlingford, Oatlands and North Parramatta; the desperate guerrilla campaign waged by Pemulwuy; the doub... View more info

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Generations of Resistance The Aboriginal Struggle for Justice

By: Lippmann, Lorna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Longman Cheshire: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID122163


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Stamp to prelims. 243 pages Traces the Aboriginal struggle for justice from 1788 to the time of publication. Gives a wealth of detail on issues such as health, education, housing, and the law which will be of value to students and the general reader interested in race relations. View more info

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Wangkangurru of the Desert

By: Lucas, Judy & Barlow, Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann Library: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295530


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Ex Library copy but in very good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 64 pages Aboriginal peoples series. View more info

Image for Raparapa  Kularr Martuwarra. All right, now we go 'side the river, along that sundown way.

Raparapa Kularr Martuwarra. All right, now we go 'side the river, along that sundown way.

By: Marshall, Paul (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Broome, Western Australia, Magabala Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID80850


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages Stories from the Fitzroy River Drovers View more info

Image for Wurley and Wommera: Aboriginal Life and Craft

Wurley and Wommera: Aboriginal Life and Craft

By: Mathews, Janet

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Collins: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2039


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 128pages. View more info

Image for Survival In Our Own Land "Aboriginal" experiences in "South Australia" since 1836 told by Nungas and Others

Survival In Our Own Land "Aboriginal" experiences in "South Australia" since 1836 told by Nungas and Others

By: Mattingley, Christobel and Hampton, Ken [Editors]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID295044


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Maps. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 339pages This book presents history in "South Australia" for the first time from the point of view of Nunga's, as many "Aborigines" call themselves, showing Goonya's, or Europeans, as invaders. Almost 150 Nunga's ha... View more info

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When You Grow Up

By: McDonald, Connie Nungulla with Jill Finnane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Broome, Western Australia, Magabala Books: 1996

Seller ID: ID302177


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 260 pages View more info

Image for Blood, Bones and Spirit. Aboriginal Christianity in an East Kimberley Town

Blood, Bones and Spirit. Aboriginal Christianity in an East Kimberley Town

By: McDonald, Heather

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297818


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition -an excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 238 pages This book analyses how Aboriginal people have appropriated Biblical stories of land inheritance, expansion and loss in order to make sense of their own dispossession. View more info

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Aboriginal History Volume Three 1979 Part I

By: McIntosh, Magdalene & Rothwell, Elaine; Ferry, John; Stanner, W. E. H. & Barwick, Diane; Donaldson, Tamsin

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aboriginal History: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302336


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs. 166 pages. Contents include: Maddie by Magdalene McIntosh and Elaine Rothwell; Judy Inglis Memorial Prize essay 1978: The failureof the New South Wales missions to the Aborigines before 1845 by John Ferry; Not By eastern windows only: anthropological advice to the Australian governments in 1938 by W.E.H. Stanner and Diane Barwick; Translating oral literature: Abor... View more info

Image for Shade and Shelter. The Story of Aboriginal Family Resettlement

Shade and Shelter. The Story of Aboriginal Family Resettlement

By: McLeod, Isabelle [Text] & Reid, Billy [Illustrations]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, The Jacaranda Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289241


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine just a little sunned [still clear] & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 58 pages This book is the story of a program run by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people, written and illustrated by two Aboriginal people. As the text unfolds the reader sees clearly the motive of ... View more info

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Goodbye Dreamtime

By: McNally, Ward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID222087


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is a little rubbed & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 161 pages View more info

Image for Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of the Encounter Bay Tribe: South Australia

Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of the Encounter Bay Tribe: South Australia

By: Meyer, H.E.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1963[1846]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID143057


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in brown synthetic boards. Small bumps to top of spine and bottom corner. South Australian Facsimile Series No. 20. A scarce title. 15 pages Originally published in 1846. View more info

Image for My Place

My Place

By: MORGAN, Sally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302169


Octavo Size. Very Good+ condition. . 358 pages View more info

Image for The Aborigines And Their Country

The Aborigines And Their Country

By: Mountford, Charles P

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285269


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected inour purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 143 pages View more info