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Image for Records of the South Australian Museum Volume XIII No 2

Records of the South Australian Museum Volume XIII No 2

By: Edited by the Museum Director

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1958

Seller ID: ID294955


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. Contains articles Aboriginal cave paintings at Sleisbeck Northern Australia [Charles Mountford]; Ghost moths [Norman Tindale]; New Cretaceous fossils from New Guinea [Martin F. Glaessner]; Australian Beetle-mimicking bugs [Gordon F. Gross]; On Central Australian Mammals [H.H. Finlayson]. View more info

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Aboriginal Bark Canoes of the Murray Valley

By: Edwards, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276744

ISBN: 0851794122


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 80 pages. View more info

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An Introduction to Aboriginal Societies

By: Edwards, W.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wentworth Falls, Social Science Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID275753

ISBN: 0949218650


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. viii, 121 pages An Introduction to the study of traditional aboriginal society for senior secondary school and early tertiary level students. View more info

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The Australian Aborigines

By: Elkin, A.P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID203058

ISBN: 020713863X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a minor crease in laminate & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 397 pages View more info

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The Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of Their Relations With Europeans from Volume II of The Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia

By: Eyre, Edward John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Friends of State Library of South Australia: 2010

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID251575

ISBN: 1876154586


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition. Black & white illustrations. xiv, 372 pages This publication is a reprint of a portion of the 1997 facsimile edition of Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia which was published by Friends of State Library of South Australia. The original publication was issued in 1845. Introduction by Valmai Hankel. View more info

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Out of the Silence. The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars

By: Foster, Robert & Nettelbeck, Amanda

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299646

ISBN: 1743050399


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 233 pages When South Australia was founded in 1836, the British government was pursuing a new approach to the treatment of Aboriginal people, hoping to avoid the violence that marked earlier Australian settlement. "Out of the Silence" explores the nature and extent of violence in South Australia in the light of the foundational promise to provide Abori... View more info

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Fatal Collisions. The South Australian frontier and the violence of memory

By: Foster, Robert; Hosking, Rick & Nettlebeck, Amanda

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2017

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271507

ISBN: 1862545332


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black & white illustrations. 168 pages An examination of violence, generally racially based, in historical rural South Australia and how it was reported at the time and has been remembered. View more info

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Flight of the Kingfisher : A journey among Kukatja Aborigines

By: Furlong, Monica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8501

ISBN: 0002553317


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 178pages A rare blend of travel, autobiography and spiritual anthropology View more info

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Poverty among Aboriginal Families in Adelaide

By: Gale, Fay and Binnion, Joan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6024

ISBN: 0642007926


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Overall Good+ Condition. Some rubbing to spine edges. Ownership stamp to half-title page and to inside of rear cover 52pages. Australian Government Commission of Inquiry into Poverty. View more info

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Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System. The injustice of Justice?

By: Gale, Gay, Bailey-Harris, Rebecca & Wundersitz, Joy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295641

ISBN: 0521374642


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 156 pages This book is vital reading for those concerned about the subtle and tenacious discrimination which can remain institutionalised within a system. Fay Gale was a highly regarded Australian academic noted for her work on Aboriginal issues. This book focuses on the experience in South Australia but could be widely applied to th... View more info

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What Became of the Australian Aborigines?

By: Gamack, Ronald S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Exeter, UK, Wheaton: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297030


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 90 pages View more info

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Songs of the Dreamtime

By: Gandadila, Terry [Commentary by]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fidado: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID249875

ISBN: 1875634061


Square Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in a very good dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour reproductions of the paintings of Jack Wunuwun and colour photographs. 48 pages Ancestral story of the Murrungun/Djinang Clan, Miwirnbi, Northern Territory. Images courtesy of The Holms a Court Collection. View more info

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Melding of Two Spirits: From the 'Yiminga' of the Tiwi to the 'Yiminga' of Christianity (Occasional Papers No. 35)

By: Gardiner, Sister Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID292214

ISBN: 0724507256


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Stapled bound - card covers. Decorated in black & white by Ancilla Puruntatameri. 9 pages The text of a talk given by Sister Anne Gardiner at the State Library in 1991. Sister Anne was the Principal of St Theresa's School, Nguiu on Bathurst Island at the time of the speech, View more info

Image for Living Black: Blacks talk to Kevin Gilbert (signed by Kevin Gilbert)

Living Black: Blacks talk to Kevin Gilbert (signed by Kevin Gilbert)

By: GILBERT, Kevin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Allen Lane The Penguin Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition (Australia)

Seller ID: ID304173

ISBN: 0713911123


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Signed by the author. 305 pages. View more info

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Storytracking Texts, Stories and Histories in Central Australia

By: Gill, Sam D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303371


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. An excellent copy. 276 pages View more info

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Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People

By: Gray, Geoffrey

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286443

ISBN: 1925003655


MINT - a NEW copy. 291 pages Examines the 1940s Northern Territory based work of noted anthropologists Ronald and Catherine Berndt, the relationship with the, then, large cattle producing concern, Vesteys and the Aboriginal people. Abrogating Responsibility seeks answers to the question: how was it possible, with so much knowledge about the horrendous conditions Aboriginal people laboured and lived in, and so many well-intentioned agencies and individuals, that nothing ... View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 3

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1943

Seller ID: ID276736


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. 70 pages Contains various papers on Australian Acarina, Spiders, Endoparasites. Also includes two papers on Aboriginal implements "Some Aboriginal Stone Implements of Western Australia" by Noone [9 pages] and "South Australian Microlithic Stone Implements'' by Campbell and Noone [26 pages]. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 3

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1939

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID282066


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Facsimile card covers. Contents original. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 127 pages Contains various articles on Fossil Chitons, Pygmy Sperm Whale, Gammaridea, Astroconus and amphipoda. Also includes " Eagle and Crow Myths of the Maraura Tribe, Lower Darling River, New South Wales" by Tindale and "The Evolution of the Human Motif in Papuan Arrow Design" by Berndt. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 2 December1942

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1942

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290062


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 85 pages Contains various articles on Acarina of Australia, Nemotodes, ghost Moths. Also includes "Ceremonial Objects of the Dieri Tribe, Cooper Creek, South Australia." By Vogelsang; an a lengthy article "Echinodermata of the Flindersian Region of South Australia" by Cotton and Godfrey. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 4

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290058


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 157 pages Contains various articles on Copepoda, Molluscs, Australian Acarina. Also includes "Fossil Human Skull Fragments of Probably Pleistocene Age from Aitape, New Guinea" by Fenner; "Some Polychrome Incised Pottery Ware from Mt Turu, New Guinea" by Tinsdale; "Flint Instruments of Tasmanian Manufacture Fou... View more info