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

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


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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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


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


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


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


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

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Me and Mary Kangaroo

By: Glbert, Kevin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296489


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 55 pages A true story from the author's childhood. 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


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

Image for Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 4

Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 4

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276735


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers 101 pages Contains papers on Acarina, Sharks, Cowrie Shells of Fiji and Sand-dwelling Cumacea. Also includes important papers on Australian Aborigines - " Large Stone Implements from South Australia" by H.M.Cooper [26 pages] and "Some Aboriginal Camp Sites in Woakwine Range Region of South East of South Australia." By... View more info

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Sister Ruth

By: Hall, Victor C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman Limited: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301982


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has a couple of chips with some loss, a small piece missing from the base of rear panel - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208pages A biography of a courageous nurse who through her compassion and love for the aborigines of Arnhem Land has become a legendary figure throughout Australia. Uncommon title. View more info

The Dreamtime Society

By: Hallows, John

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID9571


Octavo size,, Very Good in Good+ Dustjacket, now protected. Mild edgewear to DJ and small tear to upper front edge. 282pages. View more info

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The Best of Both Worlds: Aboriginal Health Then and Now (Occasional Papers No 36)

By: Hargrave, John C.

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291505


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound 9 pages Occasional Papers No. 36 State Library of the Northern Territory. The seventh Eric Johnson Lecture delivered in 1992. View more info

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Songs of the Songmen: Aboriginal Myths Retold

By: Harney, Bill & Elkin, A.P.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1968

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID288183


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some wear to spine ends with a small amount of loss, c chipped and creased corners and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book is lightly rubbed at spine ends. Black & white illustrations. 178 pages Contents include Native Sayings, Our Dreaming, As Songmen Sing, Introduction, Spelling of Native Names and Terms, Songs of Creation, The Songs of Life and Death, The Son... View more info

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A Story of Fire Continued Aboriginal Christianity

By: Hart, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, New Creation Publications: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID217877


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Signed by author 268 pages View more info

Image for Noonkambah. Whose Land, Whose Law

Noonkambah. Whose Land, Whose Law

By: Hawke, Steve and Gallagher, Michael

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID199074


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm].Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Newspaper clipping neatly taped to inside of front cover. 351 pages View more info

Image for Lost and Found.  The Life of Jimmy James Black Tracker

Lost and Found. The Life of Jimmy James Black Tracker

By: Holmes, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by the Author: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID277323


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - some light rubbing. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and colour illustrations by Margareth Holmes. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages [crossed out] 98 pages Jimmy James OAM (1913-91) was an Aboriginal Australian and member of the Pitjantjatjara people, who was best known as an Aboriginal tracker who helped South Australian Police in tracking criminals over a forty year period. Born near... View more info