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Image for Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI

Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI

By: Basedow, Herbert; Howchin, Walter (Editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated): 1907

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID293427


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to edges and spine. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates. 62 pages + 19 plates (357 pages + 29 plates) As well as black and white photographs the Basedow paper also includes two colour plates of rock drawings. The paper recounts Basedow's experience in 1905 during a geological expedition in Northern Territory. As well as this paper the Proceedings also include a number of natural h... View more info

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Daughters of the Dreaming

By: Bell, Diane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, McPhee Gribble Publishers: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID251599

ISBN: 0868614726


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 342 pages View more info

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Pioneers & Settlers. The Aboriginal Australians

By: Berndt, Catherine H. & Berndt, Ronald M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Pitman Australia: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID83140

ISBN: 0858965720


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 150 pages View more info

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Colonialism and its Aftermath A History of Aboriginal South Australia

By: Brock, Peggy and Gara, Tom (Edited by)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Mile End, SA, Wakefield Press: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295596

ISBN: 1743054998


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Traces the ongoing impact of colonialism on Aboriginal individuals, communities and cultures, the disruptions and displacements it has caused, and Aboriginal responses to these challenges. Contributors are Diane Bell, Peggy Brock, Jennifer Caruso, Deane Fergie, Robert Foster, Mary-Anne Gale, Tom Gara, Des Hartman, Luise Hercus, Rani Kerin, Skye Krichauff, Christine Lockwood, Rod Lucas, Ingereth Macfarlane... View more info

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Telling Stories : Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander Performance

By: Casey, Maryrose

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268937

ISBN: 1921875615


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 183 pages Since the late eighteenth century, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander initiated performances have been an important part of cross-cultural communication in Australia. This book investigates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander historical practices for performances for entertainment; how they adapted to colonisation and how these performance prac... View more info

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The Aboriginal People of Tasmania

By: Clark, Julia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID302322

ISBN: 0724611657


Oblong small quarto. Very Good copy. Erratum slip pasted to lower corner of the half-title page. Colour and black & white illustrations. Black and White Photographs. 56 pages View more info

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The Aborigines of Arnhem Land

By: Cole, Keith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID155699

ISBN: 0727010417


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Signed by the author. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 298 pages View more info

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Cleared Out. First Contact in the Western Desert

By: Davenport, Sue; Johnson, Peter & Yuwali

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aboriginal Studies Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID218950

ISBN: 0855754575


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 208 pages The extraordinary story of 1964 and the clearance of some Martu people from the Western Desert to enable the firing of the controversial Blue Streak rockets by the British and Australian governments. View more info

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Dust for the Dancers

By: Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID266393


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with a closed tear to lower fold of rear flap - repaired with tape - no loss. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Sketch maps of the main placed referred to in the book to the endpapers. Previous owner's details to lower edge of front free end paper. x, 214 pages An account of the author's 10,000... View more info

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Simply Human Beings

By: Docker, E.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Jacaranda Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276742


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 260 pages Starts with a brief description of Walgett, an Aboriginal community of the time and then outlines the history of white and Aboriginal Australia. View more info

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Gwion Gwion Nagajno Ungudman Banggal Nyawarra

By: Dulwan Mamaa; Jeff Dorling

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Koln, Konemann: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID3123

ISBN: 3829040601


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm] Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour photographs. Text in English/French/German 336 pages A beautifully illustrated examination of the Ngarinya people from North West Australia and their ancestral sites and lore. View more info

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White on Black. The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art

By: Dutton, Geoffrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293727

ISBN: 0333139534


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in a Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Includes errata slip to half-title page. 168 pages This book is an art book that is also a social history. How the white Europeans saw the black Australians, roughly from 1770 to 1970, and set it down in pencil or ink or paints, is the fascinating measure of their unde... 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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Settlement & Encounter Geographical Studies presented to Sir Grenfell Price

By: Gale, Fay & Lawton, Graham H. [Editors]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268459

ISBN: 0195500857


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a bit rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs, Maps & Diagrams. 251 pages A collection of studies by a number of different authorities, all concerned with the main theme of contact, and often conflict, between man and his environment. Papers include one by Michael Williams on patterns of settlement in South Australia, F.H. Bauer's paper on attempts to settle in the humid tropics o... 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 4, November 30, 1943

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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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII, No 3, May 30, 1943

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1943

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID258637


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