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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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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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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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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume IV No 3, June 30th, 1931

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1931

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID258633


Small Quarto Size. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Diagrams. Original contents in facsimile covers. 133 pages Contains articles on Beaked Whales from South Australia, the Goose-beaked Whale in New Ireland, the Pigmy Right Whale in South Australian Waters, the Australian Xanthid Crab, Pelecypoda from the "Flindersian" Region, South Australia, Staphylinidae in the South Australian Museum and Australian Coleoptera. Also in... View more info

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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

ISBN: 192500371X


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

ISBN: 1862545855


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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Bush Mechanics From Yuendumu to the World

By: Paul, Mandy and Bolognese, Michelangelo

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mile End, SA, Wakefield Press: 2018

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302508

ISBN: 1743055153


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Card covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 77 pages Bush Mechanics first screened on the ABC in 2001, starring young Warlpiri men, rusty old cars and the Australian outback. It was a hit. Funny, ingenious and sometimes confronting, Bush Mechanics was filmed in and around Yuendumu, one of the largest Aboriginal communities in Central Australia. The stories centred around cars, but provided... View more info

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The Last Protector. The Illegal Removal of Aboriginal Children from Their Parents in South Australia

By: Raynes, Cameron

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Kent Town SA, Wakefield Press: 2018

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID299643

ISBN: 1862548048


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. xvi, 102 pages This book presents a compelling case, from the State's own archives, that the South Australian Government, under William Richard Penhall, the last Chief Protector of Aborigines, illegally took Aboriginal children from their parents between 1939-1953. Such a claim has never been sustained for any Australian Government, state or federal until now. View more info

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Attitudes and Social Conditions. Aborigines in Australian Society

By: Taft, Ronald; Dawson, John & Beasley, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID147040

ISBN: 0708107370


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small texta mark to ffep [over name I presume]. 190 pages Three essays on social issues facing Aboriginal people - one in Western Australia and the other two in New South Wales. But, as the blurb says, these studies will be on interest to anyone concerned with European-Aboriginal relations. View more info

Image for The Australian Museum Magazine Vol III No 10 Apr-June 1929

The Australian Museum Magazine Vol III No 10 Apr-June 1929

By: Trustees of the Australian Museum

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Australian Museum: 1929

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID277572


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Contents have been rebound in new card covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 34 pages Contains 8 articles on Australian natural history and Aborigines. Of particular note are: Marine Animals from Low Isles, Queensland [Whitley and Boardman]; Aboriginal Adaptability [Thorpe]; Life in a Mangrove Swamp [Musgrave]; Naturalists in Australia - The Frenchmen [Iredale]. View more info

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The Aboriginal Economy in Transition. Inspiring visions of the future

By: Udo-Ekpo, Lawrence T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seaview Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260867

ISBN: 1740081358


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 156 pages A positive view of the progress made by Aboriginal Australians to that time. Contents: The Recent History of the Aboriginal Economy; The Globalisation of the Aboriginal Economy; Visions of the Future - the struggle for self sufficiency; Managing the Aboriginal Economy in Outstations; Transforming the Cultural Industry; New Enterprises in Aboriginal Australia; Future Success - Conclusions. The author was ... View more info

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Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch Proceedings for the Season 1965 - 66 Volume 67

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Geographical Society , South Australian Branch: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288480


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - stiff Card Covers. Light marking to pale covers. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. 104 pages Major aricles include: The Need for Preservation of Aboriginal Cave Art [Edwards]; patterns of post-European Aboriginal Migration in South Australia [ Gale]; Matthew Flinders as an Author [Austin]; Proclamation day, South Australia [Mayo]; New Light on Captain Sturt's Northern expedition [Lawrenson]; A... View more info

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Passport to Nowhere: Aborigines in Australian Cricket 1850-1939

By: Whimpress, Bernard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Walla Walla Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302246

ISBN: 1876718064


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. 298 pages. A groundbreaking revision of the history of Aboriginal cricket written by noted sporting historian. Also features individual case studies. View more info

Image for Changing Skin Colour in Australia: Herbert Basedow and the Black Caucasian. Including Herbert Basedow's 'Knights of the Boomerang' and David Kraus's essay 'On the Photography of Herbert Basedow'

Changing Skin Colour in Australia: Herbert Basedow and the Black Caucasian. Including Herbert Basedow's 'Knights of the Boomerang' and David Kraus's essay 'On the Photography of Herbert Basedow'

By: Zogbaum, Heidi

Price: $52.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID257404

ISBN: 1921509929


Octavo Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes Herbert Basedow's 'Knights of the Boomerang' and David Kaus's essay 'On the Photography of Herbert Basedow'. 324 pages "When in 1997 the Bringing Them Home Report about the forcible removal of part-Aboriginal children from their parents was published, many Australians felt stunned and ashamed. What was such a brutal policy of biological engineering meant to achieve, and who were ... View more info