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Pocket History of Australia: From Aboriginal Arrival to the Present Day

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wingfield, SA, Australia, Cameron House: 2002

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS626

ISBN: 1875999574

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 236gms, 193 pages. Book is in very condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Kakadu National Park

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Northern Territory, Australia, Barker Souvenirs:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: AUST33

ISBN: 0959236635

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, edition not stated, 238gms, no page numbers. Primarily photographic tribute to the Kakadu National Park. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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As a Matter of Fact: Answering the Myths and Misconceptions About Indigneous Australians

By: ATSIC

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woden, ACT, Australia, Office of Public Affairs: 1998

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Seller ID: ABO45

ISBN: 0642320225

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint with corrections, 292gms, 71 pages. Book is in good conditition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Stolen Children, The: Their Stories

By: Bird, Carmel (ed)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO19

ISBN: 0091836891

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 240gms, 194 pages. Includes extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blood Sweat & Tears: Australians and Sport

By: Cadigan, Neil; Hogg, Don; Messop, Brian; Nelson, Venetia; Sleeman, Richard; Webster, Jim; Wilkins, Phil

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Australia, Lothian Publishing Company Pty Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS320

ISBN: 0850913136

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,475gms, 326 pages, pale yellow coloured endpapers. Blood, Sweat and Tears describes our (Australians) mania for sport, our obsession with winning, the nearness of violence in the boxing ring or on the football field, the fierce rivalry between club or team, the unsquashable habit of gambling, the divisions that run through sport, whether you're male or female, white or Aboriginal, upper-class or working-class. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear ... View more info

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Elements of the Aborigine Tradition, The

By: Cowan, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1852303093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with pictorial cover, first edition, 166gms, 138 pages. This book explains the elements of the aboriginal tradition including: the world of the sky heroes and how the land was formed by mythic creatures from the Dreaming; their secret rites and rituals and ideas of reincarnation; how their stories, fables and myths sustain the belief in the metaphysical basis of the human spirit; and how they represent the conscience of all mankind, offering us today a parable for survival. A good solid copy with no spinal damage and of good reading quality. The book displays some general wear... View more info

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Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Spirit

By: Downing, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian National University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO18

ISBN: 0731503953

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 350gms, 181 pages. Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Sprit is a study of the 'Outstation' or Homelands movement- a movement of Aboriginal people away from larger settlements into small communities in remote areas, generally in their own tribal 'homelands', where there are many areas of sacred importance to the ancestor, creation stories of their clans. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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From Earlier Fleets: Hemisphere - An Aboriginal Anthology 1978

By: Henderson, Kenneth Russell (ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hemisphere: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO46

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 248gms, 96 pages. This is an anthology of articles that appeared in the Hemisphere publication. Book is in good conditition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Legendary Tales

By: Langloh Parker, K.; and Drake-Brockman, H. (ed)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Brolga Books Pty Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ABO16

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 78gms, 127 pages. They are charming, these legends, child-like in their simplicity yet adult in wisdom; and there's a quality of poetry about them that will endear them not only to children but to all who are young at heart. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Inside front page shows a few pen markings. Cover shows sticky tape markings on the inside and some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Kakadu: The Making of a National Park

By: Lawrence, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carlton South, VIC, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS458

ISBN: 0522848680

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 910gms, 384 pages, blue endpapers. This book offers a fascinating and comprehensive account of the social and political history of the establishment and development of Kakadu National Park, and of the joint management arrangements between the Australian Nature Conservation and the traditional Aboriginal owners of the Park. Book is in good condition with some very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some light chipping and bumping, otherwise no ... View more info

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Secret Country, A

By: Pilger, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Jonathan Cape: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS608

ISBN: 0224026003

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 792gms, 298 pages, blank endpapers. A Secret Country investigates the nature of this unique immigrant society, one of the most culturally diverse on earth, yet one which still practises a form of aprtheid against the original Australians and often prefers to forget the black genocide on which it was built. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved mar... View more info

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Fraser Island and Cooloola: Australia's Wilderness Heritage

By: Sinclair, John

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS48

ISBN: 0725408413

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1385gms, 256 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book surveys the Aboriginal and European history of this Great Sandy Region, describes and explains its major features, and clearly demonstrates why this unique part of Australia must be preserved for generations. The text is supported by superb photographs. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs more than 1kg and may... View more info

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Aborigines & Uranium and Other Essays

By: Tatz, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Heinemann Educational Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO3

ISBN: 0858592762

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268gms, 190 pages. These essays, written over two years, are about the contemporary Aboriginal experience. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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South Australia's Heritage

By: Walker, Jenny (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Netley, SA, Australia, Department of Environment and Planning: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS463

ISBN: 0724346805

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1285gms, 227 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of those places that are part of South Australia's legacy of the past. It gives an overview of the State's social and economic development, the Aboriginal perspective of the landscape, the growth of the city of Adelaide, mining and smelting, rural industry, and commerce. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with onl... View more info