Cultural studies

Terrible Hard Biscuits

Edited by Valerie Chapman and Peter Read

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

A major resource for anyone interested in Aboriginal history.

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Contested Ground

Edited by Ann McGrath

Format: Paperback

AUD $45.00

Traces the various disputes involved in relationships between Aboriginal and white Australians since 1788, and explores both the dispossession of Aboriginal peoples and their continuing activism in the search for improving relations.

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Cultural Planning Handbook

David Grogan and Colin Mercer with David Engwicht

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

The book has practical guidelines for mapping the cultural resources of communities and devising and implementing appropriate cultural development strategies.

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Myths to Live by

Joseph Campbell

AUD $32.99

The author of the bestselling four-volume series The Masks of God explores how these enduring myths still influence our daily lives and can provide personal meaning in our lives.

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Freedom Bound II

Marilyn Lake Katie Holmes

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

Together with its companion volume, Freedom Bound I, which deals with the period of colonisation, this volume explores twentieth-century Australia and documents the dreams that inspired women, the pleasures and pain that informed their politics and the desires that enthralled them, even as they bade them to be free.

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Framing Technology

Lelia Green Roger Guinery (Ed)

Format: Paperback

AUD $39.99

Framing Technology uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore some of the key issues in technology today, including virtual reality, gender, health, the environment, regulation, the information society, surveillance and globalisation.

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The Making of the Aborigines

Bain Attwood

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

In this startling and original study, Bain Attwood reveals how relationships between indigenous Australians and European colonisers determined the hearts and minds of the indigenous peoples, making them anew as Aboriginals. A story of cultural change and continuity both poignant and disturbing in its telling, this important book is sure to provoke controversy about what it means to be Aboriginal.

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Women, Rites and Sites

Edited by Peggy Brock

Format: Paperback

AUD $32.99

Women, Rites & Sites is a collection of essays which explore the active role of women in Aboriginal cultural and religious life. It should be read by all people interested in Aboriginal-white relations, in Aboriginal culture and women's studies.

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Born in the Cattle

Ann McGrath

AUD $24.99

Born in the Cattle is a major work of social history, describing the extensive involvement of Aboriginal people in the northern cattle industry and the texture of everyday life and work in the outback north before World War II.

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Fighters and Singers

Edited by Isobel White, Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

The literature on Australian Aborigines is vast, but much of it is strangely silent about the experiences and activities of women. This collection of stories of the eventful lives and strong characters of a number of Aboriginal women offers a more intimate and personal view.

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