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  1. White Fella – Black Fella

    White Fella – Black Fella: Early European Explorers and Their Engagement with Australian Aborigines [Paperback]

    Wilson McOrist (Author)


    ISBN: 9781922669414
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The early European explorers of Australia, from the early 1600s to the mid-1800s, narrated the bewilderment, misunderstandings, affection and hostility that arose in their encounters with the Indigenous peoples. Of their reports, many are little k... .... Learn More
  2. Australia's Tasman Wars

    Australia's Tasman Wars: Colonial Australia and Conflict in New Zealand, 1800–1850 [Paperback]

    Craig Wilcox (Author)


    ISBN: 9781922669452
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The British settlement in eastern Australia in 1788 and the strong establishment of the British colony of New South Wales created a maritime frontier in the Tasman Sea and Southwest Pacific. Maritime frontier conflict occurred from Tonga to Tahiti... .... Learn More
  3. Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire

    Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish Museums [Hardback]

    Gaye Sculthorpe (Editor); Maria Nugent (Editor); Howard Morphy (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780714124902
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Museums across Great Britain and Ireland hold Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (collectively referred to as 'Indigenous') cultural heritage of exceptional value, but which is largely unknown, rarely seen and poorly understood. Gifted, sold, e... .... Learn More
  4. The Dystopia in the Desert

    The Dystopia in the Desert: The silent culture of Australia’s remotest Aboriginal communities [Paperback]

    Tadhgh Purtill (Author)


    ISBN: 9781925333862
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The Ngaanyatjarra Lands, deep in Western Australia, are home to Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities. Beset by social problems, the communities and their residents are detached from mainstream Australia by factors of distance and culture... .... Learn More
  5. Malaita

    Malaita [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)


    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Volume: 201
    Malaita traces the history and culture of a Pacific island from the 19th to 21st centuries through over 600 images drawn from the archives of the British Museum and public and private photographic collections around the world. This book explore... .... Learn More

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