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The Little Red Yellow Black Book [Fourth Edition] An introduction to Indigenous Australia

By: AIATSIS with Bruce Pascoe

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Aboriginal Studies Press: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780855750527

ISBN: 0855750529

Condition: New


Originally published in 1994, The Little Red Yellow Black Book has established itself as the perfect starting point for those who want to learn about the rich cultures and histories of Australia's First Peoples. Written from an Indigenous perspective, this highly illustrated and accessible introduction covers a range of topics from history, culture and the Arts, through to activism and reconciliation. In this fourth edition, readers will learn about some of the significant contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have made, and continue to make, to the Australian nation... View more info

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Am I Black Enough For You?

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2012

Seller ID: 9781742751924

ISBN: 174275192X

Condition: New


Winner of the Vic Premier's Award for Indigenous Writing. The story of an urban-based high achieving Aboriginal woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia. I'm Aboriginal. I'm just not the Aboriginal person a lot of people want or expect me to be. What does it mean to be Aboriginal? Why is Australia so obsessed with notions of identity? Anita Heiss, successful author and passionate campaigner for Aboriginal literacy, was born a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales, but was raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the... View more info

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The Biggest Estate on Earth : How Aborigines made Australia

By: Bill Gammage

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2012

Seller ID: 9781743311325

ISBN: 174331132X

Condition: New


Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England. Bill Gammage has discovered this was because Aboriginal people managed the land in a far more systematic and scientific fashion than we have ever realised. For over a decade, Gammage has examined written and visual records of the Australian landscape. He has uncovered an extraordinarily complex system of land management using fire and the life cycles of native plants to ensure pl... View more info

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Blood on the Wattle (3e) Massacres and Maltreatment of Aboriginal Australians since 1788

By: Bruce Elder

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2003

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781741100082

ISBN: 1741100089

Condition: New


Blood on the Wattle draws together most of the information about the massacres of Aboriginal people which has been recorded in books and journals. Blood on the Wattle draws together, in a single volume, most of the information about the massacres of Aboriginal people which has been recorded in books and journals. It also creates a broad-based level of awareness of the scale of the massacres of Aboriginal people so that this dimension of Australian history can become part of the Australian consciousness. About the Author: Bruce Elder is an award-winning journalist and writer who has been... View more info

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Australian Cities : Continuity and Change [Third Edition][used book]

By: Clive Forster

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 0195517342

ISBN: 0195517342

Condition: Good


Australian Cities: Continuity and Change 3rd edition examines the changing nature of Australia's major cities from a geographical perspective, and discusses current issues in urban policy. It considers the evolution and ongoing development of Australian cities in response to economic, social, and technological forces. This theme of change is balanced by an awareness of continuity, as our urban environments remain heavily influenced by previous eras. The new edition of this successful book is fully revised and updated and includes new material on environmental sustainability and an increased co... View more info

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I, The Aboriginal : Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2014

Seller ID: 9781742575001

ISBN: 1742575005

Condition: New


In his youth, Waipuldanya was taught to track and hunt wild animals, to live off the land, to provide for his family with the aid only of his spears and woomeras. This is the gripping story of his boyhood and youth, and how he trained as a skilled medical assistant, to become a citizen of both the Aboriginal and whitefella worlds. This is the first great classic of Aboriginal autobiography, as told to renowned writer, Douglas Lockwood. Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts OBE (1922 – 24 November 1988) was a traditional doctor, activist and advisor to the Commonwealth Government of Australia on Abori... View more info

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We, The Aborigines

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2019

Edition: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760791384

ISBN: 1760791385

Condition: New


Stories of Aboriginal people culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda , Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra Nongomeri , Iwaija , Jabu and Moola Boola Douglas Lockwood began writing books based on his own knowledge and experiences with the Aborigines of northern and central Australia in the late 1950s. These books, which include I, The Aboriginal and We, The Aborigines, made his name known around Australia and in many other parts of the world. I, The Aboriginal won the Adelaide Advertiser literary competition in 1962. His other writing awards include the Walkley Award for... View more info

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

By: Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Particular Books: 2017

Seller ID: 9780141986005

ISBN: 014198600X

Condition: New


100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding. 'The feminist bedtime story book you'll wish you had growing up' Stylist. What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovel... View more info

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My Culture and Me

By: Gregg Dreise

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Puffin: 2019

Seller ID: 9780143789376

ISBN: 0143789376

Condition: New


A stirring story about pride, respect and maintaining culture. Feel the rhythm of the music, from your heart down to your feet. Enjoy the movements of melodies, as clapsticks keep a strong beat. This is my culture. This is me. Beautifully written and illustrated, My Culture and Me is a heartfelt and stirring story of cherishing and sustaining Indigenous cultures. About the Author: Gregg Dreise grew up in south-west Queensland in a large family that loves music, art, sport, culture and family. He is very proud of his Kamilaroi and Euahlayi heritage. The Kamilaroi and Euahlayi peo... View more info

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From Ace to Ze : The Little Book of LGBT Terms

By: Harriet Dyer

Price: $16.99

Publisher: UK, Summersdale Publishers: 2018

Seller ID: 9781786852847

ISBN: 1786852845

Condition: New


Language is one of the key paths to awareness, acceptance and empowerment but honestly, it can be confusing for many people. This easy-to-use dictionary introduces some of the most essential terminology surrounding gender, sexuality and LGBTQIA+ identity. If you have questions about yourself or about the terminology, or even if you're simply interested in learning more, this essential guide will help you navigate the world with knowledge and kindness. View more info

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Bush Food : Aboriginal Food and Herbal Medicine

By: Jennifer Isaacs

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2002

Seller ID: 9781864368161

ISBN: 1864368160

Condition: New


For perhaps fifty thousand years the Aboriginal people have lived, and lived well, in Australia. They have developed a unique knowledge of native plants and a deep understanding of the value of many animal products. Bush Food is an exploration of these traditional skills and a compendium of the kinds of foods eaten by Aborigines. It indicates how food is caught or gathered, hunted or picked, how it is prepared and cooked, and what nutritional value it has. It considers, too, the use of natural products in traditional Aboriginal herbal medicine. View more info

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Five Bells : Being LGBT in Australia

By: Jenny Papalexandris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, The New Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781620971666

ISBN: 1620971666

Condition: New


In a country known as one of the most queer-friendly nations in the world, most Australians support LGBTI rights, federal laws protect queer people from discrimination, transgender Australians are recognized legally as their preferred gender, and the renown of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival has reached across its borders. The eight visual narratives that make up award-winning Australian photographer Jenny Papalexandris’s intimate and thematically rich Five Bells offers a celebration of queer life, giving the reader a visual portrait of everyday life among queer-identifying pe... View more info

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Cooking with the Oldest Foods on Earth : Australian Native Foods Recipes and Sources

By: John Newton

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, New South Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 9781742236124

ISBN: 174223612X

Condition: New


Native produce business is booming and it's about to enter a new phase - Australian native ingredients are beginning to turn up in growers' markets and even local supermarkets. From Warrigal greens and saltbush, to kangaroo and yabbies - John Newton will inspire you to grab some and take it home. This short companion book to the award-winning The Oldest Foods on Earth shows you how to cook with Australian ingredients, where to find them and how to grow them. Organised by ingredient, each chapter includes a brief history, a practical guide, and recipes for you to make in your very own kit... View more info

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Remembering Aboriginal Heroes

By: John Ramsland and Christopher Mooney

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, Brolga Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 9781920785857

ISBN: 192078585X

Condition: New


During the 1940s and '50s in Australia there rose to prominence many icons of Aboriginal descent, representative of the culture of the day and of their own people. Some permanently influenced the minds of Australians and remain famous to this day. Others have been unjustly forgotten. Aboriginal Heroes offers an unparalleled biographical exploration of their lives, providing a prism through which the reader can view and come to a better understanding of significant aspects of resilient Aboriginal culture and its place in Australian history. Albert Namatjira was a great watercolour landscape art... View more info

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I Am Malala : The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban [used book]

By: Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2013

Seller ID: 0297870920

ISBN: 0297870920

Condition: Good


I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price. Shot in the head at point blank range while riding the bus home from school, few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in Northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At si... View more info

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Pleasure : An Almanac for the Heart [used book]

By: Nikki Gemmell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2006

Seller ID: 9780732284404

ISBN: 0732284406

Condition: Good


An Almanac for the Heart.The Bride Stripped Bare exposed female desire as no other book had; raw, intoxicating and breathtakingly libidinous. Now PLEASURE looks set to do the same with more secret women's business - dealing candidly with everything from Brazilian waxes to 'secret' underwear, from coping with broken hearts to what makes a perfect partner (a checklist to cut out and keep), from advice on the friends who flatten you (frenemies) to the importance of empathy. Both bold and intimate, PLEASURE is a book Nikki Gemmell says she looked for as a gift for a cherished friend - and never fo... View more info

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Edward Koiki Mabo : His Life and Struggle for Land Rights (New Edition)

By: Noel Loos and Eddie Koiki Mabo

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9780702249792

ISBN: 0702249793

Condition: New


Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement. Tragically, Mabo died just months before the historic High Court native-title decision that destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius. Originally published by UQP in 1996, this new edition has been updated by Mabo's long-time friend historian Noel Loos. New photographs and a preface by esteemed film director Rachel Perkins give this book the new life it deserves. 'He was in the best sense a fight... View more info

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Celebrating Difference : A whole-school approach to LGBT+ inclusion

By: Shaun Dellenty

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Education: 2019

Seller ID: 9781472961501

ISBN: 1472961501

Condition: New


Celebrating Difference is an inspiring handbook for LGBT+ inclusion, aimed at all primary and secondary teachers and leaders. Written by Shaun Dellenty, internationally celebrated lead in LGBT+ inclusion in education, it is filled with practical advice to enable schools to bring about organisational change to ensure the safety, success and wellbeing of all pupils and staff. This ground-breaking book examines the roots and impact of identity-based prejudice in schools, drawing on Shaun's own experiences of homophobic bullying and his subsequent career as a teacher and school leader. The core o... View more info

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Talking To My Country

By: Stan Grant

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2017

Seller ID: 9781460751985

ISBN: 1460751981

Condition: New


The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and powerful response to racism in Australia and the sorrow, shame, anger and hardship of being an indigenous man. 'We are the detritus of the brutality of the Australian frontier', he wrote, 'We remai... View more info

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Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath

By: Sylvia Plath

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Faber and Faber: 2008

Seller ID: 9780571135868

ISBN: 0571135862

Condition: New


When Sylvia Plath's Ariel was published posthumously, A. Alvarez in the Observer wrote: 'If the poems are despairing, vengeful and destructive, they are at the same time tender, open to things, and also unusually clever, sardonic, hardminded.They are works of great artistic purity and, despite all the nihilism, great generosity.the book is a major literary event.' This selection made by Ted Hughes from all her work shows that Sylvia Plath is clearly a major poet of the twentieth century, a rare example of the egotistical sublime. About the Author: Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, ... View more info