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Author: A P Elkin, Professor of Anthropology, University of Sydney, Editor of "Oceania" AUSTRALIA ABORIGINAL HISTORY & CULTURE : REVISED 3rd EDITION
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1956 reprinted Third Edition, large hardcover 8vo with dj, 349 revised pages (2nd was 262pp.) 13 chapters, addl reading, extensive index.
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with boxed gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION no inscriptions, occasional mild fox-ageing to endpapers & page edges, ROBUST, in a intact FAIR DUSTJACKET, with a rear chip, rubbing & edgewear.
Description: Australian Aboriginal anthropology.At the time it was written it was a standard work on the subject with scientific exposition of the tribal & social organization, law, belief, ritual & philosophy of the Aborigines. By a well-respected Sydney Professor.
Author: The Report by Mr Justice Toohey to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and related matters.
Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1984, softcover 8vo without dj, 143 pages, 35 sections/chapters & Index.
Condition:Card bound softcover with title to slightly faded spine and frcvr, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions with slight rubbing to spine, corners & edges.
Description: Covering such subjects as - From Community Living Areas to Land in Towns - From Land Access to Traditional Land Claims - Register of Traditional Owners - discussions - Land Councils -Mining & miner's rights - Sacred Sites
Author: BILL ROSSER "To All my brothers and sisters who have suffered under the Tyranny of the Queensland Aboriginal Act"
Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1978, softcover 8vo without dj, 92 pages, Chapters.
Condition:Card-bound softcover with title to spine and frcvr, slight rubbing to spine, corners & edges, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions.
Description: An angry book written by a man with Aboriginal ancestry about this dysfunctional Queensland Aboriginal community (of the 1970s).
Author: Edited by Peter Hanks and Bryan Keon-Cohen -Essays in Memory of Elizabeth Eggleston - Critical legal issues facing Aboriginal & White Australia
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1988, Second impression, 1st pub. 1984, softcover large 8vo, 366pp., 11 Chapters, Table : of cases, of legislation, of treaties.
Condition:Stiff card-bound softcover with title to spine and front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr and initials to outside page edges, plus a 'This book belongs to' stamp to title page
Description: This book isolates the major legal issues facing Aboriginal and white Australia. All the issues addressed represent real, unresolved problems for those concerned with the role of justice. A discussion of critical Legal issues facing the community.
Author: Professor Henry Reynolds - Senior Lecturer in History, James Cook University of North Queensland
Publisher: Cassell,Melbourne, 1973, reprint, softcover large 8vo, 9 chapters, 185 pp including INDEX, ABORIGINAL HISTORY & REPORTS
Condition:Stiff card-bound softcover, title to spine and illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with rubbing to the outside cover and a name in pen to the titlepage.
Description: Frontier Conflict, The Aftermath of Violence, Accomodation, The Caste Barrier, Disease and Deprivation, The Morality of Settlement, The Image of the Aborigine
The Missionary Impulse, Government Policies. taken from State & Commonwealth Parliament etc
Author: Lorna Lippmann - This is the basic text used by upper secondary and tertiary students for a decade in New South Wales.
Publisher: Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1992, First reprint from Second edition 1991, 1st pub. 1981, softcover 8vo, 185pages, 9 Chapters, Annotated Bibliography & INDEX.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with no inscriptions .
Description: Topics dealt with include the history of black-white relations in Australia, including the latest research findings; (as at 1992) the background to, and current position of, land rights, health and education; and the renaissance of Aboriginality.
Author: Professor Henry Reynolds - Professor of History at James Cook University of North Queensland
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1989, reprint, softcover large 8vo, 3 parts, 7 Chapters, 234 pages incl. INDEX.
Condition:Stiff card-bound softcover, title to spine and illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, with no inscriptions
Description: Part 1 : Conflict: Unrecorded Battlefields - Deeds of Blood -Generations hardened against the Natives. Part 2. Ideology : Black Brothers - Savages. Part 3. ;The Land: The Rights of the Soil - This whispering in our Hearts CONCLUSION
Author: DOUGLAS LOCKWOOD - Renown author and Winner of the Adelaide Festival of Arts Award 1962 with this important book which influenced a generation.
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1966, School Edition, 1st pub. 1962, large softcover 8vo, Illustrated endpapers & map, 240pp., 16 Chapters + epilogue. A REMARKABLE BOOK of CHANGE.
Condition:Illustrated stiff card-bound softcover, title to spine and illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr & small white-out mark to frepr, a couple of small tape marks to inside covers.
Description: This book is the biography of Waipuldanya, or Wadjiri-Wadjiri - A full-blood aboriginal of the Alawa people at Roper River in the Northern Territory, known also by his 'white-feller' name of Phillip Roberts, with over 100+ hours of interviews.