Australian history

Reconciliation Memoirs with Richard Walley

Reconciliation Memoirs with Richard Walley

Reconciliation Memoirs with Dr Richard Walley OAMWritten in collaboration with Victoria Laurie Ea...

Reconciliation Memoirs with Dr Richard Walley OAMWritten in collaboration with Victoria Laurie Each year, Reconciliation WA produces the memoirs of a long-standing champion in the reconciliation movement. This year they sat down with Dr Richard Walley OAM to present his Reconciliation Memoirs, written in collaboration with Victoria Laurie. Dr Walley is a Noongar man and respected Elder, musician, and cultural leader who has been instrumental in the reconciliation movement in Australia. Dr Wal...

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Abandoned Gwalia, Western Australia, and other abandoned towns Abandoned Gwalia, Western Australia, and other abandoned towns

Abandoned Gwalia, Western Australia, and other ...

Abandoned Gwalia, Western Australia, and other abandoned townsErin Jordan Red dirt, intense heat,...

Abandoned Gwalia, Western Australia, and other abandoned townsErin Jordan Red dirt, intense heat, and hordes of flies; the Australian Outback is one of the harshest environments in the world. But this did not stop early settlers from attempting to make a living in the desert in the search for gold and the chance at a better life. Now the mining boom has created specialised camps with fly-in, fly-out workers, leaving once-booming settlements to disappear off the map forever. In this beautifull...

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Fire and Hearth

Fire and Hearth

Fire and Hearth: A study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western AustraliaSy...

Fire and Hearth: A study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western AustraliaSylvia J. Hallam , (Preface by) John Mulvaney Professor Sylvia J. Hallam FAHA has written a substantial Afterword to accompany a facsimile edition of her classic work from 1975, 'Fire and Hearth'. In the light of considerable interest in this subject we are thrilled to release this work of deep scholarship back for a new readership. This revised edition includes a Preface by John Mulvaney, and a fol...

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Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney in conversation with Victoria Laurie The Hon Fred Chaney ...

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney in conversation with Victoria Laurie The Hon Fred Chaney AO’s commitment to social justice, and his belief in the equal value of all people, has driven a long and passionate career in advancing the reconciliation movement in Australia. The 2022 launch of the 'Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney' captures his handover notes from sixty years in the Reconciliation movement. Written by Victoria Laurie.

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Making Australian History

Making Australian History

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and con...

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and contested project of Australia's national story. You will think about this country differently after reading this book. Australian history has been revised and reinterpreted by successive generations of historians, writers, governments and public commentators, yet there has been no account of the ways it has changed, who makes history, and how. 'Making Australian History' responds to this critical ga...

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The Nyoongar Legacy

The Nyoongar Legacy

Nyoongar Legacy: The naming of the land and the language of its peopleBernard Rooney The 'Nyoonga...

Nyoongar Legacy: The naming of the land and the language of its peopleBernard Rooney The 'Nyoongar Legacy' is the result of decades of research into Nyoongar language by the Rt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia. It is a study of the Indigenous place-names of the south-west of Western Australia, including over 300 Indigenous place names from the region. Each entry offers an interpretation of the source for a particular place and the possible or probable meanings. The book ...

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Nyoongar Boodja: Koomba Bardip Kooratan

Nyoongar Boodja: Koomba Bardip Kooratan

Nyoongar Boodja: Koomba Bardip KooratanNyoongar Land: Long Story ShortFrancesca Robertson, Noel N...

Nyoongar Boodja: Koomba Bardip KooratanNyoongar Land: Long Story ShortFrancesca Robertson, Noel Nannup, Glen Stasiuk and Stephen Hopper A history of ancient Nyoongar land and people. An illustrated history of Nyoongar people and land from the Dreamtime to approximately 7,000 years ago. This work collates Nyoongar stories with geology and climate history.

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The Story of Australia: For the Young

The Story of Australia: For the Young

The Story of Australia: For the Young (And the Curious)Don Watson A modern classic - Don Watson's...

The Story of Australia: For the Young (And the Curious)Don Watson A modern classic - Don Watson's history of Australia for children of the twenty-first century History told so well it gives us a better idea of who we are - and who we are likely to become. Don Watson's 'The Story of Australia' is a modern history of our nation that integrates new understandings about Indigenous Australia and looks to the future, asking- where will we go from here? In clear, succinct language that both children...

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A Botanical Journey A Botanical Journey

A Botanical Journey

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Wes...

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Western Australian botanical journey through many fascinating personalities: botanists, internationally famous scientists, artists and more in this well-researched book by Roger Underwood. "Care for the heritage of our natural environment needs legislative protection, but it needs much more: knowledge, affection, associations, stories..." - George Seddon in 'The Old Country'.

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Astronomy: Sky Country Astronomy: Sky Country

Astronomy: Sky Country

Astronomy: Sky CountryKarlie Noon, Krystal De Napoli, Margo Neale (editor) What do you need to kn...

Astronomy: Sky CountryKarlie Noon, Krystal De Napoli, Margo Neale (editor) What do you need to know to prosper for 65,000 years or more? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the oldest scientists in human history. Many First Peoples regard the land as a reflection of the sky and the sky a reflection of the land. Sophisticated astronomical expertise embedded within ...

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Australian Architecture: A History

Australian Architecture: A History

Australian Architecture: A History Davina Jackson A comprehensive narrative history of building a...

Australian Architecture: A History Davina Jackson A comprehensive narrative history of building and design styles in Australia, from traditional Aboriginal gunyahs; to the local interpretations of northern hemisphere trends; to the sustainable, climate sensitive and high-tech constructions of the 21st century. From First Nations gunyahs and First Fleet huts to 21st century eco-pavilions and skyscrapers, Davina Jackson surveys the evolution of architecture in Australia. Dr Jackson explores how...

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Botanical Revelation Botanical Revelation

Botanical Revelation

Botanical Revelation: European encounters with Australian plants before DarwinDavid J. Mabberley ...

Botanical Revelation: European encounters with Australian plants before DarwinDavid J. Mabberley Acclaimed author David Mabberley provides a ground-breaking analysis of early European understanding of Australia's flora. Combining science, horticulture, art and economics, this lavishly illustrated book - with many never-before-published images - reveals the motives and complex networks that led to the international spread of knowledge and cultivation of hundreds of Australian plants in Europe ...

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