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That was My Home

That was My Home

That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western SuburbsDenise Cook '...

That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western SuburbsDenise Cook 'That Was My Home' explores the hidden histories of the Noongar camps around Fremantle, Swanbourne and Shenton Park in the suburbs of Perth along the Swan River. The focus is the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, a time when many Noongar people lived with their families in camps. The voices of Noongar people, juxtaposed with information from the archives, photographs and stories from others in the community...

$29.95

Dark Emu

Dark Emu

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of AgricultureBruce Pascoe 'Dark Emu' argues for a ...

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of AgricultureBruce Pascoe 'Dark Emu' argues for a reconsideration of the 'hunter-gatherer' tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians and attempts to rebut the colonial myths that have worked to justify dispossession. Accomplished author Bruce Pascoe provides compelling evidence from the diaries of early explorers that suggests that systems of food production and land management have been blatantly understated in modern retellings of early Abori...

$22.95

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia The map is an attempt to represent the language, tribal or na...

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia The map is an attempt to represent the language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Aboriginal groups were included on the map based on the published resources available between 1988 and 1994 which determine the cultural, language and trade boundaries and relationships between groups. The map was developed along with the Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia as part of a research project. The borders between groups are purposeful...

$14.95

Noongar Bush Medicine

Noongar Bush Medicine

Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Hansen and...

Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Hansen and John Horsfall For over 50,000 years before colonisation, the Noongar people were much healthier than most Aboriginal Australians are today. Living in the open, in a land largely free from disease, they benefited from a better diet, more exercise, less stress and a supportive community. In 'Noongar Bush Medicine', the authors have recorded information on many of the medicinal plants that were regu...

$34.95

Coastal Plants: A Guide to the Identification and Restoration of Plants of the Greater Perth Coast by Kingsley Dixon

Coastal Plants

Coastal Plants: A Guide to the Identification and Restoration of Plants of the Greater Perth Coas...

Coastal Plants: A Guide to the Identification and Restoration of Plants of the Greater Perth CoastKingsley Dixon The greater Perth coast is a biodiverse and ecologically vulnerable region, with its unique native plant species threatened by clearing, invasive species, fire and climate change. This second edition of Coastal Plants has been updated and expanded to provide a definitive guide to 128 of the most common plants of the Perth coastal region. It includes the key species used in coastal ...

$44.95

The Story of Trees The Story of Trees

The Story of Trees

The Story of Trees: And How They Changed the Way We LiveKevin Hobbs and David West 'The Story of ...

The Story of Trees: And How They Changed the Way We LiveKevin Hobbs and David West 'The Story of Trees' takes the reader on a visual journey from some of the earliest known tree species on our planet to the latest fruit cultivars. The chosen trees have all had a profound effect on the planet and humankind. Starting with the Ginkgo biloba, fossils of which date back 270 million years, we learn about how trees came to be integral to the development of our species, and how specific trees have be...

$49.95

Nikulinsky Naturally

Nikulinsky Naturally

Ted Snell (editor), illustrated by Philippa Nikulinsky 'Nikulinsky Naturally: An Artist's Life' c...

Ted Snell (editor), illustrated by Philippa Nikulinsky 'Nikulinsky Naturally: An Artist's Life' celebrates Western Australian botanical artist Philippa Nikulinsky's extraordinary career from the mid-1970s, specialising in plants from harsh environments, especially the Great Sandy Desert. The book contains many images of Philippa working, and her paintings. Much of the works displayed in the exhibition are reproduced in the book, plus a range of other works from the 1970s to the present, selec...

$39.95

Guide to the Wildflowers of Western Australia by Simon Nevill

Guide to the Wildflowers of Western Australia

Guide to the Wildflowers of Western AustraliaSimon Nevill Western Australia boasts over 13,000 pl...

Guide to the Wildflowers of Western AustraliaSimon Nevill Western Australia boasts over 13,000 plant species, and it can be quite overwhelming to the flower-seeking visitor to the state. This book helps the reader identify wildflowers visually, also placing them in areas where there is a higher probability of seeing them. Maps help to pinpoint the best locations for wildflowers as well as information on the best time to visit. This book illustrates over 1150 species, so there should be ample ...

$34.95

Field Guide to West Australian Beaufortias, Eremaeas, Kunzeas and Regelias

Field Guide to West Australian Beaufortias, Ere...

Field Guide to West Australian Beaufortias, Eremaeas, Kunzeas and RegeliasRobert Sainsbury This b...

Field Guide to West Australian Beaufortias, Eremaeas, Kunzeas and RegeliasRobert Sainsbury This book is the fourth in a series of field guides written on Western Australia flora over several years. Designed to function as a field guide to assist in the field identification of all Western Australian beaufortias, eremaeas, kunzeas and regelias.

$25.00

Eucalypts of Western Australia: The South-West Coast and Ranges Eucalypts of Western Australia: The South-West Coast and Ranges

Eucalypts of Western Australia: The South-West ...

Eucalypts of Western Australia: The South-West Coast and RangesMalcolm French and Dean Nicolle Th...

Eucalypts of Western Australia: The South-West Coast and RangesMalcolm French and Dean Nicolle This is a book for all to enjoy, with every eucalypt species occurring along the south-west coast and ranges of Western Australia being comprehensively described (147 species and subspecies in total). All will appreciate the assistance this book delivers in providing a wealth of information regarding the identification, distribution and ecology of each eucalypt included. For each of the 147 eucalypt...

$49.00

Joseph Banks' Florilegium Joseph Banks' Florilegium

Joseph Banks' Florilegium

Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First VoyageMel Gooding A full-colour ...

Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First VoyageMel Gooding A full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with expert commentaries. Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage round the world from 1768 to 1771. A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from Madeira, Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, the Society Islands, New Zealand, Australia and Java, bringing back over 1,300 species that had neve...

$70.00

A Jewel in the Crown of a Global Biodiversity Hotspot

A Jewel in the Crown of a Global Biodiversity H...

A Jewel in the Crown of a Global Biodiversity HotspotEdited by Hans Lambers with cover illustrati...

A Jewel in the Crown of a Global Biodiversity HotspotEdited by Hans Lambers with cover illustration by Philippa Nikulinsky. South-western Australia is a region of exquisite landscapes and unique plants, animals and fungi. It was recognised in the 2000s as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, based on its highly diverse, endemic and threatened flora. The greater Perth region is particularly well-known for its species richness and endemism, being home to numerous declared rare flora and pr...

$89.95