Yenni

Yenni Author: Eugenia Jenny Williams
Publisher: DoctorZed Publishing

The dismemberment of Czechoslovakia and the growing tension in Eastern Europe ruptured into World War II in 1939, unleasing a succession of disasters that would redefine the borders, ideologies and cultures of this region for years to come. Against this backdrop, Jenny Williams tells a vivid and remarkable story through the ...

Yenni

Yenni Author: Eugenia Jenny Williams
Publisher: DoctorZed Publishing

The dismemberment of Czechoslovakia and the growing tension in Eastern Europe ruptured into World War II in 1939, unleashing a succession of disasters that would redefine the borders, ideologies and cultures of this region for years to come. Against this backdrop, Jenny Williams tells us a story of survival that is ...

Polyculturalism and Discourse

Polyculturalism and Discourse Author: Anja Schwarz
Publisher: Rodopi

This volume gathers together research by ten scholars engaging with multicultural discourse in Australia and Germany. The term 'polyculturalism' rather than 'multiculturalism' is employed deliberately to re-open a space in which the workings of discourse on culturally diverse societies, both as archive or practice, and as intervention, can be considered ...

Dark Light

Dark Light Author: Ronald Schenk
Publisher: SUNY Press

Reveals the effects of the cultural unconscious or "world soul" in human experience....

Dark Light

Dark Light Author: Ronald Schenk
Publisher: SUNY Press

Reveals the effects of the cultural unconscious or "world soul" in human experience....

Dark Light

Dark Light Author: Ronald Schenk
Publisher: SUNY Press

Reveals the effects of the cultural unconscious or "world soul" in human experience....

Gold in Australia

Gold in Australia Author: George Moore
Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

This book begins with the geological aspects of gold and its importance to ancient civilisations because of its unique properties. It continues in sequence, finally leading to the technological advances used to mine gold in a modern world which, while showing a great deal more concern for the environment, still ...

Jamberoo Road

Jamberoo Road Author: Eleanor Spence
Publisher: Bethlehem Books

Five years after arriving on their coastal land grant in the New South Wales colony of Australia, Missabella, now settled with her ten orphan charges in a home built with the help of a convict and a young aboriginal boy, determines to find a way to provid...

Primary Society and Environment

Primary Society and Environment Author: Anonim
Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

Topics covered are: Australia and the world ; Democracy in Australia ; Mining in Australia ; The Daintree ; Indonesia....

Primary Society and Environment

Primary Society and Environment Author: Anonim
Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

Topics covered are: Cultures, faiths and beliefs ; Local history ; This is Australia ; British arrival in Australia ; Enterprise in the community....

The Boundary

The Boundary Author: Nicole Watson
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

When a multimillion-dollar development threatens the sacred site of one of Australia's Aboriginal populations, the Corrowa people file a native claim over the site. Hours after Justice Brosnan rejects the claim, he is dead. Days later, the developer's lawyer is also killed. As the body count rises, it becomes clear ...

Radical Visions 1968-2008

Radical Visions 1968 2008 Author: Denise Varney
Publisher: Rodopi

Radical Visions 1968-2008: The Impact of the Sixties on Australian Drama is about a generation of Australian playwrights who came of age in the sixties. This important book shows how international trends in youth radicalism and cultural change at the time contributed to the rise of interest in alternative theatre ...

The Yalda Crossing

The Yalda Crossing Author: Jennifer Mills
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

In The wind and Other Children, a girl searches for her lost grandmother while her parents quarrel at home; in Extra Time, a man contemplates inertia after toxic contamination changes life in a remote Australian town; a woman imagines a mother's love for her autistic son in The Air You ...

Middle Powers and International Organisations

Middle Powers and International Organisations Author: Aynsley Kellow
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This book provides a unique examination of how a middle power uses international organisations to achieve greater global influence. The authors focus on the OECD, ‘the rich man’s club’ of most of the world’s wealthiest nations. It demonstrates how the decision by Australia to apply for membership was ...

Memory Fragments

Memory Fragments Author: Marita Bullock
Publisher: Intellect Books

Taking as its starting point four contemporary visual artists whose work utilizes the conventions of museum display and collecting practices, Memory Fragments examines how these artists have reconfigured dominant representations of Australian history and identity, including viewpoints often marginalized by gender and race. Echoing Walter Benjamin's reflections on history and ...

Political Animal

Political Animal Author: David Marr
Publisher: Black Inc.

Tony Abbott is poised to become the nation's next prime minister and, more than ever, Australian's are asking- what kind of man is he and how might he run the country? David Marr's Political Animal, with its revelation of 'the punch,' triggered intense scrutiny of Abbott's character in 2012. Now ...

Eddie Koiki Mabo

Eddie Koiki Mabo Author: Noel Loos
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible life 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 as well as the historic High Court native-title decision, handed down just months after ...

Days Like These

Days Like These Author: Jane Williams
Publisher: Interactive Publications

From early poems re-imagining Bible stories to new work influenced by her travels through Asia, Jane Williams' keen interest in the connections between people pervades. Days Like These offers readers familiar with her work a treasured collation and to those coming to it for the first time a tantalizing introduction. ...

White Eye

White Eye Author: Blanche D'Alpuget
Publisher: Allen & Unwin

At a remote biotechnological research center in the Australian outback, chief scientist John Parker is developing a virulent and contagious chimera, a fatal bacterium for which there is no cure. When a young female scientist is found murdered at the research facility, John encounters Diana Pembridge, an animal rights activist ...