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Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense

"Along the Archival Grain" offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and the political content of archival forms. In a series of nuanced med..

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BWB Text: False Divides: 2018

Te Moana Nui a Kiwa is the great ocean continent. While it is common to understand ocean and seas as something that divides land, for those Indigenous to the Pacific or the Moana, it was traditionally..

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Dark Emu - Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

`Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once w..

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Empire and the Making of Native Title: Sovereignty, Property and Indigenous People

This book provides a new approach to the historical treatment of indigenous peoples' sovereignty and property rights in Australia and New Zealand. By shifting attention from the original European clai..

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Letters from Tokelau

The book is an illustrated compilation of the Letters written when Dunedin-based Winsome Parnell, PhD was a Nutrition Researcher on the Atolls of Tokelau in 1976 and 1982. They are thus a record of A..

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Men Without Country:  true story of exploration and rebellion in the South Seas

'What joy to be at sea again, adrift on the vast Pacific, in the clutches of a gifted storyteller. Harrison Christian and the mutineers of Men Without Country held me happily captive to the very last ..

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Men Without Country: The true story of exploration and rebellion in the South Seas

A mission to collect breadfruit from Tahiti becomes the most famous mutiny in history when the crew rise up against Captain William Bligh, with accusations of food restrictions and unfair punishments...

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People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia

'A masterpiece of historical writing that takes your breath away' - Tom Griffiths 'A majestic book' - John Maynard 'Shimmering prose' - Tiffany Shellam Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury-Nepean..

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People of the Sea

Long before Western man 'discovered' them, the 'People of the Sea', as many inhabitants of the South Pacific called themselves, had a vibrant, socially sophisticated culture in which travel on water p..

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Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange

For decades, US military operations have been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances, including plutonium, dioxin, and VX nerve agent. Hundreds of thousands of service members, their f..

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Polynesia, 900-1600: overview of the history of Aotearoa, Rekohu, and Rapa Nui: 2021

This book provides a concise introduction to the history of South Polynesia during the period typically defined as the 'Middle Ages' by western historians, focusing on Aotearoa New Zealand, Rekohu (Ch..

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Semut: The Untold Story of a Secret Australian Operation in WWII Borneo

A remarkable new book about Operation Semut, an Australian secret military operation launched by the organisation popularly known as Z Special Unit in the final months of WWII. March 1945. A hand..

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Sheilas: Badass Women of Australian History

An entertaining romp through Australian history that celebrates the badass sheroes we were never taught about in school and who deserve to be printed on our money, goddamn it! It's been said that..

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Should We Fall to Ruin: New Guinea, 1942

When the Japanese invade in 1942, the Australian men and women stationed at the New Guinea port of Rabaul flee into the jungle. Written off by their government as 'hostages to fortune', the little-kno..

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Songlines:  Power and Promise

'Let this series begin the discussion.' - Bruce Pascoe 'An act of intellectual reconciliation.' - Lynette Russell Songlines are an archive for powerful knowledges that ensured Australia's ma..

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Vandemonians: Repressed History of Colonial Victoria

From award-winning author and historian Janet McCalman, the engrossing tale of Tasmanian convict settlers in colonial Victoria It was meant to be 'Victoria the Free', uncontaminated by the Convic..

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Voyagers: Settlement of the Pacific

Tthe extraordinary sixty-thousand-year history of how the Pacific islands were settled. From an award-winning scholar, the extraordinary sixty-thousand-year history of how the Pacific islan..

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