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Black Woman-White Woman: A Story of Aboriginal Australia By J P Graham
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How well do we really know our parents? An emotional journey into family secrets, buried deep for decades. The author's mother revealed her family of origin in her eighty-fourth year. But would it... More > ever be possible to help heal the wounds that she had carried alone for so long? The price to be paid for deceiving those who love us is a heavy one, and must be balanced against the times in which such momentous decisions are made.< Less
Aboriginal Cricketers Scoring Book By Andrew Leech
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This New South Wales Cricketers Scoring Book is a copy of the original historic Aboriginal Eleven Cricketers Scoring Book used to record their matches played in Australia prior to departing for... More > England. Most of the matches are played in Victoria and New South Wales prior to their departure to England. (Refer to Memoirs of an English Cricketer) The Scoring Book belonged to my great grand father Charles Lawrence and has been handed down several generations within the Lawrence and Leech family. The Book contains records of the matches played by the Aboriginal Eleven against local teams including the following: Melbourne, Geelong, Collingwood, Bendigo, Ballarat, Albert Ground, Newcastle, Manly, Wollongong, Parramatta, Portland, Warranbool, West Maitland, Bathurst and Singleton. We have attempted to include score sheets of all the matches played however we acknowledge it may not be exhaustive and we intend to produce additional editions as more information becomes available.< Less
Australia By Leonardo Schiavone
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Landscapes and people from Australia Paesaggi e persone dell'Australia
Aboriginal Dictionary of Pictured Word Puzzles By George Cettl
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If someone wants to study the culture of another group, it is imperative to know their language, for the spoken word is nothing more than the very transportation for general communication. Since... More > white man’s arrival in Australia, their influence had a disastrous effect on Aboriginal people’s languages. Most of the distinct languages are not spoken anymore and the few still in use are spoken only by older people. When they die, the languages will die with them, and with the languages will die their culture. By translating their religious beliefs - the “Dreamtime” (mythological past - another language will never capture the true meaning and feeling for the land. This dictionary in the form of crosswords and search-words is a small attempt to interest mainly young people in learning the words of the Aboriginal peoples in an entertaining way. It can be used in three ways: 1) learning Aboriginal words; 2) learning English words, and 3) recognizing animals, to encourage young people to take part.< Less
The Story of Australia By Robert Grieve Black
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We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people... More > travelled south between the ice ages. Did you know that there are around one million camels living in the wild in Australia? They are not of course indigenous but rather were shipped in by British colonialists to help explore and develop the outback. The proud Brits didn’t really want their Arab handlers so they returned to their homelands abandoning the camels. Did you know that Australia, with its reliance on coal-burning power stations, is considered to be the world’s number one polluter? These are just a few of the gems in this short history of Australia. It is just under 30,000 words which represents about eighty pages in a standard print book. There are inevitably some dates to maintain the time-line but the emphasis is on telling the story of Australia.< Less
Adventures in Australia By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
Volume 3873, List of Australian rules footballers of Aboriginal descent --- List of Australia Test cricket records against New Zealand By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 3873, List of Australian rules footballers of Aboriginal descent---List of Australia Test cricket records against New Zealand Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the... More > largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Goodnight, Australia By Casey Long et al.
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Goodnight, Australia takes readers to many different sites in Australia. The sun sets as the reader says goodnight to the various locations. A glossary can be found in the back of the book describing... More > each of the places visited and defining a few important terms. The illustrations incorporate Aboriginal art, art native to Australia.< Less
Mysterious Australia By Rex & Heather Gilroy
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This unique book covers a cross-section of Australian Cryptozoological, Relict Hominid, UFO and Ancient Astronaut Mysteries, Evidence of ‘Lost Civilisations’ as well as pre-Aboriginal... More > Stone-Age races and reveals evidence for long hidden mysteries about which the scientific establishment would prefer we knew nothing.< Less
The Story of Australia By Robert Grieve Black
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We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people... More > travelled south between the ice ages. Did you know that there are around one million camels living in the wild in Australia? They are not of course indigenous but rather were shipped in by British colonialists to help explore and develop the outback. The proud Brits didn’t really want their Arab handlers so they returned to their homelands abandoning the camels. Did you know that Australia, with its reliance on coal-burning power stations, is considered to be the world’s number one polluter? These are just a few of the gems in this short history of Australia. It is just under 30,000 words which represents about eighty pages in a standard print book. There are inevitably some dates to maintain the time-line but the emphasis is on telling the story of Australia.< Less

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