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Stories from the Origin By Anne Z Parker
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Stories from the Origin invites you to enter the life of Australian Aboriginal communities in the central desert of Australia through delightful and respectful stories that reveal their history and... More > culture. It is in ordinary moments of every day life that the author and the reader come to know the Dreamtime.< Less
Nothing Week By Pete Hancock
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'Nothing Week' is the other week following pay-week when those with something left in their pockets contribute to the well-being of others whose meagre income has been largely absorbed by 'book-up'... More > or gambling. Set in the remote South Australian township of Oodnadatta on the edge of the Simpson Desert, this enriching narrative offers a bridge into Aboriginal culture following the ups and downs which typify life in that unique community. A number of contemporary social and political issues are discussed in the context of a fictional five-week slice of time from the third week of May through to June.< Less
Size Doesn't Count By Narelle O'Rourke Kaczmarowski
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Novella, a Collection of Short Stories,Size Doesn't Count by Narelle O'Rourke Kaczmarowski. Also author of 'Mercia, A Song of Love,' Narelle O'Rourke/Kaczmarowski, (nursing and Australian social... More > history, and 'The Allure of Sydney, The cry of the Bush,' historical fiction/ Narelle Kaczmarowski.< Less
Size Doesn't Count By Narelle O'Rourke Kaczmarowski
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Novella, a Collection of Short Stories,Size Doesn't Count by Narelle O'Rourke Kaczmarowski
Dreamtime Awry By Matt Howarth
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The Singleton Expedition is the first investigation team to safely land on Australian soil since the Shroud fell in 2001 and drove the population from the land, covering the entire continent with an... More > impenetrable mist. It’s an empty landscape now, denuded of all life and traces of prior civilization--but there’s a deadly destiny awaiting the Expedition amid the mists as they are unwillingly drawn into a cosmic struggle of powerful sorcerers. Can djanga science defeat aborigine magic, or does the fate of the lost continent rest in the hands of a glorified chauffeur?< Less
Dingo Trapper By Philip Fitzpatrick
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The 1930s in Central Australia; deep in the throes of the Great Depression desperate men struggle to survive. Among them are the dingo trappers – the doggers. Paid 7/6d by the government for... More > every dingo scalp they can trap or trade with the Aborigines they penetrate deep into the deserts. To protect themselves they form liaisons with Aboriginal women with inevitable consequences. Enter the missionaries in what they see as a last ditch attempt to save the wild tribes. The scene is set for conflict that only one side can win. Among the victims of this war are the half caste offspring of the doggers, rounded up by the police and shipped off to orphanages in the south; they are the stolen generations. When Tjulki O’Shea, a half caste girl, rescues the dogger, Martin McCarthy, after he has been speared, the couple set out to make a life together. Their struggle to stay together is played out against the back drop of this little known period in Australian history.< Less
Cloudskipper Dreaming - The Great Dream By Storm Khandro Moon
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The Great Dream is a fusion of Aboriginal Australian dreamtime storytelling and Tibetan Bon dream yoga practices. In the first part 'The Dream of Creation', Cloudskipper dreams of a five colored... More > rainbow (similar to the rainbow serpent of the Aboriginal Dreamtime), each color represents an element from the Bon tradition. In part two 'How the Stars Were Made' he introduces his friends from the dreaming to the new earth and provides them with guides in the form of beings of light. Next in 'How the Clouds Were Made' he uses sea foam to create a cloud, which provides much needed rain. In the fourth story, 'How the Moon Was Made' his friend Brolly Bird (a Crane) loses her necklace. Cloudskipper visits his cloud friend and is given a piece of cloud which he forms into the moon. The moonlight helps them to find the necklace. Finally 'The First Rainbow' takes the story full circle. Brolly Bird dances for the clouds to thank them for the Moon, the cloud's joy and laughter creates a rainbow.< 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
Geographic Distribution of Genetic Character Traits Based on the NPA Theory of Personality By A. M. Benis
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The NPA theory of personality, based on three genetic traits (sanguinity, perfectionism and aggression) is used to map the worldwide distribution of character traits. Presence or absence of the... More > traits gives rise to discrete character types. The model predicts stable polymorphisms of the character phenotypes that could be analyzed with the use of the classical Hardy-Weinberg concepts of gene frequencies and populations in equilibrium. Both indigenous and non-indigenous groups were typed according to the three traits with the use of archival sources and information available on the internet. Our results are presented in the form of color-coded maps that depict the worldwide distribution of the character phenotypes, as well as of the three traits. The results are analyzed with respect to the "Out of Africa" concept of the ancestral migrations of Homo sapiens. Gloss color oversize paperback edition: 6.63 x 10.25 in., 104 pp, maps, 25 plates, Synopsis of NPA theory, index.< Less
Geographic Distribution of Genetic Character Traits Based on the NPA Theory of Personality By A.M. Benis
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The NPA theory of personality, based on three genetic traits (sanguinity, perfectionism and aggression) is used to map the worldwide distribution of character traits. Presence or absence of the... More > traits gives rise to discrete character types. The model predicts stable polymorphisms of the character phenotypes that could be analyzed with the use of the classical Hardy-Weinberg concepts of gene frequencies and populations in equilibrium. Both indigenous and non-indigenous groups were typed according to the three traits with the use of archival sources and information available on the internet. Our results are presented in the form of color-coded maps that depict the worldwide distribution of the character types, as well as of the three traits. The results are analyzed with respect to the "Out of Africa" concept of the ancestral migrations of Homo sapiens. Internet edition: oversize color paperback: 6.63 x 10.25 in., 104 pp, maps, 25 plates, Synopsis of NPA theory, index.< Less

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