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The Resource First Australians : an illustrated history, edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton

First Australians : an illustrated history, edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton

Label
First Australians : an illustrated history
Title
First Australians
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A landmark history of Indigenous Australia which accompanies a major nine part Australian television series. It combines the most rigorous academic research with captivating contemporary story-telling. Richly illustrated book that includes images of the landscape, evocative nineteenth-century photography and Aboriginal art. Written by Australia's leading Indigenous historians and public intellectuals"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
994.0049915
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
First Australians : an illustrated history, edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"with Wayne Atkinson, James Boyce, R.G. Kimber, Steve Kinnane, Noel Loos and Bruce Pascoe"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-385) and index
Contents
Prologue / Marcia Langton -- Ngura barbagai: country lost : "They made a solitude and called it peace" / Marcia Langton -- Towlangany : to tell lies : "What business have you here?" / James Boyce -- Wurrbunj narrap: lament for country : How it starts / Bruce Pascoe -- Altyere: dreaming : the sea met the desert, and the desert met the sea / R. G. Kimber -- Marda-marda: two bloods : blood history / Steve Kinnane -- Ngariarty: speaking strong: The schools of human experience / Wayne Atkinson -- Kara ged: Homeland: the dawn is at hand/ Marcia Langton and Noel Loos
Control code
000043333748
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xxix, 393 p.
Isbn
9780522853155
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), facsims, maps, ports
Label
First Australians : an illustrated history, edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton
Publication
Note
"with Wayne Atkinson, James Boyce, R.G. Kimber, Steve Kinnane, Noel Loos and Bruce Pascoe"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-385) and index
Contents
Prologue / Marcia Langton -- Ngura barbagai: country lost : "They made a solitude and called it peace" / Marcia Langton -- Towlangany : to tell lies : "What business have you here?" / James Boyce -- Wurrbunj narrap: lament for country : How it starts / Bruce Pascoe -- Altyere: dreaming : the sea met the desert, and the desert met the sea / R. G. Kimber -- Marda-marda: two bloods : blood history / Steve Kinnane -- Ngariarty: speaking strong: The schools of human experience / Wayne Atkinson -- Kara ged: Homeland: the dawn is at hand/ Marcia Langton and Noel Loos
Control code
000043333748
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xxix, 393 p.
Isbn
9780522853155
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), facsims, maps, ports

Library Locations

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