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1 Bringing Them Home: National Inquiry Into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families
Sydney Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1997 0642269548 / 9780642269546 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
689 pp. Very light scuffing and edgewear to cover. Lower front corner creased. Spine, lightly creased, is very slightly canted. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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2 Voices, Spring 1994: The Quarterly Journal of the National Library of Australia
Australia National Library of Australia 1994 First Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
127 pp. Occasional b&w photos and illustrations. Articles on: The Procurement and Use of Aboriginal Peoples' Bodies in Early Colonial Australia (Paul Turnbull); Poetry by Paul Conrad, Jeri Kroll, RA Simpson, Jean Kent, Geoff Page, Robert Gray, Peter Bakowski, Mark O'Connor, Diane Fahey, Alan Gould; The Role of the Academy in Contemporary Australia (Andrew Reimer); Australian Reviews and Literary Magazines (Peter Coleman); Expatriate Voices (Bruce Bennett); Prose fiction by Tony Lintermans, Marion Halligan; Stirring of the Gum Leaves (Marcie Muir); Book Reviews. Corners lightly bumped, wraps with light general wear, creasing at spine, some edgewear at corners. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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3 Arnold, V.H. Victorian Year-Book 1952-53 and 1953-54. No. 73
Melbourne Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Victorian Office Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
787 pp. Light general and edgewear to green cloth boards. Corners a little bumped; upper edge of text block a little foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Two fold-out maps tipped in (the production of each district and railway map of Victoria). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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4 Bachelard, Michael The Great Land Grab: What Every Australian Should Know About Wik, Mabo and the Ten-Point Plan
South Melboune Hyland House Publishing 1997 1864470313 / 9781864470314 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, 141 pp. Slight yellowing to page edges, otherwise as new. Forewords by Patrick Dodson, Cheryl Kernot and Jack Waterford. Map of land use in Australia, notes, appendices, index. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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5 Baker, A.J. Anderson's Social Philosophy: The Social Thought & Political Life of Professor John Anderson
Australia Angus & Robertson 1979 0207142165 / 9780207142161 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
152 pp. Cover slightly discoloured and worn at the corners. Edges lightly mottled. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Australia, Bambrick, Susan, editor
6 Bambrick, Susan, editor The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Australia
Cambridge Cambridge Univ Press 1994 0521365112 / 9780521365116 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
384 pp. VCE prize sticker and signatures to half title. Very light wear to edges of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Complete in one volume. Ninety-two expert contributors; forty-six colour maps and charts; more than two hundred and fifty evocative photographs. Tables and information panels. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Bickerton, Arthur Meet the People: Stories of the Pilbara
Fremantle, Western Australia Fremantle Arts Centre Press 1989 0949206431 / 9780949206435 First Paperback Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
205 pgs. Paperback with dustwrapper (now protected). DW has small chip to top of spine. Book cover has some slight wear along bottom edge. Tidy owner's stamp to ffep. "...a collection of anecdotal stories, of yarns, set in Australia's great north-west of the 1950s and 60s." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The 'Civilizing Mission': Race and the Construction of Crime (Contemporary Legal Issues No. 4), Bird, Greta
8 Bird, Greta The 'Civilizing Mission': Race and the Construction of Crime (Contemporary Legal Issues No. 4)
Clayton Faculty of Law, Monash University 1987 0867466065 / 9780867466065 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Signed by Author
66 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers. A few small splotches to last few pages; otherwise unmarked. Solidly bound. Signed by author on half-title page. "Explores the argument that white society has created Aboriginal criminality as part of the European drive to 'civilize' Aborigines -- to compel them to conform to the white culture and to accept an inferior role in the white economy." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law, Birrell, Ralph W.
9 Birrell, Ralph W. Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law
Carlton South Melbourne University Press 1998 0522848036 / 9780522848038 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
228 pp. Extremely light edgewear (including one small closed tear) to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Shallow creasing to first ten or so pages. All else as new. Front endpapers illustrated; map of Victoria's goldfields to rear endpapers. Black-and-white illustrations in plates and in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "Essential reading for the mining industry and mining lawyers; legal, social and economic historians; environmentalists; and anyone with an interest in the goldfields, the mining industry and Victorian history." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Brett, Judith Robert Menzies' Forgotten People
Sydney Pan Macmillan 1992 0732907616 / 9780732907617 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 313 pp. B&W plates sections. "...innovative, absorbing and essential reading for an understanding of the Australia that produced a Menzies - and of a prime minister who, whether loved or hated, shaped the way we imagined ourselves in the post-war world." Some light foxing/staining to page edges. Wraps with extremely light general and edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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11 Broinowski, Richard A Witness to History: The Life and Times of Robert Broinowski
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 2001 0522849423 / 9780522849424 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, 257 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in removable clear plastic sleeve, is not clipped but has light edgewear including a very small closed tear to upper edge of front panel. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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12 Burger, Angela Sutherland Neville Bonner, a Biography
Australia Macmillan 1979 0333252365 / 9780333252369 First Cloth Very Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
169pp. Biography of the first Aborigine sworn in to the Australian Federal Parliament. Internally excellent, minor edgewear to boards. Dustjacket sunned at spine, some minor scuffing, small open tear to top edge of back cover. 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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13 Carroll, John, Editor Intruders in the Bush: The Australian Quest for Identity
Melbourne Oxford 1992 0195533747 / 9780195533743 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
viii, 256 pp. Very light wear to cover, interior as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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History and Native Title: Contemporary Theoretical, Historiographical and Political Perspectives (Studies in Western Australian History  No. 23), Choo, Christine, and Shawn Hollbach, editors
14 Choo, Christine, and Shawn Hollbach, editors History and Native Title: Contemporary Theoretical, Historiographical and Political Perspectives (Studies in Western Australian History No. 23)
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2003 1740520734 / 9781740520737 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
276 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. This issue of the journal, bound as a paperback book, contains sections Introduction, Indigenous Voices, Historiography Sources and Processes, Reviews. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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15 Chub, Dmytro (ed.) On the Fence: An Anthology of Ukrainian Prose in Australia
Doncaster, Australia & Toronto Canada Lastivka 1985 0949617059 / 9780949617057 First Edition Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
151 pp. Spine sunned, corners slightly curled, three or four small splotches to fore-edge. Internally fine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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16 Colmer, John Australian Autobiography: The Personal Quest
New York Oxford University Press 1989 0195548817 / 9780195548815 First Edition Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
174 pp. "...traces the personal quest of a number of writers to discover the truth about themselves and their place in Australian society." Wraps with light edgewear, bottom corner bumped and lightly creased. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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17 Coombs, Anne, and Susan Varga Broometime
Sydney Sceptre / Hodder Headline Australia 2001 0733614493 / 9780733614491 Revised Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
294 pp. Vertical creases to front and back covers (pages are not creased) some edgewear, including small dent on top edge and slight wrinkling under the dent to two pages. Light uniform yellowing to page edges. Interior is bright, clean and tightly bound. The first edition of this book was recalled because of protests from some members of the Broome community. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 Cunningham, Stuart, and John Sinclair, editors Floating Lives: The Media and Asian Diasporas Negotiating Cultural Identity Through Media
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 2000 0702231223 / 9780702231223 First Paperback Very Good Duodecimo 
xvi, 244 pp. Very light general and edgewear to covers. Edges of text block and page edges uniformly sunned. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Cultural and Media Policy Series. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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19 Curthoys, Ann, and Julianne Schultz, editors Journalism: Print, Politics & Popular Culture (UQP Australian Studies)
St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 1999 0702231371 / 9780702231377 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xi, 331 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. Edges of text block a little yellowed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 Davis, A J In This Our Necessity: A Book on Water in South-Eastern Australia
Melbourne Hall's Book Store 1969 First Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
162pp. B&W photos, illustrations, maps, diagrams throughout. "Drought is one of the few things which can be certain in Australia, the driest country in the world. The average condition anywhere here is one of water shortage." Foxing to page edges and endpapers. Wraps with light edgewear. 
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