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The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants, Hill, David
1 Hill, David The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants
Sydney Random House 2007 1741666848 / 9781741666847 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
338 pp. Lower corners slightly bumped. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in plates; map of the village. Notes; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index. "This is the story of upper-crust do-gooders who did bad: dreaming of Empire, they sent the children of the poor to a world without love. David Hill amasses evidence of the brutality and slavery to which they turned eyes blinded by their own righteousness. A compelling and moving account of how institutional cruelty was covered up by secrecy and wishful thinking." -- Geoffrey Robertson QC 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Legacies of White Australia: Race, Culture and Nation (Contemporary Issues series), Jayasuriya, Laksiri, David Walker and Jan Gothard, editors
2 Jayasuriya, Laksiri, David Walker and Jan Gothard, editors Legacies of White Australia: Race, Culture and Nation (Contemporary Issues series)
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2003 1876268964 / 9781876268961 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
267 pp. Foreword by Professor Wang Gungwu. Chronology, Notes, List of Contributors, Select Bibliography, Index. "The Tampa refugee crisis was played out, and border protection made national policy, on the hundredth anniversary of the Immigration Restriction Act. Yet Australia has a larger proportion of immigrants than any western country. In this challenging book, leading scholars of Australian citizenship and immigration policy explore the paradoxes and anxieties of exclusion." -- Stuart Macintyre 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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I'll Take Australia, Lindström, Georg; Martin, David
3 Lindström, Georg; Martin, David I'll Take Australia
Sydney Jacaranda Press 1978 0701609958 / 9780701609955 First Cloth Good+ Very Good 0ctavo Georg Lindström 
106 pgs. Dustjacket now protected, unclipped. Book very good (wear to bottom of spine and corners) except for a splash of glue spilt across the front cover. Photographs of immigrants to Australia, with text by novelist David Martin. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Peppino, Martin, David
4 Martin, David Peppino
Hutchinson 1983 0091482100 / 9780091482107 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Guy Mirabella 
199 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Light wear to spine ends. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in Italy and then near the River Murray, the three stories relate the adventures of an Italian boy in his own country and in Australia. Contains Peppino Says Goodbye, Peppino Turns His Luck, and Peppino in the Tobacco War. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Dunera Internees, Patkin, Benzion
5 Patkin, Benzion The Dunera Internees
Stanmore NSW Cassell Australia 1979 072696803X / 9780726968037 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
xvii, 185 pp. Light wear (including discolouration on the reverse) to upper edge of unclipped dw. Spine panel very slightly sunned. Wear to lower edge of blue boards. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound, with shallow thumbing creases to the first few pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Appendix and index. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Black Rock White City, Patric, A. S.
6 Patric, A. S. Black Rock White City
Melbourne Transit Lounge 2016 1921924837 / 9781921924835 Reprint Very Good Octavo Signed by Author
248 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Signed by author on title page. "Bold, mature and compassionate. I couldn't put it down." -- Christos Tsiolkas 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Hmong of Australia: Culture And Diaspora, Tapp, Nicholas, and Gary Yia Lee, editors
7 Tapp, Nicholas, and Gary Yia Lee, editors The Hmong of Australia: Culture And Diaspora
Canberra Pandanus Books 2004 1740760417 / 9781740760416 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
217 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Upper edge has been bumped, leaving a faint mark across the upper edge of the text block and faint creasing to the first 25 or so pages. Internally unmarked, spine uncreased, solidly bound. Black-and-white and colour illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Fig Tree, Zable, Arnold
8 Zable, Arnold The Fig Tree
Melbourne Text Publishing 2002 1877008230 / 9781877008238 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Inscribed by Author
222 pp. Very light yellowing to edges of text block. Inscribed by author on title page. "At the heart of this book is Zable's understanding of our obligations to the wanderers among us, the dispossessed and the stateless. He makes a gift of their stories in The Fig Tree, celebrating the common threads of humanity that bind us all." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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