The Aboriginal Story Of Burke And Wills

Author by : Ian Clark
Language : en
Publisher by : CSIRO PUBLISHING
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Description : The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills is the first major study of Aboriginal associations with the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860–61. A main theme of the book is the contrast between the skills, perceptions and knowledge of the Indigenous people and those of the new arrivals, and the extent to which this affected the outcome of the expedition. The book offers a reinterpretation of the literature surrounding Burke and Wills, using official correspondence, expedition journals and diaries, visual art, and archaeological and linguistic research – and then complements this with references to Aboriginal oral histories and social memory. It highlights the interaction of expedition members with Aboriginal people and their subsequent contribution to Aboriginal studies. The book also considers contemporary and multi-disciplinary critiques that the expedition members were, on the whole, deficient in bush craft, especially in light of the expedition’s failure to use Aboriginal guides in any systematic way. Generously illustrated with historical photographs and line drawings, The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills is an important resource for Indigenous people, Burke and Wills history enthusiasts and the wider community. This book is the outcome of an Australian Research Council project.


The Art Of The Collection

Author by : State Library of Victoria
Language : en
Publisher by : Melbourne University Publish
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Description : The Art of the Collection is a celebration of the State Library of Victoria's Picture Collection-the oldest visual documentary collection in Australia. Acting on its mandate to collect and preserve Victoria's documentary heritage, the Library acquires paintings, maps, diaries and documents that showcase all facets of Victorian life, past and present. The Library has an extensive collection of art works and a permanent display of 150 works in the Cowen Gallery. The works illustrate Victoria's landscape, early Melbourne scenes, and significant events and figures in the European exploration and settlement of Australia. The works range from early eighteenth and nineteenth century portraits, busts to contemporary portraits and scenes of Melbourne and Victoria from the 1800s until now. Works of some of our most celebrated and talented Australian artists are in the collection and showcased in this book: Eug ne von Gu rard, John Glover, Frederick McCubbin, Albert Tucker, Ian Fairweather, Lina Bryans, Jan Senbergs, Juan Davila and Howard Arkley to name but a few.


The Rough Guide To Australia

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Language : en
Publisher by : Rough Guides UK
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Description : The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. Packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos and koalas; bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park - not forgetting the stunning harbour side bars and restaurants of Sydney. Written by a team of widely-travelled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you to discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops and festivals around Australia, whatever your budget. Plus, you'll find expert background on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema and fascinating aboriginal culture and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Australia.


Macquarie Guide Hsc English Physical Journey

Author by : Sandra Bernhardt
Language : en
Publisher by : Macmillan Education AU
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Total Read : 55
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Description : Macquarie Revision Guides is a series of study aids written and recommended by teachers in NSW. Each guide presents a clear and up-to-date review of coursework and skills needed to do well in exams. Students, tutors, teachers and parents will find the practical approach of this series an essential support to the competitive final years of school study.


Storytracking

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Language : en
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Terrific Topics Middle Primary Book 2

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Language : en
Publisher by : Blake Education
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Total Read : 89
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Australia

Author by : Jeffery Pike
Language : en
Publisher by : Langenscheidt Publishing Group
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Total Read : 79
Total Download : 869
File Size : 41,9 Mb
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Description : With evocative, full-color photography on every page and cross-referenced, full-color maps throughout, this installment of the world's largest visual travel guide series provides readers with the ultimate insider's perspective on the land down under.


Scots Under The Southern Cross

Author by : Fred Cahir
Language : en
Publisher by : BHS Publishing
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Description : Scots Under the Southern Cross is a collection of essays from speakers at the Scottish Symposium held in Ballarat 9-11 May 2014. The chapters reflect the many styles, themes and formats embracing the Scottish Diaspora in Australia. This publication complements the Art Gallery of Ballarat Exhibition For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation. The five interrelated sections of Scots Under the Southern Cross are: 'Retrospect', 'The Scots in Aboriginal Australia', 'Biographical Studies of Scottish Australians', 'Scottish Artists on Australia' and 'Commemorating Scotland in Australia'. Essays tell the stories of Scottish immigrants and their successful establishment of economic and cultural networks in Australia. These chapters hopefully will form a basis for expansion into research of the Scottish diaspora and the way the Scots and their descendants have contributed to and adapted to Australian conditions.


Frommer S Australia

Author by : Elizabeth Hansen
Language : en
Publisher by : MacMillan Publishing Company
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Total Read : 90
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Description : From diving at the Great Barrier Reef to wildlife watching on Kangaroo Island, from the Sydney Opera House to the best pubs in the Outback, from Tasmanian crafts to Aboriginal art, Frommer's lets travelers to Australia explore the country's unique sights and sounds.


Australia 92 93

Author by : Elizabeth Hansen
Language : en
Publisher by : Frommers
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Total Read : 28
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