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Storytracking: Texts, Stories and Histories in Central Australia

Storytracking: Texts, Stories and Histories in Central Australia (Paperback)

By Gill, Sam D.

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This work takes a narrative technique (known as storytracking ) practised by Australian aboriginal peoples and applies it to the academic study of their culture. By applying this method to received texts of aboriginal religion, Gill brings us closer to the worldview of this vanis ...

ISBN 9780195115888
Published 1 February 1998 by Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture

The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture (Hardback)

Edited by Kleinert, Sylvia; Neale, Margo

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This work on archaeologically documented traditions, art styles of the early contact period and the 19th century and the development of the contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practices also details the emergence of Aboriginal art in urban institutions, markets ...

ISBN 9780195506495
Published 15 November 2000 by Oxford University Press
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The National Interest in a Global Era: Australia in World Affairs 1996-2000

The National Interest in a Global Era: Australia in World Affairs 1996-2000 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Cotton, James; Ravenhill, John

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This addition to the Australia in World Affairs series provides comprehensive accounts of Australia's defence policy, its policies on the environment and human rights, its place in the world economy, and its vital bi-lateral relationships.

ISBN 9780195515251
Published 1 March 2002 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Australia in world affairs
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Global Structures, Local Cultures

Global Structures, Local Cultures (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Hawkins, Mary

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Global Structures, Local Cultures 2e, examines the process of globalisation and its impact on modern society using case studies from around the world to engage and encourage students to think about the historical and contemporary connections between societies and cultures.

ISBN 9780195520163
Published 9 December 2013 by Oxford University Press
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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite
 

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

Edited by Germov, John; Williams, Lauren

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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite 3eintroduces readers to the field of food sociology. Leading Australian and international authors in the field provide a contemporary analysis of the social factors that underlie food choice. There are two new chapters explor ...

ISBN 9780195551501
Published 1 May 2008 by Oxford University Press
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Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice

Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice (Paperback)

Edited by Anderson, Nicole; Schlunke, Katrina

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Takes some of the most prominent theoretical approaches used in cultural studies and demonstrates the ways in which they are used to evaluate, analyse and interpret recent events, debates, topics and texts in contemporary society.

ISBN 9780195562453
Published 7 November 2008 by Oxford University Press
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Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance
  

Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Durie, Mason

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Describes and analyses the position of the Maori people and Maori interests in the first few years of the third millenium. It also recognises journeys from the past and makes projections into the future.

ISBN 9780195584684
Published 24 June 2005 by Oxford University Press
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Forgotten Kingdoms in Sumatra

Forgotten Kingdoms in Sumatra (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Schnitger, F. M.

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Sumatra possesses some of the most ancient cultures of South-East Asia, some magnificent traditional buildings, and a great diversity of peoples. This book, written in 1931, describes vanished civilizations and the ruins which lie in the jungle.

ISBN 9780195889055
Published 1 October 1988 by Oxford University Press
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Seeing the Inside: Bark Painting in Western Arnhem Land

Seeing the Inside: Bark Painting in Western Arnhem Land (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Taylor, Luke

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A study of one of the world's great visual art traditions and its role in the society that produces it. The bark painting of Aboriginal artists in western Arnhem Land are examined in relation to the cultural meaning of their work and the continuing role of their paintings within ...

ISBN 9780198233541
Published 20 January 1997 by Oxford University Press
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Series Oxford Studies in Social & Cultural Anthropology: Cultural Forms
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Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War (Hardback)

By Carden-Coyne, Ana

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Carden-Coyne investigates the cultural response to the horrors of the First World War in America, Britain, and Australia. Wartime had ruined bodies and disfigured a generation, but post-war ideals of beauty and resilience influenced social, medical and cultural imagery that renew ...

ISBN 9780199546466
Published 13 August 2009 by Oxford University Press
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