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Sea Creatures and Sea Shores: An Underwater Guide to the Gulfs of South Australia

Sea Creatures and Sea Shores: An Underwater Guide to the Gulfs of South Australia (Paperback)

By Day, Peter; King, Antony; Manna, James

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Sea Creatures and Sea Shores is a handy guide for novice and experienced divers and snorkellers alike, for anyone combing the shoreline, and for people of any age curious to understand more about marine life. It is an interesting read and a handy reference with amazing underwater ...

ISBN 9780987212504
Published 1 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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'Whaddaya Know?': Writings for Syd Harrex

'Whaddaya Know?': Writings for Syd Harrex (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Blaber, Ron

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This collection of essays, stories, poetry and memoir is an acknowledgement of Harrex's enormous influence in literature and a tribute to his critical and creative endeavours. Those who have worked with Syd might marvel at what he has achieved, but perhaps from Syd's perspective ...

ISBN 9781743053409
Published 30 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Sweet Boy Dear Wife: Jane Dieulafoy in Persia 1881-1886

Sweet Boy Dear Wife: Jane Dieulafoy in Persia 1881-1886 (Paperback)

By Rossiter, Heather

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Jane Dieulafoy dressed as a boy to accompany her husband on digs in Persia, where women were veiled and enclosed. Her adventures led to the discovery of enamelled brick friezes in the 2500-year-old city of Susa. Displayed at the Louvre in 1886, the Lion and Archer friezes created ...

ISBN 9781743053782
Published 30 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Edge of Time: Greg Johns Sculptures 1977-2015
 

Edge of Time: Greg Johns Sculptures 1977-2015 (Hardback)

By Neylon, John; By (artist) Johns, Greg

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Edge of Time provides detailed insights into the development, work and ideas of one of Australia's most distinctive public artists. It offers also a behind-the-scenes look at what is involved in making large public sculptures - and above all, in making sculpture which is authenti ...

ISBN 9781743053188
Release Date 15 August 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart

Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart (Hardback, 2nd edition)

By Pearce, Barry

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This title illuminates the vision of the most celebrated of Australian expatriate artists, from his beginnings in Adelaide until his last major composition painted in Italy, where he died in 2013. Smart's vision searches for stillness amid industrial change. This can be seen here ...

ISBN 9781743053393
Published 30 July 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Giles Bettison: Pattern and Perception
 

Giles Bettison: Pattern and Perception (Hardback)

By Osborne, Margot; By (artist) Bettison, Giles

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Giles Bettison's contemporary reinvention of the ancient technique of murrine glass as a vehicle for his distinctive creative language has earned him international acclaim. In murrine Giles Bettison found an abstract glass language in which he could visualise his perceptions of b ...

ISBN 9781743053812
Release Date 15 August 2015 by Wakefield Press
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Anzac Day: The Undying Debt

Anzac Day: The Undying Debt (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Pavils, J. G.; Foreword by Gammage, Bill

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Uses archival documents, media reports and material evidence to illustrate the beginnings of Anzac Day evolving into Australian culture, and discusses the contentious issues that have surrounded the commemoration of the day since 1915. With a foreword by Professor Bill Gammage.

ISBN 9781921013126
Published 15 March 2007 by Wakefield Press
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Rainbow Bird

Rainbow Bird (Hardback, New title)

By Cavouras, Czenya

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An unseen, unnamed narrator takes us on a journey through fear, uncertainty and despair to hope. Ages 6+.

ISBN 9781862547735
Published 15 September 2007 by Wakefield Press
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Not the Same Sky: A novel
 

Not the Same Sky: A novel (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Conlon, Evelyn

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By 1848 famine has ravaged Ireland. A shortage of female labour in Australia offers a kind of solution and so, over the following two years, London ships more than 4000 Irish girls to the new colony. This book tells the story of Honora, Julia, Bridget and Anne, observing them on ...

ISBN 9781743052426
Published 20 December 2013 by Wakefield Press
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Interned: Torrens Island 1914-1915
 

Interned: Torrens Island 1914-1915 (Paperback)

By Monteath, Peter; Paul, Mandy; Martin, Rebecca

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In August 1914 war broke out across Europe. Within months hundreds of men - 'enemy aliens' - were interned on Torrens Island, in the Port River estuary near Adelaide. Sailors taken off enemy ships, foreign nationals living in South Australia, and even some naturalised British sub ...

ISBN 9781743053386
Published 30 November 2014 by Wakefield Press
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