Books tagged: aboriginal australia

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Children of The Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.
For the Love of Regional Areas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Verses and Lyrics Public and Personal from the Last Years of Australia
Shadow Dreaming
Series: The Dreaming, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is an ancient Lore. They are a people who live by different rules in a modern world. Reach out and touch the Dreaming of the Ancient Australian Aboriginal Lore, travel with the Rainbow Serpent and other Spirit Creatures of the Dreamtime. Learn how a world very different from your own survives amongst us. The loves, trials and passions of the Shaman as they move through our world.
No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Yarrabah Mission was a dumping ground for Aboriginal people—especially half-caste children and women—forced from their homes by state police, who were appointed as their protectors. From its establishment in 1892, to its takeover by the Queensland Government in 1960, Yarrabah mission was a place of no return, with no way out and absolute control exercised over every aspect of an inmate's life.
Glass Half Full
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Doobee's Adventures The Wild Horses
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Apples and Pips are the 2 wild horses who Doobee befreinds latter the horses save Doobee when he becomes lost
Through Colonial Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Dark Southern Sun
Series: Ryan's Journey. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ryan washes up on the Australian coast near death in 1845. Over 10 years, he witnesses the ruin of the Aboriginal people, the chaos of the world’s largest gold rush and a bloody armed uprising. Two very different women tug at Ryan’s heart as he struggles from penury to prosperity. As he succeeds in business and rises in social esteem, Ryan creates two bitter enemies who set out to destroy him.
The Protector
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Set in Colonial Adelaide and its environs during the years 1839 to 1841, The Protector records and explores the relationships between Aboriginal and European residents of a unique British Colony. While both government and many settlers aspired to a fair and just treatment of the land's traditional owners, frontier conflicts inevitably occurred.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...