Monash University Publishing - ebooks
Genocide, Memory and History
Edited by: Karen Auerbach
Aftermath examines how genocide is remembered and represented in both popular and scholarly memory, integrating scholarship on the Holocaust with the study of other genocides through a comparative framework. Scholars from a range of disciplines reevaluate narratives of past conflicts to explore how...
Ebooks - 9781922235640 - $ 39.95
Giuseppe Tucci's Buddhist, Indian, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies
This gedenkschrift is published in honor of the great scholar of Asia, Professor Giuseppe Tucci (1894-1984). Through the work of present-day scholars, the book represents their efforts to maintain the impetus of the...
Ebooks - 9781922235343 - $ 99.95
Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist
This is the story of Celia Rosser, the internationally acclaimed botanical illustrator, who ultimately dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done such a thing. Celia's dedication to the task put her at the center of...
Ebooks - 9781922235817 - $ 39.95
The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Googie Withers and John McCallum
Not many can boast of careers that lasted successfully for nearly 70 years, but that is what was achieved by Australian actors Googie Withers and John McCallum. Withers acted everything, from brazen murderesses to Lady Bracknell, as...
Ebooks - 9781922235732 - $ 39.95
Edited by: Maryrose Casey
The essays in this collection explore transcultural events to reveal deeper understandings of the dynamic nature, power, and affect of performance as it is created and witnessed across national and cultural boundaries. Focusing on historical and contemporary public events in multiple contexts, the book's contributors...
Ebooks - 9781922235893 - $ 49.95
A Life Confronting Racism
By Colin Tatz
Racism crushes bodies and souls. In Human Rights and Human Wrongs, Colin Tatz - a world authority on racial conflict and abuse, a key figure in Indigenous Studies in Australia, and an author of major works on genocide, Aboriginal youth suicide, and Aboriginal and...
Ebooks - 9781922235695 - $ 34.95
A Vigilant Life
By John Emerson
In March 1967, South Australian Premier Don Dunstan appointed his State's most outstanding barrister as Chief Justice: John Jefferson Bray. In public, Bray's appointment brought barely a ripple, but in the murky urban waters of Adelaide's corridors of power, this decision unleashed waves of outrage...
Ebooks - 9781922235626 - $ 39.95
Cultural and Communicative Perspectives
Contributions by: Queenie Chan
Manga Vision examines cultural and communicative aspects of Japanese comics, drawing together scholars from Japan, Australia and Europe working in areas as diverse as cultural studies, linguistics, education, music, art, anthropology, and translation, to explore...
Ebooks - 9781925377071 - $ 49.95
Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery
It is 1860 in Australia. An Aboriginal laborer named Jim Crow is led to the scaffold of the Maitland Gaol in colonial New South Wales. Among the onlookers is the Scotsman A.S. Hamilton, who will take bizarre steps in the aftermath of...
Ebooks - 9781922235671 - $ 24.95
In 1956, Bernard Smith wrote that the people of Australia were migratory birds. This was to become a leading motif of his own thinking, and a significant inspiration for author Peter Beilharz. Beilharz came to argue that the idea of the antipodes made sense less in...
Ebooks - 9781922235565 - $ 49.95