Monash University Publishing - ebooks

  • Aftermath

    Aftermath

    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

  • Asian Horizons

    Asian Horizons

    Giuseppe Tucci's Buddhist, Indian, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies

    Edited by: A A Di Castro, David Templeman

    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

  • Banksia Lady

    Banksia Lady

    Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist

    By Carolyn Landon

    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

  • Double-Act

    Double-Act

    The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Googie Withers and John McCallum

    By Brian McFarlane

    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

  • Embodying Transformation

    Embodying Transformation

    Transcultural Performance

    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

  • Human Rights & Human Wrongs

    Human Rights & Human Wrongs

    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

  • John Jefferson Bray

    John Jefferson Bray

    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

  • Manga Vision

    Manga Vision

    Cultural and Communicative Perspectives

    Edited by: Sarah Pasfield Neofitou, Cathy Sell

    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

  • The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

    The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

    Finding Lives in a Museum Mystery

    By Alexandra Roginski

    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

  • Thinking the Antipodes

    Thinking the Antipodes

    Australian Essays

    By Peter Beilharz

    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