UWA Publishing (Australia) has been publishing for more than 70 years. This press publishes diverse books from history to politics. They also produce carefully researched sociological titles and literature and literary criticism. UWA Publishing's books have both an Australian and a global focus.
Policing the Kimberley Frontier of Western Australia 1882-1905
By Chris Owen
This is a marvellous contribution by Chris Owen to the understanding of the role the Western Australian police force played in the colonial expansion into the Kimberley district of Western Australia.--Patrick Dodson ***Chris Owen provides a compelling account of policing...
Paper - 9781742586687 - $ 50.00
Creative Designs for the Australian Climate
How do you create and maintain a beautiful yet waterwise garden? Neil and Jenny Delmage have been setting the standard in Australian garden design for more than twenty years, creating sustainable, biodiverse, waterwise - and gorgeous - gardens. Their...
Paper - 9781742585048 - $ 39.99
William Dawes at Sydney Cove 1788-1791
By Ross Gibson
In January 1788, astronomer and colonist William Dawes came to New South Wales' Botany Bay with the First Fleet Marines. He then came back into view in 1972, when a pair of slender 'language notebooks' - 80 small pages of limber handwriting...
Paper - 9781742582979 - $ 32.95
The Story of Warren Braedon/Louis Johnson
He never knew his name, he never knew his mother, he never knew his family, he never knew his people, he never knew his country. Born Alice Springs, 4th January, 1973, murdered Perth, 4th January, 1992...because he was black....
Paper - 9781742585079 - $ 17.99
Memoir with Landscape
The chunk of land bordering Western Australia, South Australia, and Queensland is known as Namatjira. For most of us it is remote; geographically and metaphorically it is the heart of Australia. After a period of loss and much change, Saskia Beudel was inspired to begin...
Paper - 9781742584942 - $ 29.99
A History of the Beanbag and Other Stories is a short story collection with a difference - a scenic tour of the surprises, secrets, and fears lurking beneath the cracked veneer of domesticity and suburban complacency. With photographic precision, author Susan Midalia captures the fleeting beauty, light,...
Paper - 9780980296501 - $ 19.50
Aboriginal-European Relations at Albany and the Surrounding Regions from First Contact to 1926
A Journey Travelled is a pivotal Australian story long overdue for the telling: how Aboriginal and European people interacted with each other following Britain's territorial invasion in 1826, as well as its ongoing presence for...
Paper - 9781742586632 - $ 39.99
A History of the Grounds of the University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia campus is one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful, of university campuses in Australia. This book documents the history of the university grounds, and its design,...
Cloth - 9781920694517 - $ 58.50
The US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape and the Founding of Exmouth
In 1963, the US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape in Western Australia became the first US defense facility to be established on Australian soil in peacetime. During...
Paper - 9781742586854 - $ 45.00
By Antonio Buti
Orphaned early in life and brought up by a housekeeper, Sir Ronald Wilson left school at 14 to earn a living as a messenger in the local Geraldton courthouse before subsequently enjoying a meteoric rise in the legal profession to become a justice in the highest court...
Paper - 9780980296419 - $ 31.00