UWAP Scholarly

  • A Little America in Western Australia

    A Little America in Western Australia

    The US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape and the Founding of Exmouth

    By Anthony J. Barker, Michael L. Ondaatje

    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

  • After Homosexual

    After Homosexual

    The Legacies of Gay Liberation

    Edited by: Mark Pendleton, Carolyn D'Cruz

    Forty years have passed since the publication of Dennis Altman's crucial text, Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation, which captured the vibrant and violent explosions of the gay liberation movement. On this anniversary, Carolyn D'Cruz and Mark Pendleton have compiled here...

    Paper - 9781742583457 - $ 39.99

  • Changescapes

    Changescapes

    Complexity, Mutability, Aesthetics

    By Ross Gibson

    Ross Gibson moves between scholarly and artistic worlds, writing about cultural objects and ideas, making multimedia works, films, poetry, curating in museum spaces, and creating installations, among other pursuits. This book of essays arises from Gibson's experience over a decade of creating artworks and developing...

    Paper - 9781742587585 - $ 39.99

  • Different White People

    Different White People

    Radical Activism for Aboriginal Rights 1946-1972

    By Deborah Wilson

    The division between the right- and left-wing camps of the Cold War era is seemingly straightforward. Yet, local histories reveal deeply complex relationships between political and social groups that do not divide into easy alliances. Different White People is the story of...

    Paper - 9781742586656 - $ 39.99

  • Invisible Country

    Invisible Country

    South-west Australia: Understanding a Landscape

    By Bill Bunbury

    When Europeans first settled in Australia, the land withheld many of its secrets from these new arrivals. There were broad rivers, wide plains, and tall forests, all of which to European eyes suggested promising sites for settlement. However, to many of the new...

    Paper - 9781742586250 - $ 29.99

  • Just Relations

    Just Relations

    The Story of Mary Bennett's Crusade for Aboriginal Rights

    By Alison Holland

    When Mary Bennett died in 1961, Australia lost one of its leading Aboriginal rights activists. Mary's crusade is still, sadly, a current one, and this book serves to historicize the ongoing struggle for Aboriginal rights through the lens of...

    Paper - 9781742586878 - $ 39.99

  • Memoryscopes

    Memoryscopes

    Remnants, Forensics, Aesthetics

    By Ross Gibson

    Ross Gibson moves between scholarly and artistic worlds, writing about cultural objects and ideas, making multimedia works, films, poetry, curating in museum spaces, and creating installations, among other pursuits. This book arrives after decades of Gibson's creating and analyzing artworks, built from the traces that...

    Paper - 9781742587592 - $ 39.99

  • Places Made After Their Stories

    Places Made After Their Stories

    Design and the art of choreotopography

    By Paul Carter

    How is emotional meaning found in places? How can creating new urban spaces be a vehicle for less adversarial forms of political coexistence, as well as new customs of social innovation? Places Made After Their Stories shows how the emotional geographies we...

    Paper - 9781742587608 - $ 39.99

  • The Practice of Value

    The Practice of Value

    Essays on Literature in Cultural Studies

    By John Frow

    In recent years, the disciplines of literary studies and cultural studies have engaged in occasional hostilities, but very rarely in productive engagement with each other's methodologies. Yet, each offers a set of rich resources for the other in a period of disciplinary...

    Paper - 9781742583464 - $ 39.99

  • The Purpose of Futility

    The Purpose of Futility

    Writing World War I, Australian Style

    By Clare Rhoden

    World War I, or the Great War, wrecked Europe, where millions lost their lives, whole towns disappeared into the mud, and the golden age of civilization collapsed. Meanwhile, at the other end of the world, a new nation was born. Australia leapt...

    Paper - 9781742586625 - $ 39.99