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y First Australians : An Illustrated History reference   single work   information book  
Note: Edited by Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton with Wayne Atkinson, James Boyce, RG Kimber, Steve Kinnane, Noel Loos and Bruce Pascoe.
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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'First Australians, the companion book to the epic SBS TV series, is the dramatic story of the collision of two worlds that created contemporary Australia. Told from the perspective of Australia's first people, it vividly brings to life the events that unfolded when the oldest living culture in the world was overrun by the world's greatest empire.

'Through a vast collection of images and historic documents, seven of Australia's leading historians reveal the true stories of individuals-both black and white-caught in an epic drama of friendship, revenge, loss and victory in Australia's most transformative period of history.

'Their story begins in 1788 in Warrane, now known as Sydney, with the friendship between an Englishman, Governor Phillip, and the kidnapped warrior Bennelong. It ends in 1993 with Koiki Mabo's legal challenge to the foundation of Australia.

'By illuminating a handful of extraordinary lives spanning two centuries, First Australians reveals, through their eyes, the events that shaped a new nation.' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Melbourne University Press , 2008 .
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      Extent: xxix, 393p.p.
      Description: illus. (some col.), maps, ports
      Reprinted: 2016 Unillustrated
      ISBN: 9780522853155 (hbk.)
      Series: y Miegunyah Press Series : Second Series Miegunyah Press (publisher), 1995- Z1014067 1995- series - publisher In 1995 The Miegunyah Press became a separate imprint of MUP, and its distinctive window logo appears on all books published in the second series. Titles in the second series include a colophon page at the end of the book that lists the book's editor and designer, the typeface used in the text, the paper on which it is printed, the name of the printer and the number of copies printed. (Adapted from the publisher's website: http://www.mup.unimelb.edu.au/Miegunyah.html) Number in series: 112
Alternative title: Aborigènes et peuples insulaires : une histoire illustrée des premiers habitants de l'Australie
Language: French
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      Au vent des iles , 2012 .
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      Extent: xxix, 393 p.p.
      Description: ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.), facsims.
      ISBN: 9782915654974 (hbk.), 2915654972 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Q&A Rachel Perkins 2010-2011 single work interview
— Appears in: SL : State Library of New South Wales Magazine , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 2010-2011; (p. 41)
Taking on the Cultural Myths Thuy On , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of First Australians : An Illustrated History Rachel Perkins Marcia Langton 2008 reference single work information book
Recalibration of a Whitewashed Narrative Nicolas Rothwell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 November 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of First Australians : An Illustrated History Rachel Perkins Marcia Langton 2008 reference single work information book
Recalibration of a Whitewashed Narrative Nicolas Rothwell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 November 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of First Australians : An Illustrated History Rachel Perkins Marcia Langton 2008 reference single work information book
Taking on the Cultural Myths Thuy On , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 January 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of First Australians : An Illustrated History Rachel Perkins Marcia Langton 2008 reference single work information book
Q&A Rachel Perkins 2010-2011 single work interview
— Appears in: SL : State Library of New South Wales Magazine , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 2010-2011; (p. 41)
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