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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Gurindji Journey : A Japanese Historian in the Outback
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'After immersing himself in the culture of a remote Australian Indigenous community for close to a year, the young Japanese scholar Minoru Hokari emerged with a new world view. Gurindji Journey tells of Hokari's experience living with the Gurindji people of Daguragu and Kalkaringi in the Northern Territory of Australia, absorbing their way of life, and beginning to understand Aboriginal modes of seeing and being.

'This compelling book, published in English posthumously, seven years after the author's death, is a personal, philosophical, lyrical record of his journey into Indigenous Australian culture. Part memoir, part history, part theory, Gurindji Journey is the story of Hokari's discovery of Gurindji modes of history and historical practice.

'It is a breathtaking work that opens up new pathways for approaching cross-cultural history, anthropology and historical epistemology. It will appeal equally to historians of place and oral traditions, readers in Indigenous cosmology and customs, theory lovers, anthropologists and anyone interested in Australian Aboriginal history and culture.' (From the publisher's website.)

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work is written by a Japanese author.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kensington, Randwick area, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: University of New South Wales Press , 2011 .
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      Extent: 311p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (chiefly col.), ports
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: May 2011.
      ISBN: 9781742232683 (pbk.)
    • Honolulu, Hawaii,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      University of Hawaii ,
      2011 .
      Extent: viii, 311 p.p.
      Description: [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.)
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references and index.
      ISBN: 9780824836146 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Story of Japanese Outback Historian Lives On 2011 single work column
— Appears in: ANU Reporter , Spring vol. 42 no. 3 2011; (p. 6)
Outsider Who Eraned the Trust of Elders Martin Flanagan , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28 May 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Gurindji Journey : A Japanese Historian in the Outback Minoru Hokari , 2011 single work prose
Spiritual Trip of Learning Peter Fuller , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2011; (p. 23)
Untitled David Gaunt , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 90 no. 7 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Gurindji Journey : A Japanese Historian in the Outback Minoru Hokari , 2011 single work prose
Untitled David Gaunt , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 90 no. 7 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Gurindji Journey : A Japanese Historian in the Outback Minoru Hokari , 2011 single work prose
Outsider Who Eraned the Trust of Elders Martin Flanagan , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28 May 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Gurindji Journey : A Japanese Historian in the Outback Minoru Hokari , 2011 single work prose
Spiritual Trip of Learning Peter Fuller , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2011; (p. 23)
Story of Japanese Outback Historian Lives On 2011 single work column
— Appears in: ANU Reporter , Spring vol. 42 no. 3 2011; (p. 6)
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