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Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and encounters on Australian frontiers

Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and encounters on Australian frontiers (Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Jones, Philip

Ochre and Rust takes nine Aboriginal and colonial artefacts from their museum shelves, and positions them at the centre of these gripping, poignant tales set in the heart of Australia's frontier zone. Philip Jones is a curator and historian, based at the South Australian Museum. ...Winner of the 2008 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-Fiction Shortlisted for the 2007 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards 'This is a beautiful book. ... Wakefield Press' overall design, high quality paper, appealing lay-out, plus the numerous, well-reproduced and integrated illustrations and attractive cover, make for an experience that is aesthetic as well as intellectual. This befits the topic: a study of artefacts and encounters on a variety of Australian frontiers. ... This book contains some finely realised prose and elegantly told stories ...' - Ann McGrath, Aboriginal History
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ISBN 9781743055267
Published AU 15 Aug 2018
Publisher Wakefield Press
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
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ISBN-13 9781743055267
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Wakefield Press
Imprint Wakefield Press
Published 15 Aug 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Jones, Philip
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 168mm
Height: 230mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 910g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text History: Specific Subjects
ONIX Text General/trade