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Ochre and Rust

Ochre and Rust (PDF ebook – 1st 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 9781743050330
Published 1 Oct 2011
Publisher Wakefield Press
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781743050330
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Wakefield Press
Imprint Wakefield Press
Published 1 Oct 2011
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format PDF ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Jones, Philip
Category History
Australasian & Pacific History
Indigenous Peoples
Biological Anthropology
Number of Pages 449
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 994.02
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience