Download E-books Death and the Running Patterer (Curious Murder Mystery, Book 1) PDF

By Robin Adair

1828: Sydney is a urban equipped at the backs of exiled convicts. yet in a colony of criminals, how do you cut down the record of suspects whilst a assassin is at the rampage?

Nicodemus Dunne was once a London policeman. After being deported on trumped up fees of attack, he now makes his dwelling in New South Wales as a working patterer, spreading the inside track of the day through notice of mouth. faced with a chain of grotesque and horribly artistic murders, the governor seeks out Dunne for his investigative abilities and his skill to infiltrate all degrees of society.

With every one mutilated physique, the assassin has left clues for Dunne to decipher. Can he positioned the items of the puzzle jointly and seize his elusive quarry with no turning into prey himself?

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Download E-books The Australian Army from Whitlam to Howard PDF

The Australian military from Whitlam to Howard is the 1st severe exam of Australia's post-Vietnam army operations, spanning the 35 years among the election of Gough Whitlam and the defeat of John Howard. John Blaxland explores the 'casualty flinch' felt by means of political leaders following the warfare and the way this impacted next operations. He contends that the Australian Army's rehabilitation concerned universal person and collective education and reaffirmation of the Army's regimental and corps identities. He indicates how the military regained its self belief to play top roles in East Timor, Bougainville and the Solomon Islands, and to give a contribution to strive against operations extra afield. At a time while the Australian Army's destiny strategic function are the topic of a lot debate, and because the 'Asian Century' gathers velocity and dedication in Afghanistan attracts to an finish, this paintings is vital examining for an individual attracted to realizing the fashionable context of Australia's army land strength.

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Download E-books The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific PDF

By Geoffrey Irwin

The exploration and colonization of the Pacific is a extraordinary episode in human prehistory. Early sea-going explorers had no wisdom of Pacific geography, no tools for measuring time and none for exploration. 40 years of contemporary archaeology, experimental voyages in rafts, and desktop simulations of voyages have produced an normous diversity of literature in this arguable topic. This publication represents a tremendous boost in wisdom of the payment of the Pacific through suggesting that exploration was once swift, useful and undertaken systematically, and that navigation tools steadily superior.

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Download E-books Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution (Writing Past Colonialism) PDF

Mediating throughout Difference relies on a basic premise: to deal correctly with conflict―and quite with clash stemming from cultural and different differences―requires actual openness to various cultural practices and discussion among other ways of realizing and being. both crucial is a shift clear of figuring out cultural distinction as an inevitable resource of clash, and the improvement of a extra serious perspective towards formerly under-examined Western assumptions approximately clash and its resolution.

To tackle the resultant demanding situations, this booklet introduces and explores the various wealthy insights into clash solution emanating from Asia and Oceania. even though usually ignored, those neighborhood traditions supply quite a number important methods of wondering and working with distinction and clash in a globalizing international. To carry those traditions into alternate with mainstream Western clash answer, the editors current the result of collaborative paintings among skilled students and culturally a professional practitioners from various elements of Asia and Oceania. the result's a sequence of interventions that problem traditional Western notions of clash answer and supply lecturers, coverage makers, diplomats, mediators, and native clash staff with new percentages to strategy, hinder, and get to the bottom of conflict.

Contributors: Roland Bleiker; Volker Boege; Morgan Brigg; Stephen Chan; Frans de Jalong, Sr.; Lorraine Garasu; Mary Graham; Hoang Young-ju; Carwyn Jones; pleasure Kere; Debra McDougall; Norifumi Namatame; Chengxin Pan; Oliver Richmond; Deborah chook Rose; Muhadi Sugiono; Tarja Väyrynen; Polly O. Walker; Jacqueline Wasilewski.

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Download E-books Archaeology of Oceania: Australia and the Pacific Islands PDF

This booklet is a state of the art creation to the archaeology of Oceania, masking either Australia and the Pacific Islands.

  • The first textual content to supply built-in therapy of the archaeologies of Australia and the Pacific Islands
  • Enables readers to shape a coherent evaluation of cultural advancements around the area as a whole
  • Brings jointly contributions from many of the region’s top scholars
  • Focuses on new discoveries, conceptual thoughts, and postcolonial realpolitik
  • Challenges traditional considering on significant neighborhood and worldwide matters in archaeology

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Download E-books Destination Australia: Migration to Australia Since 1901 PDF

The tale of Australia's striking cultural transformation, this booklet describes how their unprecedented immigration software has ended in some of the most different populations on the earth. No different kingdom has accomplished such radical social and demographic switch in so brief a time, and this ebook explains how this modification happened all whereas retaining a sturdy democracy and a coherent social fabric.

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Download E-books Paradise Remade: The Politics of Culture and History in Hawai'i PDF

this can be a booklet concerning the politics of competing cultures and myths in a colonized country. Elizabeth greenback considers the transformation of Hawaiian tradition concentrating on the indigenous inhabitants instead of at the colonizers. She describes how Hawaii's confirmed spiritual, social, political, and financial relationships have replaced long ago two hundred years due to Western imperialism. Her account is very well timed in gentle of the present Hawaiian calls for for sovereignty a hundred years after the overthrow of the monarchy in 1893.

greenback examines the social transformation Hawaii from a fancy hierarchical, oral society to an American kingdom ruled by means of company tourism and its myths of paradise. She will pay specific awareness to the methods modern Hawaiians are tough using their traditions because the foundation for exoticized entertainment.

greenback demonstrates that sacred chants and hula have been a vital part of Hawaiian social existence; because the repository of the people's old reminiscence, chants and hula practices performed a necessary position in protecting the hyperlinks among spiritual, political, and monetary relationships. Tracing the ways that Hawaiian tradition has been variously suppressed and developed by means of Western explorers, New England missionaries, the vacationer undefined, ethnomusicologists, and modern Hawaiians, dollar bargains a desirable "rereading" of Hawaiian history.

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Download E-books Workplace Reform in the Healthcare Industry: The Australian Experience PDF

This publication specializes in the connection among healthiness zone and business family members reforms and the impression those have had on employment family members in Australia for the reason that 1990. The booklet provides to the foreign literature on New Public administration with a distinctively Australian concentration and synthesizes the impression of overall healthiness zone and business kinfolk reforms on health and wellbeing care administration and paintings practices. It illustrates that New Public administration practices were carried out creatively at either macro and micro degrees. The ebook offers context to the altering paintings practices within the wellbeing and fitness care quarter.

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Download E-books Second Take: Australian Film-Makers Talk PDF

'An crucial and lengthy past due significant other for somebody drawn to Australian cinema. In future years moment Take could be worthwhile documentation of 1 of the main interesting classes in international cinema. I want an individual had performed a e-book like this whilst i used to be first beginning out as a film-maker.' invoice Bennett 'Film-making is like development a mosaic. The recommendations at the back of how these myriad of items are placed together---the offerings, injuries and inspirations-can usually be as soaking up because the complete film.' Gillian Armstrong Australian cinema has been in resurgence during the last 20 years, hitting front pages and successful awards around the world. now not strangely, there was an excessive amount of writing approximately this raise within the acclaim for Australian movie, and in regards to the improvement of an Australian aesthetic. even though, there were no boards for expert substitute voices, specifically these which maintain the movie industry's existence---the 'voice' of the film-maker. moment Take supplies the film-makers a voice, and permits them to interact with the problems and issues often raised by means of reporters and critics. together with contributions concerning the many and

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Download E-books Dead Man Running: An Insider's Story on One of the World's Most Feared Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ... The Bandidos PDF

By Duncan McNab

Telling the bloody, insider’s tale of the overseas drug and guns smuggling operations of the scary Bandidos gang, this chilling story is the 1st time that an insider has advised the genuine tale of the motorbike gangs that dominate the drug and unlawful guns alternate around the globe. For 10 years, Steve Utah was once a Bandidos insider, a depended on confidante of senior motorcycle gang participants alongside the east coast of Australia. He prepared their protection, cooked their medicinal drugs, and witnessed conferences within which abroad guns smuggling used to be deliberate. Utah enjoyed the wildness of the Bandido existence and their contempt for the legislations, yet as he plummeted deeper into the center of the gang, his lifestyles began to spiral uncontrolled. He witnessed vicious beatings, helped sell off corpses, and observed males achieved in entrance of his eyes. In a determined try and regain regulate of his existence, he resorted to the unthinkable—he rolled over to the federal police and advised all of them he knew concerning the Bandidos. This stunning, unflinching, tragic tale is his confession, and doubtless his demise gasp, for he is familiar with that unavoidably the Bandido code can be commemorated and he'll be silenced.

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