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              Books by Larissa Behrendt

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              Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies
                 

              Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies (Paperback)

              By Miller, Robert J.; Ruru, Jacinta; Behrendt, Larissa; Lindberg, Tracey

              North America, New Zealand, and Australia were colonized by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the doctrine of discovery. This book analyses how England applied this doctrine to gain control over the lands, property, government, and human rights... of Indigenous peoples, and how this control continues to this day.
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              ISBN 9780199651856
              Released NZ 17 Jan 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Indigenous Australia for Dummies

              Indigenous Australia for Dummies (Paperback)

              By Behrendt, Larissa; Foreword by Fraser, The Rt Hon. Malcolm

              • RRP: $45.99
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              A comprehensive, relevant, and accessible look at all aspects of Indigenous Australian history and culture What is The Dreaming? How many different Indigenous tribes and languages once existed in Australia? What is the purpose of a corroboree? What effect do the events of the pas...t have on Indigenous peoples today? Indigenous Australia For Dummies answers these questions and countless others about the oldest race on Earth. It explores Indigenous life in Australia before 1770, the impact of white settlement, the ongoing struggle by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to secure their human rights and equal treatment under the law, and much more. Celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people to contemporary Australian culture, the book explores Indigenous art, music, dance, literature, film, sport, and spirituality. It discusses the concept of modern Indigenous identity and examines the ongoing challenges facing Indigenous communities today, from health and housing to employment and education, land rights, and self-determination. Explores significant political moments?such as Paul Keating's Redfern Speech and Kevin Rudd's apology, and more Profiles celebrated people and organisations in a variety of fields, from Cathy Freeman to Albert Namatjira to the Bangarra Dance Theatre and the National Aboriginal Radio Service Challenges common stereotypes about Indigenous people and discusses current debates, such as a land rights and inequalities in health and education This book will enlighten readers of all backgrounds about the history, struggles and triumphs of the diverse, proud, and fascinating peoples that make up Australia's Indigenous communities. With a foreword by former PM Malcolm Fraser, Indigenous Australia For Dummies is a must-read account of Australia's first people. 'Indigenous Australia For Dummies is an important contribution to the broad debate and to a better understanding of our past history. Hopefully it will influence future events.'?Forme
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              ISBN 9781742169637
              Published NZ 5 Apr 2012
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
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              31 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Yarning Strong Crossroads: Theme : Law

              Yarning Strong Crossroads: Theme : Law (Paperback)

              By Behrendt, Larissa

              • RRP: $15.99
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              When Sophieas twin brother Simon gives in to peer pressure and breaks the law, she is desperate to help him. Can she combine her nanas traditional knowledge with the lessons of modern Australian law, and point Simon in a better direction?Themes:Family and trustPeer group pressure...RacismResponsilbility for self and othersThis fiction novel is part of the Yarning Strong series.
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              ISBN 9780195572483
              Published NZ 24 Jan 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Yarning Strong Series
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              41 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference
               

              The 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Bastable, Jonathan; McGill, Hannah; By Al-Barghouti, Tamim; Behrendt, Larissa; Burgess, Melvin

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              In 2012-2013, a year-long conversation between writers took place at 17 literary festivals around the world, from Jaipur to Krasnoyarsk, and from Melbourne to Berlin. This book provides an international perspective on the issues facing writers and writing in general, and the pres...ent-day novel in particular.
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              ISBN 9780748698349
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2014
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights: International and Regional Jurisprudence
               

              Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights: International and Regional Jurisprudence (Paperback)

              By Saul, Ben; Behrendt, Larissa

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              • Internationally sourced

              This book provides a comprehensive examination of the treatment of Indigenous peoples in international law and from a comparative law perspective. While scholarly in approach, it can also be used as a textbook for university students, and therefore covers a broad range of topics ...relevant to the study of Indigenous People and International Law.
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              ISBN 9781901362404
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Relations

              Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Relations (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Behrendt, Larissa; Cunneen, Chris; Libesman, Terri

              • RRP: $126.99
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              Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Relations Second Edition considers the contact of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with Anglo-Australian law, and deals primarily with the problems the imposed law has had in its relationship with Indigenous people in Australia.

              ISBN 9780190310035
              Published NZ 17 Dec 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              249 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Indigenous Australia For Dummies
               

              Indigenous Australia For Dummies (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Edition)

              By Behrendt, Larissa

              • RRP: $42.99
              • $42.99
              • Pub Date
                1 Mar 21

              A comprehensive, relevant, and accessible look at all aspects of Indigenous Australian history and culture What is The Dreaming? How many different Indigenous tribes and languages once existed in Australia? What is the purpose of a corroboree? What effect do the events of the pa...st have on Indigenous peoples today??Indigenous Australia For Dummies,SecondEditionanswers these questions and countless others about the oldest race on Earth. It explores Indigenous life in Australia before 1770, the impact of white settlement, the ongoing struggle by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to secure their human rights and equal treatment under the law, and much more. Celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people to contemporary Australian culture, the book explores Indigenous art, music, dance, literature, film, sport, and spirituality. It discusses the concept of modern Indigenous identity and examines the ongoing challenges facing Indigenous communities today, from health and housing to employment and education, land rights, and self-determination. <ul type="disc"> Explores significant political moments-such as Paul Keating's Redfern Speech and Kevin Rudd's apology, and more Profiles celebrated people andorganisationsin a variety of fields, from Cathy Freeman to Albert Namatjira to theBangarraDance Theatre and the National Aboriginal Radio Service Challenges common stereotypes about Indigenous people and discusses current debates, such as a land rights and inequalities in health and education Now in its second edition, this book will enlighten readers of all backgrounds about the history, struggles and triumphs of the diverse, proud, and fascinating peoples that make up Australia'sIndigenous communities.With a foreword by Stan Grant,Indigenous Australia For Dummies,SecondEditionis a must-read account of Australia's first people.
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              ISBN 9780730390275
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Home
                

              Home (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Behrendt, Larissa

              AN OUTSTANDING, RICH LITERARY PRODUCTION OF A LIFE JOURNEY THROUGH A COMPLEX FAMILY HISTORY. Alexis Wright, author of Plains of Promise. A story of homecoming, this absorbing novel opens with a young, city-based lawyer setting out on her first visit to ancestral country. Candice ...arrives at the place where the rivers meet , the camp of the Eu...
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              ISBN 9781458729620
              Released NZ 4 May 2010
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Read How You Want
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              Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling
                 

              Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Behrendt, Larissa

              A vital Aboriginal perspective on colonial storytelling Indigenous lawyer and writer Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the local Butchulla people after she was shipwrecked on their island off the...

              ISBN 9781458794529
              Released NZ 28 Jan 2016
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling
               

              Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling (Paperback)

              By Behrendt, Larissa

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              ISBN 9780702253904
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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