Tracing the Melanesian Person is an engaging ethnographic account of connections, conflicts and loss in Lihir, a remote Melanesian island. Susan Hemer produces a serious work based on her own fieldwork journey.
The first day of the new century was also the first day of the Commonwealth of Australia, endowed with a Parliament that was empowered to institute its chosen models of conciliation and arbitration for the prevention and settlement of interstate industrial disputes. This book is a study of the development of terms of employment; and it [...]
A fascinating and personal yet scientific account of social and emotional experience in Lihir, a Melanesian island.
Gatecrashing parties and rural romances are just two of the tales of life in the Dorset countryside in this collection by William Barnes. Tom Burton has researched the exact pronunciation in phonetics, and is known for his hilarious Adelaide Fringe performances in the broad Dorset accent. Download or listen, or buy the beautifully designed book.
The total downloads of all our books crossed 100,000 at the end of March. That’s an average of about 5,000 per book, which is many more than the 350 expected sales an academic book in print-form only could manage. The numbers are not equal, of course, Coastal Management in Australia represents one in four of [...]
Senator Penny Wong launched our latest book in early December, Bridging Transcultural Divides. This book is a unique volume of work bringing together the experience and pedagogic approaches of the staff of the Centre for Asian Studies. Download it for free. “The impressive and stimulating essays in Bridging Transcultural Divides deal with the cultural and educational issues [...]
We have just released Behind the Scenes: the politics of planning Adelaide. Author Dr Michael Llewellyn-Smith was the CEO of Adelaide City Council and is now a Councillor, and will be the Deputy Lord Mayor from January. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow with the University of Adelaide’s Architecture school. The book details the [...]
If you are curious about how young students perceive their personal and professional futures, download the free PDF of Chilla Bulbeck’s latest title Imagining the Future.
A good book cover attracts attention, but for the right reasons. Here are our galleries of alternative book covers, to show how many options our designer creates to get the right one: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/our-cover-designs/