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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Life on a tropical island

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.

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Australian Wage Policy released

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 […]

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Emotions in Melanesia

A fascinating and personal yet scientific account of social and emotional experience in Lihir, a Melanesian island.

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Gatecrashing parties in rural Dorset – William Barnes

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.

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