Outback Bushmen

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Author: Paul Freeman

Publisher: Paul Freeman Publishing

ISBN: 9780980667530

Category: Gay erotic photography

Page: 170

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"The fourth book in the series by renowned photographer Paul Freeman, which studies men and masculinity in rugged outdoor and rustic farm settings. In this book Freeman uses the Australian bush and its' changing moods to explore his male aesthetic, and to style and weather his subjects"--Jacket.

An Outback Life

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Author: Mary Groves

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1459622626

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 432

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An outback tale of a woman who spent the prime of her life in the Northern Territory, often struggling to put a meal on the table, told in simple, straightforward language, the narrative zipping along at a lively pace, with one cracking yarn after another.

A Wild History

Life and Death on the Victoria River Frontier

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Author: Darrell Lewis

Publisher: Monash University Publishing

ISBN: 1921867264

Category: History

Page: 352

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The frontiersmen who came to the Victoria River District of Australia’s Northern Territory included cattle and horse thieves, outlaws, capitalists, dreamers, drunks, madmen and others, from the explorers of the 1830s and 1850s to the founders of the big stations in the 1880s and 1890s, and the cattle duffers in the early 1900s. This book looks at them all. Drawing on painstaking research into obscure and rich documentary sources, Aboriginal oral traditions, and first-hand investigations conducted in the region over thirty-five years, Darrell Lewis pieces together the complex interactions between the environment, the powerful and warlike Aboriginal tribes and the settlers and their cattle, which produced what truly became A Wild History.

In Search of the Never-Never

Mickey Dewar: Champion of History Across Many Genres

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Author: Ann McGrath

Publisher: ANU Press

ISBN: 1760462691

Category: History

Page: 316

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Mickey Dewar made a profound contribution to the history of the Northern Territory, which she performed across many genres. She produced high‑quality, memorable and multi-sensory histories, including the Cyclone Tracy exhibition at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and the reinterpretation of Fannie Bay Gaol. Informed by a great love of books, her passion for history was infectious. As well as offering three original chapters that appraise her work, this edited volume republishes her first book, In Search of the Never-Never. In Dewar’s comprehensive and incisive appraisal of the literature of the Northern Territory, she provides brilliant, often amusing insights into the ever-changing representations of a region that has featured so large in the Australian popular imagination

The River

A Journey Through The Murray-Darling Basin

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Author: Chris Hammer

Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing

ISBN: 9780522859577

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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In The River, Chris Hammer takes us on a journey through Australia's heartland, following the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin, recounting his experiences, his impressions, and, above all, stories of the people he meets along the way. It's a journey punctuated with laughter, sadness and reflection. The River looks past the daily news reports and their sterile statistics, revealing the true impact of our rivers' decline on the people who live along their shores, and on the country as a whole. It's a tale that leaves the reader with a lingering sense of nostalgia for an Australia that may be fading away forever.

Gender Trouble Down Under

Australian Masculinities

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Author: David Coad

Publisher: Presses Universitaires deValenciennes

ISBN: 9782905725301

Category: Gender identity

Page: 199

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University Studies in History

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Author: University of Western Australia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dissertations, Academic

Page: N.A

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Consists of theses in abridged form from the Departments of History and Economics, University of Western Australia.

Australia

A Gourmet's Paradise

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781875359219

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

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Outback Survival

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Author: Bob Cooper

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0733629369

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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Outback Survival is a timeless, practical run down on everything you need to know to survive in the outback. Bob Cooper's incredible bushcraft skills have been developed through more than 25 years of experience in Australia's harsh outback. He has picked up tools of survival from the experiences of living with traditional Aboriginal communities, instructing with Special Forces Units, lecturing with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Service on desert survival in the Mexican Desert, delivering wilderness lessons in the UK and learning the skills of the bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana. Bob has put his own lessons to the test, dropping himself off in the 42C heat of the Australian desert with only a map and soap box sized survival kit, no food, water or sleeping gear, and a 10 day walk across 160km of rough terrain back to safety. He did this alone and showed that with the right knowledge of the land, you can survive in even the harshest of conditions. The outback of Australia is one of the most unforgiving regions of the world, but Bob is committed to protecting and enhancing the experience people have when venturing out into the bush.