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Travelling Home Walkabout Magazine and Mid Twentieth Century Australia

Author : Mitchell Rolls
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'Travelling Home' provides a detailed analysis of the contribution that the mid twentieth-century 'Walkabout' magazine made to Australia’s cultural history. Spanning five central decades of the twentieth century (1934-1974), 'Walkabout' was integral to Australia’s sense of itself as a nation. By advocating travel—both vicarious and actual—'Walkabout' encouraged settler Australians to broaden their image of the nation and its place in the Pacific region. In this way, 'Walkabout' explicitly aimed to make its readers feel at home in their country, as well as including a diverse picture of Aboriginal and Pacific cultures. Given its wide availability and distribution, together with its accessible and entertaining content, 'Walkabout' changed how Australia was perceived, and the magazine is recalled with nostalgic fondness by most if not all of its former readers. Drawing on interdisciplinary scholarship, 'Travelling Home' engages with key questions in literary, cultural, and Australian studies about national identity and modernity. The book’s diverse topics demonstrate how 'Walkabout' canvassed subtle and shifting fields of representation; as a result, this analysis produces complex and nuanced readings of Australian literary and cultural history.

Murray Walkabout

Author : Archer Russell
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Wanderings and anecdotes relating to twenty years of travelling along the Murray River from the Alps to the Coorong ; includes references to and observations about Aboriginal people and their way of life.

When We Go Walkabout

Author : Rhoda Lalara
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Yirruwa yirrilikenuma-langwa, amiyembena yirrirringka yirruwa? When we go walkabout, what do we see? Up in a tree there is something flapping its wings at us. Duwedirra! Cockatoo! Down in the river we see something staring at us. Dingarrbiya! Crocodile! Back home there is someone waiting for us . Dungkwarrika! Grandma! A beautiful story for the very young that brings to vivid life the unique world of Groote Eylandt. 'We want our children to hear a story and know where it's come from and where it's travelled.' Rhoda Lalara 'As children we used to go walkabout with our grandmothers and see the animals. Now we take our own kids out.' Alfred Lalara This edition includes a QR code link to hear Rhoda Larlara read the text in Anindilyakwa. This book was produced through the Emerging Indigenous Picture Book Mentoring Project, a joint initiative between The Little Big Book Club and Allen & Unwin, assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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Walkabout

Author : Louis Nowra
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Nicolas Roeg's 'Walkabout' opened world-wide in 1971. It is the story of two white children lost in the Australian Outback. They survive only through the help of an Aboriginal boy who is on walkabout during his initiation into manhood. The film earned itself a unique place in cinematic history and was re-released in 1998. In this illuminating reflection, Louis Nowra, one of Australia's leading dramatists and screenwriters, discusses Australia's iconic sense of the outback; and the peculiar resonance that the story of the lost child has in the Australian psyche. He tells how the film came to be made and how its preoccupations fit into the oeuvre of both its director and cinematographer Nicolas Roeg, and its screenwriter Edward Bond. Nowra identifies the film's distinctive take on a familiar story and its fable-like qualities, while also exploring the film's relationship to Australia and its implications for the English society of its day. He recognises how relevant the film is to the contemporary struggle to try and find common ground between blacks and white.

140 Great Hikes in and Near Palm Springs

Author : Philip Ferranti
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* Hikes organized by nine regions in the Palm Springs area * A wide variety of hikes, from family- and dog-friendly to difficult treks * Hike ratings, seasonal advice, and introductory comments help hikers select the appropriate trail From surreal lunar landscapes to high elevation trails with spectacular views, and from breathtaking wildflower hikes to treks that start near downtown Palm Springs, this best-selling guidebook offers hikes for every age and experience level.

A Walk about Zion

Author : John Alonzo Clark
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A Walk about Vicksburgh

Author : Gentleman of nature
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Walk about Zion A sermon on Ps xlviii 12 14

Author : William Pakenham WALSH (Bishop of Ossory, Ferns, and Leighlin.)
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Rupert Walk About

Author : Mireille Schwartz-van der Ham
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This book tells the adventures of Rupert, going to look for his relatives in the bush of Australia. It tells about Rupert’s feelings and emotions when confronted with so many new encounters.