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The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World
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The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

By Danforth,Loring

Princeton, NJ: Princeton U.P., 1995. "Greeks and Macedonians today are engaged in a heated dispute over claims to a single identity. Anthropologist and author Loring Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic cultural identity and the role of the state in building a nation. The conflict is set in the broader context of Balkan history and in the more narrow context of the recent disintegration of Yugoslavia." Includes the opinions and experiences of emigrant Greeks, Macedonians etc. in Australia, Canada etc. 273p. illus.bibliography.index. Soft Cover. New.

$30.00

Emigrators, emigrants and empire : women and British migration to Canada and Australia in the nineteenth and early twentieth Centuries

By Chilton. Lisa

Toronto, 2002. On the Emigration of English single women to Canada and Australia 1862-1930. PhD.Thesis submittd to York University 2002. 318 leaves bibliography. First Thus. Hardcover. As New. Thesis.

$100.00

The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World
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The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

By Danforth,Loring

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995. Greeks and Macedonians are presently engaged in an often heated dispute involving competing claims to a single identity. Each group asserts that they, and they alone, have the right to identify themselves as Macedonians. The Greek government denies the existence of a Macedonian nation and insists that all Macedonians are Greeks, while Macedonians vehemently assert their existence as a unique people. Here Loring Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition, and the role of the state in the process of building a nation. The conflict is set in the broader context of Balkan history and in the more narrow context of the recent disintegration of Yugoslavia. Danforth focuses on the transnational dimension of the global cultural war taking place between Greeks and Macedonians both in the Balkans and in the diaspora. He analyzes two issues in particular: the struggle for human rights of the Macedonian minority in northern Greece and the campaign for international recognition of the newly independent Republic of Macedonia. The book concludes with a detailed analysis of the construction of identity at an individual level among immigrants from northern Greece who have settled in Australia, where multiculturalism is an official policy. People from the same villages, members of the same families, living in the northern suburbs of Melbourne have adopted different national identities 273p. illus.bibliography.index. Reprint. Soft Cover. As New.

$30.00

To Hell and Back: The Banned Account of Gallipoli [The Straights Impregnable]

By Loch, Sydney [De Vries, Susanna & De Vries, Jake]

Sydney, Australia: HarperCollins, 2007. Banned in 1916, "The Straights Impregnable" ... the 'best book on Gallipoli' now returns to print. As a young soldier in the battlefields of Gallipoli, Sydney Loch witnessed the horror of war first hand. His journal of what he saw became a book on his return to Australia. Hoping to avoid military censorship, his publishers dubbed Sydney's book a novel: 'The Straits Impregnable'. But as the war ground on and numbers of casualties grew, the publisher inserted a note saying the book was in fact true. 'The Straits Impregnable', which had enjoyed huge literary acclaim, was immediately withdrawn from sale by the censors. Sydney Loch's experiences in the war, shaped his life afterwards. With his wife, Joice Loch, he would go on to work in refugee camps in Poland and Palestine, at the Amerian Farm School in Thessaloniki and finally at Ouranopolis near Mt.Athos.His many subsequent books, set in war torn countries reflected his humanitarian beliefs. Joice and Sydney, highly notable figures of the post-war generation, have garnered recent interest among historians for their lives and work. In 'To Hell and Back', historians Susanna and Jake de Vries have recovered and edited Sydney's book for a new generation of readers - and written a biography of his remarkable life. 248p. illus. index. Re-issue. Softcover. New.

$30.00

The Man with the Donkey : John Simpson Kirkpatrick the Good Samaritan of Gallipoli

By Benson, Irving

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965. Second Impression. "This is the fascinating story of an ordinary man who did extraordinary things in a critical situation. On the day after the landing at Gallipoli he found a donkey and used it to bring wounded men from the top of Shrapnel Gully to the casualty station on the beach." 96p plates bibliography . Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$12.50

Sydney

By Morris, Jan

New York: Random House Inc, 1992. Clean crisp and unread, but with small remainder mark. 1st US Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

$12.00

Bread : The Changing Scene

By Noonan, Anthony

Perth Australia : Bread Manufacturer's Association , 2002. A history of the many developments in the commercial manufacture of Bread in Australia since 1902. from horse drawn delivery wagons and wood-fired ovens to modern industrial production. 120p. illus Author inscription inside front cover . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New.

$50.00

Long Time Passing

By Brinsmead,Hesba

Sydney,Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1973. Nostalgic novel of life in the Blue Mountains of Australia . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good (torn parts repaired).

$35.00

A Voyage From Plymouth to Melbourne in 1839, the Shipboard and Early Melbourne Diary of Jonathan Binns Were

By Were, Jonathan Binns

Melbourne, Australia: J. B. Were & Son, 1964. Facsimile of original handwritten diary with transcript on facing pages. The authors recorded his voyage on the sailing ship "William Metcalfe" between 25 July 1839 and 15 Nov. 1839. "About 25 years ago , following its discovery amongst the personal papers of one of his decendants, the "Shipboard Diary..." was reproduced and distributed privately. With 1990 marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of the firm which still bears the name of J.B.Were, it is appropriate that the diary is again made available ... the original volume ptinted in 1964 ..has been repsoduce din ite entirety. " 309p. frontis. maps on endpapers . Facsimile Reprint. Softcover. New.

$30.00

Bread & Dripping Days : An Australian Growing Up in the 20's

By McArthur,Kathleen

Athens: Kangaroo Press , 1982. Small book with reminiscences of a childhood in Australia in the 1920's with delightful period photographs and illustrations.. Laminated HC. Good. Illus. by Illus.David Bromley.

$12.50

Culture Shock ! Australia : A Guide to Customs and Etiquette
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Culture Shock ! Australia : A Guide to Customs and Etiquette

By Sharp, Ilsa

Portland OR: Graphic Arts Centre Publications. 1997 (ISBN , 1997. "An informative guide for tourists,for business people and for those planning a long-term stay" Full of practical information on the people and their culture. Softcover. 295p. illus.bibliography.index. Condition :VV Good.. Reprint. Laminated Softcover. Very Good.

$20.00

For the Patriarch

By Loukakis, Angelo

St.Lucia (Australia): University of Queensland Press, 1981. "Winner of the New South Wales Premier's LIiterary Award for 1981, This work presents the tensions, complexities, and delights of a new, culturally diverse, Australian society. Angelo Loukakis's perceptive stories of Southern European migrants are mostly set in Sydney, yet the human conflicts-and solutions-he explores have universal significance." Short stories reflect the Greek immigrant community in Australia.. First Pbk.Ed.. Pbk.. Very Good.

$21.00

Land of Fortune : A Study of the New Australia

By Aitken,Jonathan

London: Secker & Warburg. , 1971. HC.267p. maps on endpapers. Condition : V.V.Good/V/Good. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

The Third Sister : A Continuation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility
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The Third Sister : A Continuation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility

By Austen, Jane; Barrett, Julia (pseud Gabrielle Donnelly & Julia Kraus Kessler)

New York: Donald I. Fine Books, 1996. A Sequel to Sense & Sensibility . 1st.US Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$25.00

Mutant Message Down Under

By Morgan, Marlo

New York: HarperCollins, 1994. "This incredible adventure story offers us an opportunity to discover the wisdom of an ancient culture and to hear its compelling message" ( Originally self published) . First Trade. Fine/Fine.

$20.00