Yothu Yindi – a distinctive blend of global pop and Indigenous traditions

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 11 August 2009
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Published on: 11 August 2009

Book cover - Reflections & voices: exploring the music of Yothu Yindi with Mandawuy YunupinguAaron Corn talks to Mandawuy Yunupingu about the significance of the extraordinary legacy reflected in Yothu Yindi’s songs. The book is full of amazing information – the origins of the band and its members, the Yolnu people and the struggle for their land, and the Yirrkala petition.

Eight of the band’s greatest songs are described, including inspiration for the song and the music video. The lyrics, English translations and the sheet music are also included.

 

 

 

 

John Hunter – a forgotten historical figure, but not a bad guy…

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 12 June 2009
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Published on: 12 June 2009

Book cover - An unlikely leader: the life and times of Captain John Hunter Do you know the names of the first 5 governors of New South Wales? Do you know more than just their names? Phillip, Hunter, King, Bligh and Macquarie: 3 notables and 2 nobodies. Here is the opportunity to learn more about the second governor, John Hunter, who commanded the HMS Sirius in the First Fleet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUP blogs!

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 10 June 2009
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Published on: 10 June 2009

We’ve joined Facebook, Agata twitters, and now we’ve finally got the Sydney Publishing blog up and running. Today’s post is about RemixMyLit, hence the cover image here remaining the same. But we’ve got plenty to say about publishing, new ideas and new research – and we’re sure you do too! So feel free to comment on our posts, link to our blog, and one day soon we’ll learn how to incorporate the posts into this page as well.

 

Through the Clock’s Workings

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 27 May 2009
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Published on: 27 May 2009

Book cover:  	Through the Clock's Workings A world first! The first remixed and remixable anthology of literature. Launched at the Copyright future Copyright freedom conference in Canberra, this book contains 9 original short stories and their remixed counterparts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Economy Now!

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 9 May 2009
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Published on: 9 May 2009

Book cover: Political Economy Now! The struggle for alternative economics at the University of Sydney “Obey ye the market” has proved to be a misleading mantra. The emergent recession shows the economic rationalist approach did not provide sound foundations for sustainable economic activity. One university that seeks to explore the different approaches to economic analysis is the University of Sydney. (more…)

‘Paid Care in Australia’ now available

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 25 February 2009
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Published on: 25 February 2009

Book cover: Paid Care in Australia: Politics, Profits, PracticesThe recent collapse of ABC Learning Centre raises questions about the changing economics of the care sector. A new book from Sydney University Press ‘Paid Care in Australia: Politics, Profits and Practices’ edited by Deb King and Gabrielle Meagher is a timely study of the impact of marketisation of care on quality of services and jobs in paid care. (more…)

Legacy of May Gibbs, Mother of the Gumnuts

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 17 January 2009
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Published on: 17 January 2009

Book cover: May Gibbs: Mother of the Gumnuts May Gibbs, one of Australia’s most treasured children’s authors, continues to captivate the hearts and imaginations of generations of Australians. Her delightful stories of the Australian bush are populated by gumnut and wildflower babies, koalas, possums, bull ants and beetles, kind old lizards, evil snakes and the wicked and cruel Banksia Men. (more…)

Modernism in Australia

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 4 December 2008
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Published on: 4 December 2008

Book cover -  Impact of the Modern: Vernacular Modernities in Australia 1870s-1960s Australian and international modernity from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century inspires research in many fields of cultural endeavour: architecture, fine arts, design, cinema, theatre, and music; in urban studies, literary history and Aboriginal studies. (more…)

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