Tag Archives: Frank Gillen

The Centre in the Camera

A new book by Philip Jones always promises to be a treat, and although Images of the Interior: seven Central Australian photographers (Wakefield Press, 2011) was published a year ago, I’ve just recently had the pleasure of its acquaintance.  Jones … Continue reading

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Spencer and Gillen Revisited

June is turning into a month on the road for me, so although I have plenty to write about, I don’t seem to have much time to sit down at the keyboard. I’ve seen the wonderful, award-winning documentary Contact (Bentley Dean and … Continue reading

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Book Reviews, July 2006

I spent a good part of July immersed in a book I made reference to in an earlier post, C. D. Rowley’s The Destruction of Aboriginal Society (Australian National University Press, 1970). I’m not usually much for straight-out history, but this volume has … Continue reading

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Adventures in Central Australia, Mostly (Further Readings)

May was a good month for traveling. I spent ten or so hours en route from the East Coast to Denver by air, a journey roughly equivalent to flying from Sydney to maybe Hall’s Creek in distance. Another ten coming … Continue reading

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My Dear Spencer

Browsing through my bibliography over the past few days, I was reminded of two works that I read eighteen months ago or so that delighted me with their vitality and with the richness of the information they contained. I was … Continue reading

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