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  • The Lamb Enters The Dreaming: Nathanael Pepper And The RupturedWorld
    The Lamb Enters The Dreaming: Nathanael Pepper And The RupturedWorld (English, Paperback) Robert Kenny

    Traces the life of Nathanael Pepper of the Wotjobaluk people, who was born as the first pastoralists were driving cattle and sheep into Victoria's Wimmera region. The story of Pepper's conversion to Christianity, and his attempts to reconcile the apparently irreconcilable, reveals much about the deeper symbolic and moral forces at work.

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  • Totem and Taboo
    Totem and Taboo (English, Paperback) Sigmund Freud, Mark Hatala

    Originally published in 1913, this classic treatise by Sigmund Freud applies psychoanalytic theory to the anthropological study of "primitive" peoples in order to explain the invention of religion, incest taboos, and civilization itself. As controversial as it has been influential, its impact continues to be felt a century after its initial publication. In a new foreword, the historian Robert...

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  • Can Oxford be Improved?
    Can Oxford be Improved? (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny, Robert Kenny

    In December 2006, dons at Oxford University caused turmoil by rejecting a set of governance reforms that were championed by their own vice-chancellor. This book is a response to these events, addressed in large part to Oxford's funders - government...

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  • Gardens of Fire
    Gardens of Fire (English, Paperback) Robert Kenny

    In 2009, as the Black Saturday wildfires swept through the state of Victoria, Australia, writer and historian Robert Kenny defended his home in Redesdale. His fire plan was sound and he was prepared. But, the reality of the fire was more ferocious and more unpredictable than he could have imagined. By the end of the day, Kenny's house and the life contained within were gone. The years that...

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