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Description - The Yellow Joss by Ion Idriess

With authenticity that sometimes surprises the reader, Idriess introduces us to Aboriginals from Northern Australia, Papuan head- hunters, and Islanders around the Great Barrier Reef, all still in the colonial phase of European contact. Chinese gold diggers appear too, well before the rise of China. Idriess knew these individuals; he met them, lived with them, before the contemporary world had a chance to make so much difference. The first peoples in the stories are in their tribal state, infused with age - old traditions and behavioral norms, proud but fearful of the white colonialists. It wasn't so long ago - barely three generations. That closeness in time can be said to offer a benefit to the reader; to some extent it helps us understand better their descendants who are alive today and within our society's reach.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781925706994
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 240
Imprint: ETT Imprint
Publisher: ETT Imprint
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2020
Country of Publication: Australia

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