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Activism and Aid: Young Citizens' Experiences of Development and Democracy in East Timor

By Ann Wigglesworth

Published: March 2016
RRP: AUD/US $39.95 (pb)
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9805108-7-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9805108-8-1
Series: Monash Asia Series

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Australians in Britain
The Twentieth-Century Experience

Edited by Carl Bridge, Robert Crawford and David Dunstan

Published: August 2009
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9804648-6-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9804648-7-0
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Australians in Italy:
Contemporary Lives and Impressions

Edited by Bill Kent, Ros Pesman and Cynthia Troup

Published in print and e-book: 2008
RRP: AUD/US $37.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9803616-8-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-980616-9-8
Series: Monash Studies in Australian Society

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Breaking the Silence:
Survivors Speak about 1965–66 Violence in Indonesia

Edited by Putu Oka Sukanta
Translated by Jennifer Lindsay

Published: March 2014
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-12-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-13-8
Series: Herb Feith Translation Series

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Closing the Gap in Education?
Improving Outcomes in Southern World Societies

Edited by Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen

Published in print and e-book: 2010
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9806512-2-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9806512-3-2
Series: Education

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A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand
(First edition)

Edited by Graham Oppy and N.N. Trakakis

Published in print and e-book: 2010
RRP: AUD $59.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9806512-0-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9806512-1-8
Series: Philosophy

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Complicated Currents:
Media Flows, Soft Power and East Asia

Edited by Daniel Black, Stephen Epstein and Alison Tokita

Published: May 2010
RRP: AUD/US $34.95 (paperback)
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9804648-8-7
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9804648-9-4
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Digital Divas:
Putting the Wow into Computing for Girls

By Julie Fisher, Catherine Lang, Annemieke Craig and Helen Forgasz

Published: January 2016
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-86-2
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-87-9
Series: Education

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HTML (free)
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and the OAPEN Foundation.


Drawing the Line:
Using Cartoons as Historical Evidence

Edited by Richard Scully and Marian Quartly

Published: June 2009
RRP: AUD/US $39.95 (paperback)
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
Note: Approx. 100 black & white images
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9804648-4-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9804648-5-6
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Fault Lines Exposed:
Advantage and Disadvantage across Australia's Settlement System

By Scott Baum, Kevin O'Connor and Robert Stimson

Published: 2005
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9757475-4-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9757475-5-1
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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The paperback edition is currently out of print.
 


From a Broom Cupboard:
20 Years of Rural Health at Monash University

Edited by Robert Clough

Published in print: December 2012
No longer available in print.
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-98-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-97-2

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From Ferranti to Faculty:
Information Technology at Monash University, 1960 to 1990

By Sarah Rood

Published: August 2008
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9805108-0-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9805108-1-2
Imprint: Monash University Custom Publishing Services
(Published on behalf of Monash University Faculty of Information Technology)

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A Home Away from Home?A Home Away from Home? International Students in Australian and South African Higher Education

Edited by Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen

Published: November 2011
RRP: AUD/US $29.95
  NOW ON SALE: $15.00
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-22-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-23-1
Series: Education

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Jackson's Track Revisited:
History, Remembrance and Reconciliation

Carolyn Landon

Published: August 2006
RRP: AUD/US $22.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9757475-7-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9757475-6-8
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Jean Primrose Whyte:
A Professional Biography

By Coralie Elsenore Janis Jenkin

Published: March 2010
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9805108-4-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9805108-5-0
Imprint: Monash University Custom Publishing Services
(Published on behalf of Monash University Faculty of Information Technology)

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Knowing Indonesia book coverKnowing Indonesia:
Intersections of Self, Discipline and Nation

Edited by Jemma Purdey

Published: October 2012
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-48-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-49-1
Series: Monash Asia Series

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Learning Discourses and
the Discourses of Learning

Edited by Helen Marriott, Tim Moore and Robyn Spence-Brown

Published: November 2007
RRP: AUD $39.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9803616-4-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9803616-5-0
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Life of SYN: A Story of the Digital Generation

By Ellie Rennie

Published: October 2011
RRP: AUD $19.95
  NOW ON SALE: $12.00
Format: A5
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-06-4
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-07-1
Series: Digital Cultures

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Making Them Indonesians: Child transfers out of East Timor

By Helene van Klinken

Published: February 2012
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-876924-80-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-876924-79-9
Monash Asia Series

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Melbourne 2030:
Planning Rhetoric Versus Urban Reality

By Bob Birrell, Kevin O'Connor, Virginia Rapson and Ernest Healy

Published: March 2005
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9757475-0-6
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9757475-1-3
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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The paperback edition is currently out of print.


No Way to Go:
Transport and Social Disadvantage in Australian Communities

Edited by Graham Currie, Janet Stanley and John Stanley

Published: September 2007
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9803616-3-6
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9803616-2-9
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Old Myths and New Approaches cover

Old Myths and New Approaches: Interpreting Ancient Religious Sites in Southeast Asia

Edited by Alexandra Haendel

Published: August 2012
RRP: AUD/US $49.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-28-6
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-29-3
Series: Monash Asia Series

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Orb and Sceptre:
Studies in British Imperialism and Its Legacies, in Honour of Norman Etherington

Edited by Peter Limb

Published: July 2008
RRP: AUD/US $39.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9803616-6-7
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9803616-7-4
Imprint: Monash University ePress

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Out Here. Gay and Lesbian Perspectives SixOut Here: Gay and Lesbian Perspectives VI

Edited by Yorick Smaal and Graham Willett

Published: February 2011
RRP: AUD $37.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-00-2
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-01-9

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A Pedagogy of Place book coverA Pedagogy of Place:
Outdoor education for a changing world

By Brian Wattchow and Mike Brown

Published: February 2011
RRP: AUD/US $34.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9806512-4-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9806512-5-6
Series: Education

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Personal View:
Photographs 1978 – 1986

By Janine Burke

Published in print and e-book: May 2011
RRP: AUD/US $19.95
  NOW ON SALE: $12.00
Photographs: 6 b&w; 33 colour
Format: 20cm x 20cm
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-02-6
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-03-3
Series: Art and Design

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The Project as a Social SystemThe Project as a Social System:
Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Project Management

Edited by Henry Linger and Jill Owen

Published: January 2012
RRP: AUD/US $49.95
  NOW ON SALE: $24.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-04-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-05-7
Series: Project Management

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Race and the Modern Exotic: Three 'Australian' Women on Global Display

By Angela Woollacott

Published: October 2011
RRP: AUD $24.95
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-921867-12-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-13-2
Series: Monash Studies in Australian Society

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Reading Robinson:
Companion Essays to George Robinson’s Friendly Mission

Edited by Anna Johnston and Mitchell Rolls
Published: August 2012
[reprint - originally published by Quintus Publishing]
RRP: AUD/US $34.95 Paperback
ISBN (print):  978-1-921867-30-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-31-6

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Reinvention:
an International Journal of Undergraduate Research

Published since 2007 by Warwick University
Proudly co-published by Warwick University and Monash University from 2012
Editor: Jure Jerich
ISSN (e-book): 1755-7429

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Reinvention is a peer reviewed, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing the highest quality undergraduate research from university students around the world.


Research in the Archival Multiverse

Edited by Anne J Gilliland, Sue McKemmish and Andrew J Lau

Published: December 2016
AUD/US $99.95
ISBN (print): 978-1-876924-67-6
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-876924-70-6 (libraries only)
ISBN (open access PDF): 978-1-925377-69-9 Series: Social Informatics

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Seize the Day:
Exhibitions, Australia and the World

Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Richard Gillespie, Caroline Jordan and Elizabeth Willis

RRP: AUD/US $45.00
  NOW ON SALE: $24.95
Imprint: Monash University ePress
Published: September 2008
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9804648-0-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9804648-1-8

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Smashed! The many meanings of intoxication and drunkennessSmashed! The Many Meanings of Intoxication and Drunkenness

By Peter Kelly, Jenny Advocat, Lyn Harrison and Christopher Hickey

Published in print and e-book: 2011
RRP: AUD $34.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
Series: Monash Studies in Australian Society
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9806512-8-7
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9806512-9-4

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South Pacific Museums:
Experiments in Culture

Edited by Chris Healy and Andrea Witcomb

RRP: AUD/US $34.95
Imprint: Monash University ePress
Published: 2006
ISBN-10 (paperback): 0-9757475-8-4
ISBN-10 (e-book): 0-9757475-9-2
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9757475-8-2
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9757475-9-9

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The Spirit of Secular Art:
A History of the Sacramental Roots of Contemporary Artistic Values

By Robert Nelson

RRP: AUD/US $37.95
  NOW ON SALE: $19.95
Imprint: Monash University ePress
Published: September 2007
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9803616-0-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9803616-1-2

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Still Learning:
A 50 Year History of Monash University Peninsula Campus

By Fay Woodhouse

RRP: AUD/US $19.95
Imprint: Monash University Custom Publishing Services
(Published on behalf of Monash University Peninsula Campus)
Published: August 2008
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9805108-2-9
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9805108-3-6

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Struggle Country:
The Rural Ideal in Twentieth Century Australia

Edited by Graeme Davison and Marc Brodie

RRP: AUD/US $34.95 (out of print)
Imprint: Monash University ePress
Published: October 2005
ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9757475-2-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-0-9757475-3-7
ISBN-10 (paperback): 0-9757475-2-5
ISBN-10 (e-book): 0-9757475-3-3

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Theories, Practices and Examples for Community and Social Informatics

Edited by Tom Denison, Mauro Sarrica and Larry Stillman

Published: May 2014
RRP: AUD/US $39.95 Paperback
ISBN (print):  978-1-921867-62-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-63-7
Series: Social Informatics

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Truth Will Out:
Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence

Edited by Dr Baskara T Wardaya SJ
Translated by Jennifer Lindsay

RRP: AUD/US $39.95
Herb Feith Translation Series
Published: August 2013
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-922235-14-5
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-15-2

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Verge 2011: The Unknowable

Edited by Anna MacDonald, Bethany Norris, Catherine Noske and Nicholas Tipple

Published in print: August 2011
Published e-book: November 2013
RRP: AUD $24.95
ISBN (print): 978-1-921867-20-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-21-7
Series: Verge

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Verge 2012: Inverse

Edited by Samantha Clifford and Rosalind McFarlane

Published in print: August 2012
Published e-book: November 2013
RRP: AUD/US $16.95 Paperback
ISBN (print):  978-1-921867-52-1
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-53-8
Series: Verge

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Verge 2013: Becoming

Edited by Peter Dawncy and Camille Eckhaus

Published in print: August 2013
Published e-book: November 2013
RRP: AUD/US $19.95 Paperback
ISBN (print):  978-1-922235-22-0
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-922235-23-7
Series: Verge

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Wanderings in India:
Australian Perceptions

Edited by Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal

Published: September 2012
RRP: AUD/US $39.95 Paperback
ISBN (print):  978-1-921867-32-3
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-921867-33-0
Monash Asia Series

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Writing Histories:
Imagination and Narration

Edited by Ann Curthoys and Ann McGrath

RRP: AUD/US $24.95
Imprint: Monash University ePress
First published by Monash Publications in History, Monash University in 2000;
Re-booklished by Monash University ePress in 2009

ISBN (paperback): 978-0-9804648-2-5
ISBN (e-book): 78-0-9804648-3-2

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