This list has been compiled in response to the question, what should I be reading?

Blainey, Geoffrey  The Story of Australia's People: the rise and fall of ancient Australia, Penguin Group (Australia), 2015.

Elkin, A. P. Aboriginal Men of High Degree: initiation and sorcery in the world's oldest tradition, Rochester, Vermont, Inner Traditions, 1994 [1977, University of Queensland Press]

Fels, Marie Hansen  Good Men and True: the Aboriginal police of the Port Phillip District 1837-1853, Melbourne University Press, 1988.

Flood, Josephine The Original Australians: story of the Aboriginal people, Crows Nest, NSW, Allen & Unwin, 2006.

Hiatt, L. R. Arguments about Aborigines: Australia and the evolution of social anthropology, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Johns, Gary Waking up to Dreamtime: the illusion of Aboriginal self-determination, Singapore, Media Masters, 2001.

Kenny, Robert  The Lamb Enters the Dreaming: Nathaniel Pepper and the ruptured world, Melbourne, Scribe, 2007.

Plomley, N. J. B. (ed.)  Friendly Mission: the Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson, 1829-1834, Tasmanian Historical Research Association, 1966.

Stanner, W.H.  The Dreaming and Other Essays: Melbourne, Black Inc., 2009.

Sutton, Peter The Politics of Suffering: indigenous Australia and the end of the liberal consensus, Melbourne University Press, 2009.