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Adelaide - Further reading
Further reading on Adelaide
Survival in Our Own Land, edited by Christobel Mattingley & Ken Hampton, has present-day and historical accounts by South Australia Aboriginals of the land rights struggle.
Flinders Ranges Dreaming by Dorothy Tunbridge is a collection of 50 Dreamtime stories from the Adnyamathanha people of the northern Flinders Ranges. It has many maps and beautiful photos.
A History of SA - From Colonial Days to the Present by RM Gibbs is a concise overview of the state's history.
Take a look at the social life of colonial Adelaide through the eyes of a perky young lady in Maisie: Her Life, Her Loves, Her Letters 1898-1902, edited by Joan Willington.
Clara Morison, by Catherine Helen Spence, tells the story of a Scottish woman who arrives in Adelaide in the 1850s to find herself in 'reduced circumstances'. The book, first published 140 years ago, is considered an Australian classic.
Much more modern is Ben Winch's 90s 'rites of passage' novel, set in Adelaide, My Boyfriend's Father.
When you've seen what comes out of the taps in Adelaide, you'll understand the relevance of Bringing the Water, an anthology of works on the theme of clean water.