Books

The Good Life on the Missions

Blind Moses: Aranda Man of High Degree and Christian Evangelist by Peter Latz IAD Press, 2014, 179 pages, $34.95   This modest little book from an indigenous-based publisher in Alice Springs is one of the most important yet written about Australian history. It is the nearest we yet have to a “horse’s mouth” account of how Aborigines reacted to white occupation. Reliable historical information about Aborigines and the first white settlers in their lands—mostly graziers but often missionaries too—has always been scarce and fragmented. This book confirms the sketchy impression from other parts of Australia that a cautious, shrewd and…

Subscribe to get access to all online articles

Digital Subscription

$68/ YR

Get the latest ideas from Australia’s most insightful writers.

Subscribe

  • Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Printed & Digital Subscription

$87/ YR

For avid readers of leading ideas
from Australia’s brightest.

Subscribe

  • Printed & Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Quadrant Patron

$300/ YR

Show your support for Australia’s
most open minded publication.

Subscribe

  • Quadrant Patron includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  • All new editions of Quadrant Books
  • Exclusive invitations to Quadrant Dinners, book launches and events.