A Mabo Memoir: Islan Kustom to Native Title

Author(s): Bryan Keon-Cohen

Autobiography and Biography

This acclaimed book is an insiders comprehensive account, written for the non-lawyer, by the plaintiffs counsel, Dr. Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC. He recounts Eddie Mabos motivations, the Murray Islanders and their culture; lawyers and judges involved; legal aid hassles; set-backs during trial; repeated attacks by Bjelke-Petersens government; Mabos premature death; final success in the High Court, and the cases legacy. Published in 2011, the first edition is sold out. This revised, re-named version includes text of 600 pages, footnotes, photographs, court and personal documents, a chronology, appendices, bibliography and a detailed new Index.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780646591612
  • : Zemvic Press
  • : Zemvic Press
  • : May 2013
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : photos & illus
  • : Bryan Keon-Cohen
  • : Hardback
  • : 346.04320920994
  • : 744