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Past and present : the construction of aboriginality / edited by Jeremy R Beckett
Bib ID 1968090
Format BookBook [text, volume]
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Description Canberra, A.C.T. : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988 
Canberra, A.C.T. Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988 
1988 
217 pages ; 24 cm 
ISBN 0855751908
9780855751906
Summary

Past and present: the construction of aboriginality. (AISA new series)

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Myth, history and a sense of oneself
  • 3. The construction of identity
  • 4. Aboriginality in New South Wales
  • 5. The politics of identity
  • 6. The materials for identity construction
  • 7. Aboriginal identity: uses of the past, problems for the future?
  • 8. Writing black: the construction of an Aboriginal discourse
  • 9. The past is a doctrine of person
  • 10. Middle Australia and the noble savage: a political romance
 
Notes

Includes papers presented at the biennial meetings of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies in 1986.

Bibliography: pages 215-217.

Subjects Aborigines, Australian -- Ethnic identity.  |  Geography -- Textbooks -- 1945-  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.  |  Aborigines, Australian -- Race identity.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Australiens (Aborigènes) -- Histoire -- Congrès.  |  Australiens (Aborigènes) -- Identité ethnique -- Congrès.  |  Ethnologie -- Australie -- Congrès.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.  |  Ethnology.  |  Aborigènes d'Australie -- Australie.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aborigines, Australian -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- History.  |  Australia.  |  Australian
Form/genre History.
Other authors/contributors Beckett, Jeremy, 1931- editor  |  Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, issuing body

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