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From diggers to drag queens : configurations of Australian national identity / by Fiona Jean Nicoll
Bib ID 2543446
Format BookBook
Author
Nicoll, Fiona Jean
 
Description Sydney : London : Pluto Press ; Kings Street Press, 2001 
xxiv, 268 p. : ill., ports ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1864031182
0951605542 (European)
Summary

A panoramic survey of the twentieth century cultural production that illuminates different iconic images through which our national identity is frequently narrated as a journey from intolerance to tolerance. Fiona Nicoll remains unconvinced and shows us why, by analysing cultural institutions, artefacts and rituals.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 243-258.

Subjects Identity (Philosophical concept)  |  Minorities -- Australia.  |  Nationalism -- Australia.

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