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Invasion to embassy : land in Aboriginal politics in New South Wales, 1770-1972 / Heather Goodall
Bib ID 4499229
Format BookBook
Goodall, Heather
Edition [New ed.] 
Description Sydney, N.S.W. : Sydney University Press, 2008 
xxvi, 505 p. : ill., maps, ports ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781920898588

"Invasion to Embassy challenges the conventional view of Aboriginal politics to process a bold new account of Aboriginal responses to invasion and dispossession in New South Wales. By exploring interactions between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people over land, this book enables us to understand our history through the reality of the conflicts, tensions, negotiations and cooperation which make up our experience of colonialism. Invasion to Embassy is unique in presenting NSW Aboriginal history as a history of activism, rather than a saga of passivity and victimisation. In telling this engrossing story, Heather Goodall reveals much about white Australians - not only as oppressors, but as allies and as newcomers who must in turn sort out their relations to the land."-- Publisher.


Includes index.

Previously published: Allen & Unwin, 1996.

Bibliography: p. 465-483.

Subjects Native title (Australia)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Land tenure.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Politics and government.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Indigenous embassies and political missions - Tent Embassy, Parliament House, Canberra.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Dharug / Daruk / Darug people (S64) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Politics and Government - Referenda - Referendum, 1967.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Curfews and movement restrictions.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Activism.  |  Land rights - Access rights.  |  Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Native title.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - New South Wales.  |  Winjarumi people (WA SD51-16)  |  Land rights - Law and legislation - New South Wales.  |  Menindee (NW NSW SI54-03)  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Woodenbong (NSW N Coast SH56-02)  |  Walgett (N NSW SH55-11)  |  Moree (N NSW SH55-08)  |  Warangesda / Darlington Point (SW NSW SI55-10)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Burnt Bridge (NSW N Coast SH56-14)

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