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Creating white Australia / edited by Jane Carey and Claire McLisky
Bib ID 4704819
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Sydney University Press, 2009 
xxiii, 229 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781920899424
Summary

The adoption of White Australia as government policy in 1901 demonstrates that whiteness was crucial to the ways in which the new nation of Australia was constituted. And yet, historians have largely overlooked whiteness in their studies of Australia's racial past.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects White Australia policy.  |  Racism -- Australia.  |  Gender relations - Feminism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Mining industry - Gold.  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Ceremonies - Performance and performance practice.  |  Social identity - Mixed descent.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Reproduction - Infanticide.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Social.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History.  |  Australia -- Race relations -- History.  |  Bendigo (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Lake Wellington / Ramahyuck (E Vic Gippsland SJ55-11)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Maloga (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)
Other authors/contributors Carey, Jane, 1972-  |  McLisky, Claire

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