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Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the black Caucasian / Heidi Zogbaum
Bib ID 5012821
Format BookBook
Zogbaum, Heidi, 1944-
Description North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2010 
324 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781921509926

Background on the life, work and influence of Herbert Basedow; family and early education; Lutheran attitude to Aborigines; association with Hermann Klaatsch; differences in German and English anthropology; physical anthropological work of Klaatsch - Aborigines as a primary race to Europeans; theories on the racial origins and affiliations of Aborigines; German eugenics movement ? early statements of Aryan racial superiority; appointment as Protector of Aborigines of the Northern Territory; attitudes to and administration of Aboriginal children - Bungalow Half Caste Home; dispute with Noetling; solutions to the ?half-caste problem?; publication of 'The Australian Aboriginal'; A.O. Neville and the administration of mixed race children; problem of traditional practices - creation of cannibalism and infanticide; establishment of ?Sister Kate?s?; Basedow?s medicine and Aboriginal health - relation of fair hair and hookworm; formation and aims of the Aborigines? Protection League of South Australia - petition to create an Aboriginal state; racial theory in Germany; publication of 'Knights of the Boomerang'; agues that the theory of Aborigines as an ancestral Caucasian fuelled eugenic based policy.


"Including Herbert Basedow's 'Knights of the boomerang' and David Kaus's essay 'On the photography of Herbert Basedow'".

Includes bibliographical references (p. [282]-319) and index.

Subjects Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933.  |  Race discrimination -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  White Australia Policy.  |  Social identity - Mixed descent.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Malak Malak people (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Wik Epa people (Y52) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Gathering - Honey.  |  Art - Photography - Photographers.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Race relations - Racism - Eugenics.  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Race relations.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Fishing - Fish poisoning.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Gender relations - Elopement.  |  Death - Human remains - Mummies.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Marrithiyel people (N7) (NT SD52-07)  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1851-1900.  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Wulwulam / Wuna language (N32) (NT SD52-08)  |  Gathering - Insects - Ants and termites.  |  Anthropology - Theory and criticism.  |  Batjamal / Wogait people (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Race relations - Racism - Fascism and Nazism.  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Hunting - Birds - Emus.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology - Hair characteristics.  |  Water supply.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Australia -- Race relations.  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933. Knights of the boomerang  |  Kaus, David. On the photography of Herbert Basedow
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