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Sort of a place like home : remembering the Moore River Native Settlement / Susan Maushart
Bib ID 883584
Format BookBook
Author
Maushart, Susan, 1958-
 
Edition Rev. ed. 
Description Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2003 
368 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1920731121 (paperback)
Summary

Making extensive and imaginative use of oral sources and official documents, Sort of a Place Like Home creates a vivid and intimate picture of the life experience of Moore River inmates, whilst documenting the appalling bureaucratic incompetence, official indifference and brutality that made Moore River notorious.

Notes

Includes index.

Prev. ed.: 1993.

Bibliography: p. 360-361.

Subjects Moore River Native Settlement (W.A.) -- History.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Institutional care.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Social conditions.  |  Child welfare -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Government relations.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Moore River (SW WA SH50-14)

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