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Settlement : a history of Australian indigenous housing / edited by Peter Read
Bib ID 2310722
Format BookBook
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2000 
xvi, 284 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 0855753633 (paperback)
Summary

A timely book that encompasses the whole history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing from the multiplicity of shelters used in pre-invasion times to the extraordinary cottages built by Victorian missionaries through to the dreaded children's dormitory and the compound with its terrors of disease and overcrowding.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography p. 265-277

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Housing.  |  Health.  |  Land rights.  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Housing.  |  Buildings.  |  Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Housing - Socio-cultural factors.  |  Housing - Associations and cooperatives.  |  Housing - Socio-economic factors.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Yuendumu (South Central NT SF52-12)  |  Kahlin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Goodooga (N NSW SH55-07)  |  Lake Wellington / Ramahyuck (E Vic Gippsland SJ55-11)  |  Hobart (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Moa / Banks Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)  |  Redfern (Inner Sydney NSW SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Read, Peter, 1945-

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