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An appreciation of difference : WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia, edited by Melinda Hinkson and Jeremy Beckett

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An appreciation of difference : WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia
Title
An appreciation of difference
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WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia
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edited by Melinda Hinkson and Jeremy Beckett
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eng
Summary
"WEH Stanner was a public intellectual whose work reached beyond the walls of the academy, and he remains a highly significant figure in Aboriginal affairs and Australian anthropology. Educated by Radcliffe-Brown in Sydney and Malinowski in London, he undertook anthropological work in Australia, Africa and the Pacific. Stanner contributed much to public understandings of the Dreaming and the significance of Aboriginal religion. His 1968 broadcast lectures, After the Dreaming, continue to be among the most widely quoted works in the field of Aboriginal studies. He also produced some exceptionally evocative biographical portraits of Aboriginal people. Stanners writings on post-colonial development and assimilation policy urged an appreciation of Indigenous peoples distinctive world views and aspirations. This book brings together leading scholars working in Aboriginal Australia to consider Stanner's legacy in the present and to provide a contextual understanding of his contributions"--Provided by publisher
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ANL
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Hinkson, Melinda
Dewey number
301.092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1931-
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Beckett, Jeremy
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  • Stanner, W. E. H.
  • Durmugam
  • Anthropologists
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
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An appreciation of difference : WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia, edited by Melinda Hinkson and Jeremy Beckett
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
'Going more than half way to meet them': on the life and legacy of WEH Stanner / Jeremy Beckett and Melinda Hinkson -- 'A chance to be of some use to my country': Stanner during World War II / Geoffrey Gray -- stanner and Makerere: on the 'insuperable' challenges of practical anthropology in post-war East Africa / Melinda Hinkson -- WEH Stanner and the foundation of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal Studies, 1959-1964 / John Mulvaney -- Stanner: reluctant bureaucrat / Barrie Dexter -- Frontier encounter: Stanner's Durmugam / Jeremy Beckett -- Journey to the source: in pusuit of Fitzmaurice rock art and the high culture / Melinda Hinkson -- Stanner's veil: transcendence and the limits of scientific inquiry / Peter Sutton -- 'Religion', 'magic', 'sign' and 'symbol' in Stanner's approach to Aboriginal religions / Ian Keen -- 'Joyous maggots': the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals / Howard Morphy -- Indigenous songs as 'operational structures of transactional life': a study of song genres at Wadeye / Alberto Fulan -- Stanner and Aboriginal land use: ecology, economic change, and enclosing the commons / Peter Sutton -- 'Too sociological'? Revisiting 'Aboriginal territorial organization' / Nicolas Peterson -- Stanner, Milirrpum, and the Woodward Royal Commission / Nancy Williams -- Counting the cost: Stanner and the Port Keats/Wadeye population / John Taylor -- WEH Stanner and the historians / Ann Curthoys -- After the Dreaming: the Boyer lecturer as social critic / Tim Rowse -- From 'After the Dreaming' to 'After land rights': WEH Stanner's legacy as Indigenous policy intellectual / Jon Altman -- Index
Control code
000043267304
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 293 p.
Isbn
9780855756604
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(pbk)
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ports.
Label
An appreciation of difference : WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia, edited by Melinda Hinkson and Jeremy Beckett
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
'Going more than half way to meet them': on the life and legacy of WEH Stanner / Jeremy Beckett and Melinda Hinkson -- 'A chance to be of some use to my country': Stanner during World War II / Geoffrey Gray -- stanner and Makerere: on the 'insuperable' challenges of practical anthropology in post-war East Africa / Melinda Hinkson -- WEH Stanner and the foundation of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal Studies, 1959-1964 / John Mulvaney -- Stanner: reluctant bureaucrat / Barrie Dexter -- Frontier encounter: Stanner's Durmugam / Jeremy Beckett -- Journey to the source: in pusuit of Fitzmaurice rock art and the high culture / Melinda Hinkson -- Stanner's veil: transcendence and the limits of scientific inquiry / Peter Sutton -- 'Religion', 'magic', 'sign' and 'symbol' in Stanner's approach to Aboriginal religions / Ian Keen -- 'Joyous maggots': the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals / Howard Morphy -- Indigenous songs as 'operational structures of transactional life': a study of song genres at Wadeye / Alberto Fulan -- Stanner and Aboriginal land use: ecology, economic change, and enclosing the commons / Peter Sutton -- 'Too sociological'? Revisiting 'Aboriginal territorial organization' / Nicolas Peterson -- Stanner, Milirrpum, and the Woodward Royal Commission / Nancy Williams -- Counting the cost: Stanner and the Port Keats/Wadeye population / John Taylor -- WEH Stanner and the historians / Ann Curthoys -- After the Dreaming: the Boyer lecturer as social critic / Tim Rowse -- From 'After the Dreaming' to 'After land rights': WEH Stanner's legacy as Indigenous policy intellectual / Jon Altman -- Index
Control code
000043267304
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 293 p.
Isbn
9780855756604
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ports.

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