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The Resource Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian, Heidi Zogbaum

Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian, Heidi Zogbaum

Label
Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian
Title
Changing skin colour in Australia
Title remainder
Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian
Statement of responsibility
Heidi Zogbaum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zogbaum, Heidi
Dewey number
305.800994
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Basedow, Herbert
  • Basedow, Herbert
  • Neville, A. O.
  • Klaatsch, Hermann
  • Aborigines' Protection League of South Australia
  • Race discrimination
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • White Australia policy
  • Australia
Label
Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian, Heidi Zogbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Including Herbert Basedow's Knights of the Boomerang and David Kaus's essay 'On the photography of Herbert Basedow"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-319) and index
Contents
Changing skin colour in Australia -- 1. The Basedow family background -- 2. Herman Klaatsch -- 3. Basedow's German education -- 4. Eugenics in Germany -- 5. Chief Protector of the Northern Territory -- 6. The Australian Abroiginal (1925) -- 7. A.O. Neville and child removal -- 8. Blonde Aborigines -- 9. The Aborigines' Protection League of South Australia -- 10. Epilogue -- Knights of the boomerang -- 1. Tales out of school: patriotism, dignity, morality, lore and law as nature willed them - faith-healing - feminine celebrants -- 2. Tally ho! the chase, the spoil, preparation and a little drink -- 3. Manhood's tribulations: initiation ceremonies, rituals and man-raising processes in general -- 4. The third degree: the final drastic step, mixing the blood of kinship, and the elevation to maturity -- 5. Ceremonial bread and water: Inititjuma ceremonies in actual practice -- 6. Aux armes! revenge and bloodshed, forgiveness -- 7. Requiescat in pace: funerals, widows, and other mournful subjects - with an elopement -- 8. Post-mortem: man-eaters, mummies, autopsies and sepulchral artists -- Appendex -- On the photography of Herbert Basedow / by David Kaus
Control code
000046246671
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p., [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9781921509926
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)682349072
Label
Changing skin colour in Australia : Herbert Basedow and the Black caucasian, Heidi Zogbaum
Publication
Note
Including Herbert Basedow's Knights of the Boomerang and David Kaus's essay 'On the photography of Herbert Basedow"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-319) and index
Contents
Changing skin colour in Australia -- 1. The Basedow family background -- 2. Herman Klaatsch -- 3. Basedow's German education -- 4. Eugenics in Germany -- 5. Chief Protector of the Northern Territory -- 6. The Australian Abroiginal (1925) -- 7. A.O. Neville and child removal -- 8. Blonde Aborigines -- 9. The Aborigines' Protection League of South Australia -- 10. Epilogue -- Knights of the boomerang -- 1. Tales out of school: patriotism, dignity, morality, lore and law as nature willed them - faith-healing - feminine celebrants -- 2. Tally ho! the chase, the spoil, preparation and a little drink -- 3. Manhood's tribulations: initiation ceremonies, rituals and man-raising processes in general -- 4. The third degree: the final drastic step, mixing the blood of kinship, and the elevation to maturity -- 5. Ceremonial bread and water: Inititjuma ceremonies in actual practice -- 6. Aux armes! revenge and bloodshed, forgiveness -- 7. Requiescat in pace: funerals, widows, and other mournful subjects - with an elopement -- 8. Post-mortem: man-eaters, mummies, autopsies and sepulchral artists -- Appendex -- On the photography of Herbert Basedow / by David Kaus
Control code
000046246671
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p., [14] p. of plates
Isbn
9781921509926
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)682349072

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