The Resource Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880, Mark Cryle

Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880, Mark Cryle

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Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880
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Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880
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Mark Cryle
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Language
eng
Summary
Argues that it is an oversimplification to stress the complicity of missions in the destruction of Aboriginal society; argues emphasis on missions as institutions has justifiably lead to view that missions the second wave of invasion, but challenges view that missionaries were 'agents of colonialism'; study of part of Roman Catholic priest Duncan McNab's mission, that to Queensland between 1875 to 1880 and his voyage to Europe and America, 1879-1880, to support his challenge; background information on McNab and on Christian missions in Australia; McNab's activities aimed at improving the conditions for Aboriginal people, including land claims and civil rights; reserves (including Durundur Reserve) and homesteads; Aboriginal marriages; McNab and the Hale Commission; McNab's relationships with government and his church; overseas trip to raise awareness and funds for his work and Colonial Office support for Aboriginal rights
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1956-
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Cryle, Mark
Dissertation note
Thesis -- B. A. (Honours) -- University of Queensland, 1989
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  • McNab, Duncan
  • Durundur Aboriginal Station (Qld.)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Evangelistic work
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880, Mark Cryle
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Publication
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Photocopy
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 135-141
Extent
141 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying and use. Not for Inter-library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
[Donation]
Stock number
MAR02/83
Label
Duncan McNab's mission to the Queensland Aborigines, 1875-1880, Mark Cryle
Publication
Note
Photocopy
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 135-141
Extent
141 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying and use. Not for Inter-library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
[Donation]
Stock number
MAR02/83

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