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The Resource Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place, Mark Mckenna

Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place, Mark Mckenna

Label
Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place
Title
Looking for Blackfellas' Point
Title remainder
an Australian history of place
Statement of responsibility
Mark Mckenna
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study linking the history of a place (Blackfella Point) to the Eden-Monaro region and to the history of Australia; construction of colonial history and Aboriginal society; examines the process of writing local and national histories - comments on the work of Clark, Reynolds, Rowley and Stanner; Aboriginal rights and colonial administration; representation of dispossession in the Eden-Monaro region; social and psychological dynamics of colonisation and attitudes to the presence of Aboriginal histories; early contact history - exploration; journals of Oswald Brierly; colonial experience of Aborigines in the region - Wallaga Lake reserve, removal of children, employment, race relations, NSW protection Board administration (dog tag); the timber industry and the Mumbulla Mountain dispute; racial attitudes - housing in Bega - conditions at Stoney Creek, Kiah scheme; Percy Mumbler, Ted Thomas and the development of Aboriginal land rights in south-east NSW; contemporary attitudes - Bega council's response to the apology question and the Bringing them Home report (stolen generation issue)
Cataloging source
ANL
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1959-
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McKenna, Mark
Dewey number
994.40049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Reynolds, Henry
  • Stanner, W. E. H.
  • Brierly, Oswald W. B.
  • Thomas, Guboo Ted
  • Mumbler, Percy
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
  • New South Wales
Label
Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place, Mark Mckenna
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-264
Control code
000023475144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 269 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780868406442
Other physical details
ill. , ports, maps.
Label
Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place, Mark Mckenna
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261-264
Control code
000023475144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 269 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780868406442
Other physical details
ill. , ports, maps.

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