The Resource (Re)presented pasts : historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities, Lynette Wendy Russell

(Re)presented pasts : historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities, Lynette Wendy Russell

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(Re)presented pasts : historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities
Title
(Re)presented pasts
Title remainder
historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities
Statement of responsibility
Lynette Wendy Russell
Title variation
Historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalitites
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the construction of "Aboriginality" in colonial and post-colonial discourse; argues that the representation of Aboriginality has been dominated by concepts of homogeneity; role of museum representation; contemporary models of Aboriginality in history writing - resistance and nationalism; history of Australian anthropology and the homogeneity of Aboriginal culture -analysis of Elkin's account and Greenways bibliography - includes analysis of the work of David Collins and various nineteenth century writers; reproduction of the homogeneity paradigm in the iconography of Walkabout magazine - use of photography - noble savage imagery; representation of religion and ritual - problem of the Dreaming, hunting and artefacts; representation in museum display -violence and primitivism themes; discussion of the University of Cambridge Anthropology and Archaeology Museum, the Vatican Museum of Ethnography, the National Museum of Victoria, Leipzig Volkerkunde; museum's as sites of subjection - indigenous reactions, critique of the Koorie exhibition the publication "Australian Aboriginal Culture" (1989), and the Dreamtime Centre, Rockhampton; analysis of contemporary expressions of Koorie identity - use of iconography including flag and neo-traditionalism; Koorie use of archaeology; representation and stereotypes; includes second volume of source and background material
Cataloging source
VU
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Russell, Lynette W
Dewey number
305.89915
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Melbourne, 1995.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
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(Re)presented pasts : historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities, Lynette Wendy Russell
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Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pt. 1, leaves 230-296)
Control code
abn95358809
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
2 v. in 1
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
(Re)presented pasts : historical and contemporary constructions of Australian Aboriginalities, Lynette Wendy Russell
Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pt. 1, leaves 230-296)
Control code
abn95358809
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
2 v. in 1
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Copying permitted for private study. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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