The Resource 'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past, Ian J. McNiven & Lynette Russell

'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past, Ian J. McNiven & Lynette Russell

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'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past
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'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past
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Ian J. McNiven & Lynette Russell
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eng
Summary
Argues that diffusionist interpretations of Aboriginal antiquity reflect a colonising discourse which marginalises the Aboriginality of Australia's past; examines these arguments in relation to the Wandjina and Bradshaw rock art of the Kimberley; interpretation and representation of the past - includes criticism of Walsh's interpretation of the Bradshaw figures; origins and migration theories
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McNiven, Ian James
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no index present
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non fiction
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Russell, Lynette W
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'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past, Ian J. McNiven & Lynette Russell
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.807-809
Extent
p. 801-809
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'Strange paintings' and 'mystery races': Kimberely rock-art, diffusionism and colonialist constructions of Australia's Aboriginal past, Ian J. McNiven & Lynette Russell
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.807-809
Extent
p. 801-809

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