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Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History
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Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History

Bain Attwood

From one of Australia's leading Aboriginal historians, this book takes the reader to the heart of the - history war - over the Aboriginal past. It argues that controversy over interpretations of the Aboriginal past has never been...

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The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors
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The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors

Bain Attwood

In this superbly researched book Bain Attwood eschews the generalisations of national and colonial history to provide a finely grained local history of the......

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Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League
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Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League

Bain Attwood, Andrew Markus

Tells the story of Aboriginal leader William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League, and their campaign for Aboriginal people's rights. This book reveals their passionate struggle against dispossession and displacement, the...

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The 1967 Referendum: Race, Power and the Australian Constitution
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The 1967 Referendum: Race, Power and the Australian Constitution

Bain Attwood, Andrew Markus

On 27 May, 1967 a remarkable event occurred. An overwhelming majority of electors voted in a national referendum to amend clauses of the Australian Constitution concerning Aboriginal people. This title explores the legal and...

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The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors
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The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, The Settlers and the Protectors

Bain Attwood

In this superbly researched book Bain Attwood eschews the generalisations of national and colonial history to provide a finely grained local history of the

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The Making of the Aborigines
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The Making of the Aborigines

Bain Attwood

A study dealing with the period after The Killing Times . It examines the cultural forms of domination, supported by force, which enabled European colonizers to make Aborigines . However, it also argues that the Aborigines were...

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The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights: A Documentary History
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The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights: A Documentary History

Bain Attwood, Andrew Markus

The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights is the first book of its kind. Not only does it tell the history of the political struggle for Aboriginal rights in all parts of Australia; it does so almost entirely through a selection of...

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Rights for Aborigines
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Rights for Aborigines

Bain Attwood

'We cannot help but wonder why it has taken the white Australians just on 200 years to recognise us as a race of people' Bill Onus, 1967Aboriginal people were the original landowners in Australia, yet this was easily forgotten by...

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A Life Together, a Life Apart: A History of Relations Between Europeans and Aborigines
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A Life Together, a Life Apart: A History of Relations Between Europeans and Aborigines

Bain Attwood, Winifred Burrage, Alan Burrage, Elsie Stokie

A collaborative autobiography and an oral narrative as well as a history. The subject is the experience of the Anglo-Australian Burrage family on Aboriginal reserves between 1917 and 1940.

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Possession: Batman's Treaty and the Matter of History
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Possession: Batman’s Treaty and the Matter of History

Bain Attwood

Fascinating story of the only treaties ever made between white settlers and Aboriginal people in Australia. It contemplates why whites forged these agreements & how the Aboriginal people understood their terms, why the govt...

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The Public Life of History
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The Public Life of History

Claudio Lomnitz, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Bain Attwood

Explores the tension and the challenges raised by the interaction of history with the domains of public life, including politics, the law, and the media. This book focuses on situations where a social compact has been reshaped...

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Protection and Empire: A Global History
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Protection and Empire: A Global History

Lauren Benton (Vanderbilt University, Tennessee), Adam Clulow (Monash University, Victoria), Bain Attwood (Monash University, Victoria)

An innovative volume tracing the long history of protection across empires in Asia, Africa, Australasia, Europe and the Americas. A group of leading scholars offer a new way of understanding the formation and growth of empires and...

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Protection and Empire: A Global History
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Protection and Empire: A Global History

Lauren Benton (Vanderbilt University, Tennessee), Adam Clulow (Monash University, Victoria), Bain Attwood (Monash University, Victoria)

An innovative volume tracing the long history of protection across empires in Asia, Africa, Australasia, Europe and the Americas. A group of leading scholars offer a new way of understanding the formation and growth of empires and...

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