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Aboriginal Australians : Black Responses to White Dominance, 1788-1994

Richard Broome
Allen & Unwin
1994
ISBN: 186373760x
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Format: Softcover
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Condition: Near Fine

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 Second revised edition. pp. 275 illusts #0120 (light age tanning)

Summary of traditional lifeways; first contact in the Sydney region - modes of Gamaraigal resistance; violent conflict on the frontier - Aboriginal tactics; role of the Native Police; attempts at accommodation - failure of kinship and reciprocal relations - alcohol abuse, sexual and work relations, disease, intertribal conflicts, population decline; racial stereotypes on both sides; tensions within Aboriginal society and the decline of its high culture; Aboriginal enterprise - Coranderrk, Raukkan (Point Mcleay) and Maloga; effects of dispersal Acts; institutional racism; the northern frontier, control and influence of missions - Ernabella and Jigalong contrasted; economic and social dependence in the northern cattle industry; pearling; Pilbara strikes - Pinolan, Wave Hill -Gurindji; mining disputes; caste barriers - NSW and Victorian Aborigines in the 1920's -60's - employment, education, housing; the 'culture of poverty'; limitations of racist policies; influence of Anthropology; Aboriginal protest movements; defining the assimilation policy; legislative repeal; self-determination landrights and mining - Ranger agreement; cultural revival; Chapter 12 - summary of contemporary situation for second edition - effects of mining royalties, outstation movement, opposition to land rights; problems of health and community development - Toomelah, racism, bicentennial protest, deaths in custody, Mabo decision; General codes: early cultural contact and history - general; violent conflict - 18th and 19th century; colonisation; general accounts of Aboriginal culture; politics, tribal law and social control - -general; arts - general; change - introduced - Christian; government policy and administration - initial period and protectionism, assimilation, integration and self determination; primary production and Aboriginal pastoral activities; land rights - general; disputes, claims and cases; race relations - discrimination and prejudice; relations and attitudes - White/Aboriginal; housing and community planning - general; education - general; health and disease - general.

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