The Making of the Aborigines
By (author) Bain Attwood
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Making of the Aborigines by Bain Attwood
Book DescriptionThis study deals with the period after "The Killing Times". It examines the cultural forms of domination, supported by force, which enabled European colonizers to make "Aborigines". But Aborigines were not merely passive victims: out of the exchange came a transformed consciousness for the dispossessed, shaped by European culture and their own. The book is aimed at students in the politics of development, politics, and anthropology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780043701850
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1989
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Bain Attwood
Possession, Hardback (June 2009)
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 repudiated them & how the whites claimed to be the rightful owners. B Attwood, Monash University.
1967 Referendum, Paperback (May 2007)
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 political significance of the referendum and the long struggle by black and white Australians for constitutional change.
Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History, Paperback (September 2005)
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 so intense, and never mattered more.
Thinking Black, Paperback (January 2004)» View all books by Bain Attwood
Tells the story of William Cooper and the Australian Aborigine's League. It reveals their passionate struggle against dispossession and displacement and their fight to be citizens in their own country. Includes the most significant moments in Cooper's political career and the principles he drew on in his campaigning.
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