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Description - Colonialism and its Aftermath by Peggy Brock

The state of South Australia was a British imperial construct, its borders determined by three straight lines, with no reference to the Aboriginal presence.

The colonial process in South Australia began decades before formal annexation with unregulated interactions between coastal Aboriginal people and European sealers and whalers.

Despite catastrophic interventions in the lives of Aboriginal people during and following colonisation, many communities retain strong identities and cultural and linguistic knowledge, rooted in a deep connection to the land.

Colonialism and its Aftermath traces the ongoing impact of colonialism on Aboriginal individuals, communities and cultures, the disruptions and displacements it has caused, and Aboriginal responses to these challenges.

Contributors: Diane Bell, Peggy Brock, Jennifer Caruso, Deane Fergie, Robert Foster, Mary-Anne Gale, Tom Gara, Des Hartman, Luise Hercus, Rani Kerin, Skye Krichauff, Christine Lockwood, Rod Lucas, Ingereth Macfarlane, Paul Monaghan, Amanda Nettelbeck, Chris Nobbs, Carol Pybus, Lester-Irabinna Rigney, Tikari Rigney and Phyllis Williams

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781743054994
ISBN-10: 1743054998
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Wakefield Press
Publisher: Wakefield Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

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