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Aboriginal Australians : a history since 1788

Author: Richard Broome
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully rev. 4th edView all editions and formats
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'In this book Richard Broome has managed an enviable achievement. The vast sweeping story of Aboriginal Australia from 1788 is told in his typical lucid and imaginative style ..."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Broome
ISBN: 9781742370514 1742370519
OCLC Number: 722840896
Notes: Previous edition: Aboriginal Australians : black responses to white dominance, 1788-2001, 2002.
Description: vi, 400 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Reflections on a great tradition --
Eora confront the British --
Resisting the invaders --
Cultural resistance amid destruction --
Radical hope quashed --
Age of race and northern frontiers --
Working with cattle --
Mixed missionary blessings --
Controlled by boards and caste barriers --
Fighting for civil rights --
Struggling for indigenous rights --
Hoping for equality --
Under siege --
Crisis, intervention and apology.
Responsibility: Richard Broome.

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