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Dynamics of difference in Australia : indigenous past and present in a settler country

Author: Francesca Merlan
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018] ©2018
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Francesca Merlan examines the dynamics of difference that have existed between the settler majority and indigenous minority of Australia, from the events of early exploration to the present, shedding light on their unequal and changing relations over time.
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Merlan, Francesca.
Dynamics of difference in Australia : indigenous past and present in a settler country.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2018
318 pages
(DLC) 2017036450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Merlan
ISBN: 9780812294859 0812294858
OCLC Number: 1031090527
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface: Region, Position, and Ethics of Representation; Introduction: Persistent Difference; Chapter 1. Nobodies and Relatives: Nonrecognition and Identification in Social Process; Chapter 2. Imitation as Relationality in Early Australian Encounters; Chapter 3. Mediations; Chapter 4. Treachery and Boundary Demarcation; Chapter 5. Cruelty and a Different Recognition; Chapter 6. Race, Recognition, State, and Society; Chapter 7. The Postcolony: Sacred Sites and Saddles; Chapter 8. Recognition: A Space of Difference?; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L. MN; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Acknowledgments.
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