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Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people

Author: Richard Munro Baker; James Bennett Pty. Ltd.
Publisher: Crows Nest., N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2003.
Series: E-title.; James Bennett Etitle.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fascinating story of what happened to one community after the Europeans came. It places the conflict over land and the impact on the Aborigines' sense of place in the context of changing lifestyles. As well as exploring the past, this book demonstrates the importance of the past in shaping the present.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Munro Baker; James Bennett Pty. Ltd.
ISBN: 1741150728 9781741150728
OCLC Number: 1058032501
Notes: More information on James Bennett Etitle may be found at http://www.bennett.com.au.
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages).
Contents: Title page; Contents; Figures and tables; List of maps; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Part I The study and its setting; 1 Introduction; 2 Two guiding principles; 3 Research methods and problems; 4 Yanyuwa land and life; Part II Phases of Yanyuwa contact history; 5 Macassan times; 6 'Wild times'; 7 'Police times' and 'war time'; 8 'Welfare times'; 9 'Cattle times'; 10 'Land rights (Gough Whitlam) times' and 'these (tourist) times'; Part III Themes and trends; 11 'Coming in'; 12 Aboriginal influences on Europeans; 13 Dislocation; 14 Dependency revisited; 15 Changes in Yanyuwa land and life. 16 Different ways of seeing the Yanyuwa past17 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: E-title.; James Bennett Etitle.
Responsibility: Richard Baker.

Abstract:

The fascinating story of what happened to one community after the Europeans came. It places the conflict over land and the impact on the Aborigines' sense of place in the context of changing lifestyles. As well as exploring the past, this book demonstrates the importance of the past in shaping the present.

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