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Author Krichauff, Skye.

Title Memory, place and aboriginal-settler history : understanding Australian's consciouness of the colonial past / Skye Krichauff
Published [Place of publication not identified] : ANTHEM PRESS, 2017
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Contents Cover; Front Matter; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter Int-7; Introduction; The Disconnect; Returning to Hallett and Cappeedee; Different Ways of Knowing and Relating to the Past; Studying a Consciousness of the Past; Memory; The primacy of lived experience; A settler-colonial historical epistemology; 'Composure' and the 'cultural circuit'; Positioning; Chapter 1 Historical Inheritance: Tracing The Past; Learning from the Historical Records; Myth; History of land occupation
Cross-cultural relations during the early pastoral periodDecline in the Aboriginal population; The Value of Precise Terms; Settlers, pastoralists or freeholders; Defining the frontier; The Concrete Workings of Memory; Understanding one's forebear as 'the original owner'; Rollo Dare; Ruins and paddock names; Knowledge of Early Pastoralists; 'Legitimate' owners; Generational decrease in knowledge/memory about the pastoral era; Concrete Workings of Memory; Generational Transference of Intangible Traces of the Past; Variations in the quality of linear time
Different Types of CommunityCommunities of Geographical Proximity; Family and Friends; Transgenerational and Transregional Communities of Shared Experiences/Memory; Dwelling in Place: The Occupation and Lifestyle of Farming; Emotions versus Rationality; Chapter 4 The Cultural Circuit: Making Sense of Lived History; George Cameron's Descendants; Billy Dare's Descendants; George Cameron's Descendants' Stories; Billy Dare's Descendants' Narratives; Knowledge of Forebears Extends beyond Forebears' Arrival in the District; Rollo and Geoff Dare's References to Aboriginal People
Stories of 'The Blacks' Camp'Colin's father's stories; Stereotypical Understandings of Aboriginality; Stereotypical Understandings Inhibit the Recognition of Aboriginal Diversity; Robert Milne's Stories; Inability to conceptualise mutual friendship; Historical Contingency; Conclusions Drawn from George Cameron's Descendants' Stories; Unutilised Memories; Unsettling the Disconnect; Chapter 5 'Memory' to 'History': From Verbal Transmission to Text; Oral to Text; The Appearance of George Cameron's Descendants' Stories in Sizer's Written Histories
The shape of the past etched onto individual psyches and attitudesChapter 2 Dwelling in Place: Absorbing The Past; Distinguishing between Conscious and Unconscious Absorption of Knowledge about the Past; Primal Landscapes; Implicit Knowledge: 'They Were Just There'; Knowledge Gained through Being in Place and Observation; Country/Place; Attachment to Place; Homesteads; Material Objects and a Lack of Sense of Individual Ownership; Cultural Intelligibility; Aboriginal Presence; The Recognition of Chinese Gardens; Chapter 3 The Social Community: Networks of Memory and Attachment to Place
Summary Taking the absence of Aboriginal people in South Australian settler descendants' historical consciousness as a starting point, 'Memory, Place and Settler-Aboriginal History' combines the methodologies and theories of historical enquiry, anthropology and memory studies to investigate the multitudinous and intertwined ways the colonial past is known, represented and understood by current generations
Subject Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- South Australia -- Historiography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- South Australia -- Historiography.
Historiography -- Social aspects -- Australia -- South Australia.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Australia -- South Australia.
Pioneers -- Australia -- South Australia -- Historiography.
Place attachment -- Social aspects -- Australia -- South Australia.
Reconciliation -- Social aspects -- Australia -- South Australia.
Whites -- Australia -- South Australia -- Interviews.
South Australia -- Colonization -- Historiography.
South Australia -- Race relations -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1783086823 (electronic bk.)
9781783086825 (electronic bk.)