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Author Chapman, Valerie, 1929-

Title Terrible hard biscuits : a reader in Aboriginal history / edited by Valerie Chapman and Peter Read
Published St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin : Journal of Aboriginal History, 1996


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Description xv, 284 pages : illustrations, forms, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Perspectives of the past / Isabel McBryde -- Who owns the past? Aborigines as captives of the archives / Henrietta Fourmile -- Inventing Aborigines / Bob Reece -- Exchange in southeastern Australia: an enthnohistorical perspective / Isabel McBryde -- Adelaide as an Aboriginal landscape / Philip Clarke -- The struggle for recognition: part-Aboriginals in Bass Strait in the nineteenth century / Lyndall Ryan -- Coming in? The Yanyuwa as a case study in the geography of contact history / Richard Baker -- Land in our own country: the Aboriginal land rights movement in southeastern Australial, 1860-1914 / Heather Goodall -- 'A rape of the soul so profound': some recollections of on the dispersal policy in New South Wales / Peter Read -- Growing up in Queensland / Bowman Johnson talks to Andrew Markus -- Resettlement and caring for the community: the Anmatyerra experience / Elspeth Young -- The Aboriginal Embassy: an account of the protests of 1972 / Scott Robinson
Summary Collection of articles from the journal Aboriginal History designed to introduce a wider readership to the journals contribution to the knowledge of the history of Australian Aboriginal people; eleven papers chosen which; present materials not widely known, include Aboriginal peoples accounts of their experiences, deal with events in widely separated parts of the continent and together present a progression in time through two hundred years since European invasion; papers by Richard Baker, Philip Clarke, Henrietta Fourmile, Heather Goodall, Bowman Johnson, Isabel McBryde, Peter Read, Bob Reece, Scott Robinson, Lyndall Ryan and Elspeth Young are annotated separately
Notes CIP confirmed
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Historiography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Australia -- Race relations -- History.
Author Chapman, Valerie C
Read, Peter, 1945-
LC no. 96201558
ISBN 1863739645 (paperback)
OTHER TI Aboriginal history