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Author Read, Peter, 1945-

Title Settlement : a history of Australian indigenous housing / edited by Peter Read
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2000


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Description xvi, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents DARW copy in AB Collection
Summary A timely book that encompasses the whole history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing from the multiplicity of shelters used in pre-invasion times to the extraordinary cottages built by Victorian missionaries through to the dreaded children's dormitory and the compound with its terrors of disease and overcrowding
Analysis Aboriginal missions
Community housing
Government expenditure
Interstate comparisons
Public health
Rural urban comparisons
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography pages 265-277
Notes Print version record
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Dwellings.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Housing -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Housing -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Housing.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Housing -- Government policy.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Housing.
Author Read, Peter, 1945-
LC no. 00456100
ISBN 0855753633
Other Titles Partial contents: Preliminary material - 1. Settlement : present and past - 2. Settlements of enclosure - 3. Settlement and government - 4. Unsettlement - 5. future settlement - Endmatter