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Title The land and the people : the Wik lectures 1998 / Alan Atkinson ... [and others] ; introduction by Walter Phillips ; edited by Richard Morton
Published Carlton, Vic. : History Institute, 1998


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Description x, 59 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction / Walter Phillips -- Land and people in Aboriginal Australia / John Mulvaney -- The British legacy: land disposal and use in early colonial Australia / Alan Atkinson -- Whose land?: recognition of Aboriginal ownership and the promise of compensation / Henry Reynolds -- The scramble for possession: pastoral leasehold and agricultural freehold, 1860-1900 / Bill Gammage -- The land and the people today: reconciliation / Frank Brennan
Summary Series of lectures looking at the history of land ownership in Australia and the effects on current land rights of Aboriginals; terra nullius; Aboriginal traditional relationship to land; early recognition of Aboriginal ownership of land; Lectures by John Mulvaney, Alan Atkinson, Henry Reynolds, Bill Gammage and Frank Brennan entered separately
Notes Lectures delivered in the "Land and the people" public lecture series, April-August, 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Government policy.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- History.
Native title (Australia)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government relations.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Land tenure -- Government policy.
Author Atkinson, Alan.
Morton, Richard (Richard James)
History Institute, Victoria.
LC no. 00341277
ISBN 0958889872
Other Titles Wik lectures 1998