Blacklines

Blacklines

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Written by established and emerging Indigenous intellectuals from a variety of positions, perspectives and places, these essays generate new ways of seeing and understanding Indigenous Australian history, culture, identity and knowledge in both national and global contexts. From museums to Mabo, anthropology to art, feminism to film, land rights to literature, the essays collected here offer provocative insights and compelling arguments around the historical and contemporary issues confronting Indigenous Australians today.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 146.8 x 215.9 x 19.3mm | 385.56g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522850693
  • 9780522850697
  • 464,213

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"'This is a ground-breaking volume. It brings together for the first time a range of Australia's leading Indigenous intellectuals in a book that sets up a dialogue dealing with issues of identity, history and representation, issues at the heart of the image of the nation. In Australia's history of national growth, its Indigenous peoples have always played a role at the defining moments. However whitefella narratives have tried to erase that role. This book works to restore that Indigenous agency.' Stephen Muecke, University of Technology, Sydney"show more

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