Phyllis Kaberry And Me

Phyllis Kaberry And Me

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This is the fascinating story of two women, both anthropologists, who worked with Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region of Western Australia one in the 1930s, the other in the 1980s and 1990s. It explores the past, present and future relationships between anthropologists and the people among whom they work.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 139.7 x 198.12 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 3 maps, 10 b&w photos
  • 0522848354
  • 9780522848359
  • 2,076,225

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"There are some wonderful extracts from personal correspondence and some delightful meandering through the personal life of Kaberry . . . Toussaint has provided us with an insight into the difficulties encountered by Phyllis Kaberry and a glimpse of the person." --"Australian Book Review"show more

About Sandy Toussaint

Sandy Toussaint's work with Aboriginal people, over nearly 20 years, has included research for the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the WA Aboriginal Land Inquiry and the Kimberley Language Resource Centre. She is a lecturer in anthropology at the University of Western Australia.show more

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