Content tagged with Anthropology

Calling the shots: Aboriginal photographies

Summary Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were often produced under unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

Belonging Together: Dealing with the politics of disenchantment in Australian Indigenous policy

Summary Belonging together provides a unique overview of the trajectory of current Indigenous policy, with Sullivan advancing a new consolidated...

Publication or resource - 27 Jan 2015

ROM: An Aboriginal ritual of democracy

Summary The first ROM ceremony, a 'ritual of diplomacy', performed outside Arnhem Land was held when the Anbarra people from north-...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Being Black: Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia

Summary Being black brings together the results of research by a range of renowned anthropologists focusing on the social life of people who...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Kamilaroi and Kurnai

Summary A 'landmark in Australian anthropology' when it first appeared in 1880, this is the first major analysis of Aboriginal social...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Stars of Tagai: The Torres Strait Islanders

Summary Stars of Tagai describes life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands. It explores the changing life of these sea...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

King Plates: A history of Aboriginal Gorgets

Summary King Plates describes and illustrates a large collection of Aboriginal gorgets, also called king or brass plates. These...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Return to Palm Island

Summary In 1976, Bill Rosser visited friends on Palm Island and was shocked at the restrictions. The manager determined where Aboriginal people...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Love against the law: The autobiographies of Tex and Nelly Camfoo

Summary During his life, Tex Camfoo has been classified as Aboriginal, half-caste and European. As a half-caste he could not legally associate with...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Australia: William Blandowski’s illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia

Summary William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Encounters with Indigeneity

Summary For four decades Jeremy Beckett has shone a light on previously marginalised fields of life. While the many went in search of ‘...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Whitening Race: Essays in social and cultural criticism

Summary With its focus on Australia, Whitening race engages with relations between migration, Indigenous dispossession and whiteness. It creates a...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary life in remote Aboriginal Australia

Summary Yuendumu everyday explores intimacy, immediacy and mobility as the core principles underpinning contemporary everyday life in a central...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Country of the Heart: An Australian Indigenous homeland (Second edition)

Summary Country of the heart provides an introduction to the connections between Aboriginal people and the land that has sustained and nurtured...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

An appreciation of difference: WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia

Summary Hinkson and Beckett have drawn together some of Australia’s leading academics working in Aboriginal studies to provide an historical...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Protest, Land Rights and Riots: Postcolonial struggles in Australia in the 1980s

Summary The 1970s saw the battle for Aboriginal people’s struggles for recognition of their postcolonial rights. Rural communities, where...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Landscapes of Indigenous Performance

Summary Landscapes of Indigenous Performance brings together a wide range of contemporary explorations of Indigenous music and dance in the...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

I'm the one that know this country! (Second edition)

Summary Matutjara woman, Jessie Lennon, was born on a sheep station near Kingoonya in the 1920s. Aged six, she accompanied her father on a...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

A Cautious Silence: The politics of Australian anthropology

Summary This is the first exploration of modern Australian social anthropology which examines the forces that helped shaped its formation. In his...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

The Little Red Yellow Black Book: An introduction to Indigenous Australia (Third Edition)

(Until 31st August 2018, this item is discounted over 40% off RRP.) Summary The new edition of The little red yellow black book updates this...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

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