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Aboriginal Victorians


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Table of Contents

Part One - Wild Times: 1800-1850

1. Meeting strangers

2. Melbourne: an Aboriginal domain

3. Countering civilisers

4. Accommodating sheep herders

5. Dangerous frontiers

Part Two - Transformations: 1850-1886

6. Negotiating two worlds

7. New communities

8. Country wanderers'

9. A miserable spadeful of ground'

Part Three - Assimilationism: 1886-1970

10. Under the Acts

11. Old Lake Tyers'

12. Fighting for Framlingham

13. Country campers

14. Melbourne and Aboriginal activism

15. Assimilation and its challengers

Part Four - Renaissance: 1970 onwards

16. Seeking autonomy

17. Being Aboriginal

Further reading


About the Author

RICHARD BROOME is a Professor of History and Associate at La Trobe University. One of Australia's most respected scholars of Aboriginal history, he has written many articles and books including Aboriginal Australians and Sideshow Alley.

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