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After Captain Cook


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Part 1 Figures Part 2 Tables Part 3 Foreword Chapter 4 1. Introduction: 'Too many Captain Cooks'? An archaeology of Aboriginal Australia after 1788 Part 5 RESEARCH ON THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE RECENT INDIGENOUS PAST IN AUSTRALIA Chapter 6 2. The Mjoeberg collection and contact period Aboriginal material culture from north-east Queensland's rainforest region Chapter 7 3. Shared histories and the archaeology of the pastoral industry in Australia Chapter 8 4. 'This civilising experiment': Photography at Coranderrk Aboriginal Station during the 1860s Chapter 9 5. Finding meaning in the patterns: The analysis of material culture from a contact site in Tasmania Part 10 NATIVE TITLE AND THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE RECENT ABORIGINAL PAST Chapter 11 6. Legislating the past: Native title and the history of Aboriginal Australia Chapter 12 7. Can archaeology be used to address the principle of exclusive possession in native title? Part 13 CONTACT ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT Chapter 14 8. An archaeology of attachment: Cultural heritage and the post-contact Chapter 15 9. Recent investigations at the Ebenezer Mission cemetery Chapter 16 10. Places people value: Social significance and cultural exchange in post-invasion Australia Chapter 17 11. A past remembered: Aboriginal 'historical' places in central Queensland Chapter 18 12. Epilogue: An archaeology of Indigenous/non-Indigenous Australia from 1788 Part 19 Index

About the Author

Rodney Harrison is a research fellow in the Centre for Cross Cultural Research at the Australian National University, Canberra. This book was largely prepared while he was employed in the cultural heritage research unit in the Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW) in Sydney. His research has focused on 'contact' archaeology, the historical archaeology of the pastoral industry in Australia, collaborative and community-based archaeologies, and the role of material culture in negotiating cross-cultural encounters. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia. Christine Williamson holds a Ph.D. in archaeology from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Her research has focused on the nature of European and Aboriginal interactions on the colonial frontier in northwest Tasmania, and the role of long-term historical trajectories in structuring post-contact change. Her research interests include historical archaeology, Aboriginal/European contact, and the writing of Aboriginal history. She is currently self-employed as a heritage consultant in Melbourne.


"Harrison and Williamson give us a well-rounded and timely look at the future of Indigenous archaeology." - World Archaeological Bulletin"

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