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Cross-culturalizing history : journey to the Gurindji way of historical practice

Hokari, Minoru


My thesis questions the mainstream academic monopoly over Australian historical studies by validating the alternative historical practices of Indigenous Australians. The conventional practice of academic history, which is based on time-oriented chronology, teleology, and historicity, is only one mode of exploring the past. My thesis explores Aboriginal historians' narratives, which are characterised by space-oriented stories framed according to the logic of their own ontology and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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