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Flesh, Dreams and spirit : life on Aboriginal mission stations, 1825-1850 a history of cross-cultural connections

Mitchell, Jessie


During the first half of the 19th century, Indigenous Australians suffered rapid and brutal colonial dispossession, resulting in loss of land, life, health, culture and independence. Alongside this, though, they also experienced the efforts of a number of self-styled Christian humanitarians: Protestant missionaries and government appointed protectors with a mandate to shelter and nurture Aboriginal people physically, and to change and control them culturally. This work focuses on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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