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White man got no dreaming : essays 1938-1973

Stanner, W. E. H.


This book looks at 'the Aboriginal problem' from an unusual viewpoint - that of the Aborigines themselves, for whom 'the Aboriginal problem is the white Australian'. The essays deal with all those features of traditional Aboriginal life that made it so deeply satisfying to the original Australians: religion, attachment to land, imaginative culture, and the whole ethos on which the impact of Europeans and their way of life has been destructive. The Aborigines have been dispossessed, exploited,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1979
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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