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Born or Reborn in the Cattle

McGrath, Ann

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'Tolerance, Fortitude and Patience' - passive, martyr-like virtues first attributed to station Aborigines by the Bemdts - was a surprising choice of tide for Tim Rowse's review article (Meanjin 111988). These words would never be used by station Aborigines, and the motto has cultural significance only for Europeans. Although Rowse's comparative review of my book, 'Born In the Cattle': Aborigines in Cattle Country, and R. M. and C. H. Berndt's End of an Era was generally balanced,...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMcGrath, Ann
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-26T05:56:29Z
dc.identifier.citationMcGrath, A. “Born or Reborn in the Cattle?” Meanjin 47:2 (1988): 171-177.
dc.identifier.issn0815-953X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/116193
dc.description.abstract'Tolerance, Fortitude and Patience' - passive, martyr-like virtues first attributed to station Aborigines by the Bemdts - was a surprising choice of tide for Tim Rowse's review article (Meanjin 111988). These words would never be used by station Aborigines, and the motto has cultural significance only for Europeans. Although Rowse's comparative review of my book, 'Born In the Cattle': Aborigines in Cattle Country, and R. M. and C. H. Berndt's End of an Era was generally balanced, intelligible and even flattering, its last section contained some comments and criticisms which I strongly dispute.
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dc.publisherUniversity of Melbourne
dc.relation.ispartofMeanjin
dc.rights© University of Melbourne
dc.sourceMeanjin
dc.subjectAustralian History
dc.subjectAboriginal History
dc.titleBorn or Reborn in the Cattle
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume47
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationMcGrath, A., Australian Centre for Indigenous History, School of History, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage171
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage177
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