Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Book review: Appropriated pasts: Indigenous peoples and the colonial culture of archaeology

McGrath, Ann

Description

This book makes me wonder why Australian historians have so readily agreed to a history that starts at 1788. Perhaps the First Fleet's entertaining publishing enterprises have been too seductive. Whereas historians may doubt that it is possible to write history without archival word middens, archaeologists doubt that one can write without material discoveries. Sources and methodological expertise have created a major chasm between the colonising disciplines of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116199
Source: Australian Historical Studies
DOI: 10.1080/10314610708601239

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
McGrath____2007____Appropriated Pasts - Indigenous peoples and the colonial culture of archaeology.pdf163.06 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator