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Personal histories/collective biography: ideas for a biography of place suggested by two local exhibitions of personal migration histories

Hutchison, Mary


The Migration Memories exhibitions were a collection of migration biographies, rather than a collective biography, but the ways in which local people engaged with them and articulated their responses them reflected understandings of the collective. One strand of responses highlighted collective practices and understandings of cultural diversity, suggesting strong distinctions between the ways in which Lightning Ridge and Robinvale ‘do’ and express their cultural diversity. Another strand...[Show more]

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