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(un)making Angas Downs: a spatial history of a Central Australian pastoral station 1930 - 1980

Palmer, Shannyn


Angas Downs is a pastoral station situated in the arid Central Australian rangelands, 300 kilometres southwest of Alice Springs. Yet, as pastoral station, it does not articulate easily with the established historiography of Aboriginal people’s participation in the northern pastoral industry. Nor does it conform to the image of the outback cattle station popularised in myths of pioneers and pastoralists which dominate Central Australian history. Located in the marginal lands of the desert...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6fa1fe4e7f5


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