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A history of Australian art 1830-1930 : told through the lives of the objects

Eagle, Mary


This is a history of Aboriginal and settler art between 1830 and 1930. The focus is a close study of the contexts in which some of Australia's best-known works of art were produced, collected, and, over time, assessed. Written from the humanist perspective, the thesis shows history as shaped by people; thus it incorporates a multiplicity of human perspectives; the obverse of a history based on the operation of abstract forces. There was a reason for taking the humanist approach....[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-10-29
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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