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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