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Exploration Archives and Indigenous History: An Introduction

Konishi, Shino; Nugent, Maria; Shellam, Tiffany


Since the 1990s, a number of scholars have sought to uncover ‘hidden histories’ of exploration, as Felix Driver and Lowri Jones have referred to it. Working against a conventional emphasis on the exploits and achievements of the singular heroic explorer, imperial and colonial exploration is recast as a collective enterprise involving a diverse labour force and upon which expeditions were dependent for their progress and success. Various approaches are pursued for writing a more...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Source: Indigenous intermediaries: new perspectives on exploration archives
Book Title: Indigenous intermediaries: new perspectives on exploration archives
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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