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In Good Faith?: Governing Indigenous Australia through God, Charity and Empire, 1825-1855

Mitchell, Jessie

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In the early decades of the 19th century, Indigenous Australians suffered devastating losses at the hands of British colonists, who largely ignored their sovereignty and even their humanity. At the same time, however, a new wave of Christian humanitarians were arriving in the colonies, troubled by Aboriginal suffering and arguing that colonists had obligations towards the people they had dispossessed. These white philanthropists raised questions which have shaped Australian society ever...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/19988
DOI: 10.22459/GF.01.2011

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