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Culture in Translation: The anthropological legacy of R. H. Mathews

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R. H. Mathews (1841–1918) was an Australian-born surveyor and self-taught anthropologist. From 1893 until his death in 1918, he made it his mission to record all ‘new and interesting facts’ about Aboriginal Australia. Despite falling foul with some of the most powerful figures in British and Australian anthropology, Mathews published some 2200 pages of anthropological reportage in English, French and German. His legacy is an outstanding record of Aboriginal culture in the Federation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2007-09
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/240396
DOI: 10.22459/CT.09.2007
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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