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Telling Absence: Aboriginal social history and the National Museum of Australia

Hansen, Christine Frances


The ordinary stories of ordinary Aboriginal people are a necessary part of Australian history. Yet museums throughout Australia, and in particular the National Museum of Australia, which are charged with the task of telling these stories, struggle to find appropriate material means to do so: the history which shaped Australian museum collections and the history which shaped contemporary Aboriginal communities do not neatly converge. This research reflects on both. The structure of this thesis...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78db79e068c


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