The fascinating and sometimes horrifying story of Aborigines in Victoria since white settlement, from one of Australia's leading historians.
Part One - Wild Times: 1800-18501. Meeting strangers2. Melbourne: an Aboriginal domain3. Countering civilisers4. Accommodating sheep herders5. Dangerous frontiersPart Two - Transformations: 1850-18866. Negotiating two worlds7. New communities8. Country wanderers'9. A miserable spadeful of ground'Part Three - Assimilationism: 1886-197010. Under the Acts11. Old Lake Tyers'12. Fighting for Framlingham13. Country campers14. Melbourne and Aboriginal activism15. Assimilation and its challengersPart Four - Renaissance: 1970 onwards16. Seeking autonomy17. Being AboriginalFurther readingIndex
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 20th December 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin