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Title Frontier, race, nation : Henry Reynolds and Australian history / edited by Bain Attwood and Tom Griffiths.

Published North Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  994.007202 REYN/ FRON    MISSING
Physical description vii, 447 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Notes "The chapters in this book are the fruit of a conference [Race, Nation, History: A Conference in Honour of Henry Reynolds] we convened at the National Library of Australia in August 2008 in order to pay tribute to the work of Henry Reynolds in his seventieth year." -- P. [432]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 384-431) and index.
Contents Politics and history -- Aboriginal and subaltern histories -- "Language of ordinary men" Henry Reynolds, history and the pursuit of justice -- Frontier and humanitarianism -- Beyond the common -- Imperial politics in the family way gender, biography and the 1835-36 select committee on aborigines -- Dogging for a living aborigines and "'undesirables" in South Australia -- Land and sovereighnty -- Strange colonial North American career of terra nullius -- Before settler sovereighty and after aboriginal sovereignty New South Wales in global perspective, 1788-1836 -- Race and racism -- Ambiguities of race science on the reproductive frontier of Australia and the Pacific between the wars -- Uselessness of "race thinking" to settler Australians -- Arguing about assimilation aboriginal policy and advocacy in Australia -- Rights and justice -- "Something for nothing?" Aboriginal property rights and nationalist myths -- Gove land rights case and the problem of history in a decolonising Australia -- Transnational history, race and human rights the radical challenge of drawing the global colour line -- History and nation -- Henry Reynolds, self and audience -- Class, race, nation.
Other author Attwood, Bain.
Griffiths, Tom, 1957-
Subject Reynolds, Henry, 1938-
Reynolds, Henry, 1938- -- Influence.
Aboriginal Australians -- Historiography.
Historiography -- Australia.
Race relations.
Australia -- Historiography.
ISBN 9781921509445 (pbk.)