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 University of Melbourne Author 
Author Butler, Kelly Jean.

Title Witnessing Australian stories : history, testimony, and memory in contemporary culture / Kelly Jean Butler.

Published New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  994.0049915 BUTL    DUE 03-10-19 +1 RECALLED
Physical description vii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-288) and index.
Contents Introduction: Public histories, personal stories -- Witnessing the stolen generations -- "This is how I'm sorry": Creative witnessing in contemporary Australian historical fictions -- Frontiers of witnessing: History after testimony -- Witnessing UnAustralia: Asylum seeker testimony and the national good -- "Do you want the truth or what I said?" False witnessing and the culture of denial -- Witnessing (dis)possession: Victims, battlers and "ordinary" Australians -- Conclusion: Witnessing Australian stories.
Subject Historiography -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Public history -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Collective memory -- Australia.
Witnesses -- Australia.
Marginality, Social -- Australia -- Historiography.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Historiography.
Immigrants -- Australia -- Historiography.
Political refugees -- Australia -- Historiography.
Australia -- Historiography.
Australia -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9781412851589 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1412851580 (hbk. : acid-free paper)