Contemporary critical writing by indigenous Australians

This ground-breaking collection of essays brings together a range of Australia's leading indigenous intellectuals in a book that sets up a dialogue dealing with issues of identity, history and representation, issues at the heart of the image of our nation.

Written by established and emerging Indigenous intellectuals from a variety of positions, perspectives and places, these essays generate new ways of seeing and understanding Indigenous Australian history, culture, identity and knowledge in both national and global contexts. From museums to Mabo, anthropology to art, feminism to film, land rights to literature, the essays collected here offer provocative insights and compelling arguments around the istorical and contemporary issues confronting Indigenous Australians today.

Contributors: Ian Anderson, Fabienne Bayet-Charlton, Jeanie Bell, Tony Birch, Mick Dodson,  Jackie Huggins, Sonja Kurtzer, Marcia Langton, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Philip Morrissey, Martin Nakata, Margo Neale, Lin Onus, and Hetti Perkins.

Melbourne University Press, 2003. Softcover, 304 pages.

Product Code: 9140

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