Aboriginal History, Volume 39, 2015

Aboriginal History Monograph Series


  • Indigenous Intermediaries Edited by Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent and Tiffany Shellam
  • Long History, Deep Time Edited by Ann McGrath and Mary Anne Jebb
  • Settler Governance in Nineteenth Century Victoria Edited by Leigh Boucher and Lynette Russell


  • In the Eye of the Beholder: What Six Nineteenth Century Women Tell Us About Indigenous Authority and Identity Barbara Dawson
  • Dharmalan Dana: An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors George Nelson and Robynne Nelson
  • Indigenous and Minority Placenames: Australian and International Perspectives Edited by Ian D. Clark, Luise Hercus and Laura Kostanski


  • Making Change Happen: Black and White Activists talk to Kevin Cook about Aboriginal, Union and Liberation Politics Kevin Cook and Heather Goodall
  • Edward M. Curr and the Tide of History Samuel Furphy


  • Black Gold: Aboriginal People on the Goldfields of Victoria, 1850-1870 Fred Cahir
  • Country, Native Title and Ecology Edited by Jessica K Weir


  • In Good Faith? Governing Indigenous Australia through God, Charity and Empire, 1825–1855 Jessie Mitchell
  • ‘I Succeeded Once’ – The Aboriginal Protectorate on the Mornington Peninsula, 1839–1840 Marie Hansen Fels


  • Passionate Histories: Myth, Memory and Indigenous Australia Edited by Frances Peters-Little, Ann Curthoys and John Docker
  • Racial Folly: A Twentieth-Century Aboriginal Family Gordon Briscoe


  • Aboriginal Placenames: Naming and Re-naming the Australian Landscape Edited by Harold Koch and Luise Hercus
  • The Two Rainbow Serpents Travelling: Mura Track Narratives from the ‘Corner Country’Jeremy Beckett and Luise Hercus


  • Indigenous Biography and Autobiography Edited by Peter Read, Frances Peters-Little and Anna Haebich
  • Transgressions: Critical Australian Indigenous Histories Edited by Ingereth Macfarlane and Mark Hannah


  • Culture in Translation: The Anthropological Legacy of RH Mathews Edited by Martin Thomas
  • ‘The Axe Had Never Sounded’: Place, People and Heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania John Mulvaney


  • What Good Condition?: Reflections on an Australian Aboriginal Treaty 1986–2006 Edited by Peter Read


  • Peopling the Cleland Hills: Aboriginal History in Western Central Australia, 1850–1980 MA Smith
  • Many Exchanges: Archaeology, History, Community and the Work of Isabel McBryde Edited by Ingereth Macfarlane


  • The Aboriginal Population Revisited: 70 000 Years to the Present Edited by Gordon Briscoe and Len Smith
  • The Pajong and Wallabalooa: A History of Aboriginal Farming Families at Blakney and Pudman Creeks Ann Jackson-Nakano
  • The Kamberri: A History of Aboriginal Families in the ACT and Surrounds Ann Jackson-Nakano


  • Repossession of Our Spirit: Traditional Owners of Northern Sydney Dennis Foley and Ricky Maynard


  • History in Portraits: Biographies of Nineteenth Century South Australian Aboriginal People Jane Simpson and Luise Hercus
  • Rebellion at Coranderrk Diane Barwick


  • In the Best Interest of the Child? Stolen Children: Aboriginal Pain/White Shame Link-Up (NSW) and Tikka Wilson


  • Country: Aboriginal Boundaries and Land Ownership in Australia Peter Sutton

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