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Author Briscoe, Gordon.

Title Racial folly : a twentieth-century aboriginal family / Gordon Briscoe.

Publication Info. Canberra : ANU E Press, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Aboriginal history monograph series ; 20
Aboriginal history monograph series ; 20.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary "Briscoe's enthralling narrative combines his, and his contemporaries, institutional and family life with a high-level career at the heart of the Aboriginal political movement at its most dynamic time."--Back cover.
Contents Prelims; illustrations; foreword; preface; Chapter 1: My family background, 1890 to 1941; Chapter 2: Evacuation, Mulgoa to Semaphore, 1938 to 1945; Chapter 3: Racial theory and a religious solution, 1920s to 1945; Chapter 4: Pembroke Street to St Francis House, 1946 to 1949; Chapter 5: Educated men or Christian misfits? 1950 to 1956; Chapter 6: Life after St Francis House, 1957 to 1964; Chapter 7: Race relations, work and education, 1964 to 1968; Chapter 8: University and Aboriginal politics, 1969 to 1971; Chapter 9: Redfern and the early 1970s; Chapter 10: The Northern Territory, 1972
Chapter 11: A new era in Aboriginal politics, 1974 to 1981Chapter 12: The education years: 1980s; Chapter 13: The 1990s and beyond; Epilogue; References
Subject Briscoe, Gordon.
Aboriginal Australian intellectuals -- Australia -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- Australia -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australian historians -- Biography.
Historians -- Australia -- Biography.
Political activists, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Biography.
Political activists -- Australia -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Biography.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Other Form: Print version: Briscoe, Gordon. Racial folly. Canberra : ANUE Press, ©2010 9781921666209 (DLC) 2010530096 (OCoLC)501813833
ISBN 9781921666216 (electronic bk.)
1921666218 (electronic bk.)
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