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Author Austin-Broos, Diane J.
Title Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia / Diane Austin-Broos.
Imprint Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Author Austin-Broos, Diane J.
Subject Hermannsburg Lutheran Mission Station -- History.
Aranda (Australian people) -- Missions -- Australia -- Hermannsburg Region (N.T.)
Aranda (Australian people) -- Land tenure.
Aranda (Australian people) -- Cultural assimilation.
Lutherans -- Missions -- Australia -- Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- History.
Land reform -- Australia -- Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- History.
Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- Race relations.
Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 326 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Encounter at Ntaria -- Kaporilya, a big place -- The meaning of pepe -- Home and away : the dislocation of identity -- Living with kin -- Honey ants and relatedness -- Factionalism (or, The secret life of an outstation movement) -- When imaginaries collide -- A very remote emergency -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Kaporilya song -- Appendix B: Glossary of western Arrernte terms.
Summary The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries, and laborers invaded their land. During that time the Arrernte were the subject of intense curiosity, and the earliest accounts of their lives, beliefs, and traditions were a seminal influence on European notions of the primitive. The first study to address the Arrernte's contemporary situation, Arrernte Present, Arrernte Past also documents the immense sociocultural changes they have experienced over the past hundred years.
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System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
In English.
ISBN 9780226032658 (electronic bk.)
0226032655 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612239366
OCLC # 432428872
Additional Format Print version: Austin-Broos, Diane J. Arrernte present, Arrernte past. Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009 (DLC) 2008013585

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