ISBN-10:
0521624576
ISBN-13:
9780521624572
Pub. Date:
06/28/1998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
White Flour, White Power: From Rations to Citizenship in Central Australia

White Flour, White Power: From Rations to Citizenship in Central Australia

by Tim RowseTim Rowse

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Overview

This cultural study of rationing in Central Australia develops a new narrative of colonisation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521624572
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

A theatre of stages; Part I: 1. Rationing the inexplicable; 2. Rationed actors; Part II: 3. Rural central Australia, 1914-40; 4. Town, cash and supervision; 5. 'A Christian cannot be a parasite'; 6. The World War in town and hinterland; Conclusion: Indigenous welfare at mid-century; Part III: 7. 'Assimilation; 8. The crisis of managed consumption; 9. Settlements and families; 10. Alice Springs and its town camps; Continuities.

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