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Caging the Rainbow: Places, Politics, and Aborigines in a North Australian Town

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Caging the Rainbow explores the lives of Aborigines in the small regional town of Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia. Francesca Merlan combines ethnography and theory to grapple with issues surrounding the debate about the authenticity of contemporary cultural activity. Throughout, the vulnerability of Fourth World peoples to others' representations of them and the ethical problems this poses are kept in view.

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ISBN:
9780824820459
Author:
Merlan, Francesca
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Subject:
Australia
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Australian aborigines
Subject:
Katherine (N.T.) Race relations.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Australia & New Zealand - General
Subject:
Australia & New Zealand - Australia
Subject:
Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Subject:
Aboriginal Australians - Government relations
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.92x6.16x.80 in. .93 lbs.

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