Conflict, adaptation, transformation: Richard Broome and the practice of Aboriginal history
Ben Silverstein


Paperback | Mar 2018 | Aboriginal Studies Press | 9781925302530 | 240pp | 216x140mm | Stocked item (plenty) | GEN | AUD$39.95, NZD$47.99


This collection traces the legacy of Richard Broome’s pathbreaking work in Aboriginal history by presenting innovative work that assesses and transforms a broad range of important debates that have captured both scholarly and popular attention in recent years.

The book brings together a range of prominent and emerging scholars who have been exploring the contours of the field to make notable contributions to histories of frontier violence and missions, Aboriginal participation in sport and education, ways of framing relationships with land, and the critical relevance of Aboriginal life history and memoir to re-considering Australian history.

Readers will be interested in the novel arguments on Indigenous networks and mobilities, of memoirs and histories, frontier violence, massacres, and the History Wars, as well as Noel Pearson and issues of paternalism in Aboriginal politics.