|Authors: ||Cole, Anna, 1969-, Haskins, Victoria K. (Victoria Katharine), 1967-, Paisley, Fiona., Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies|
|Publisher:||Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies,|
- There are 91 copies of this book in other libraries
- and 82 copies of this specific edition.
- White women in Aboriginal history
- xxi, 279 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm.
- 'Uncommon ground' is a unique exploration of the complex roles played by white women in Australian Indigenous histories. it showcases some of the latest and most interesting work in Australia on gender and cross-cultural history. Within a particular historical context, each chapter highlights the work of a woman involved in Aboriginal issues, and with Aboriginal people. Well-known as well as less prominent public figures, are included. There is a mix of activists, writers, and workers in missionary groups and administration as well as Pearl Gibbs, the leading Aboriginal woman activist who worked closely with contemporary white feminists.
- 1. 'Light in the darkness' : Elizabeth McKenzie Hatton / John Maynard
- 2. 'The mother of the home' : Jennie Parsons Smith / Christine Brett Vickers
- 3. 'A devotion I hope I may fully repay' : Joan Kingsley-Strack / Victoria Haskins
- 4. 'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock / Karen Hughes
- 5. 'Never forgotten' : Pearl Gibbs (Gambanyi) / Stephanie Gilbert
- 6. 'Whatever her race, a woman is not a chattel' : Mary Montgomery Bennett / Alison Holland
- 7. 'Would have known it by the smell of it' : Ella Hiscocks / Anna Cole
- 8. 'For a brighter day' : Constance Ternent Cooke / Fiona Paisley
- 9. 'Bye and bye when all the natives have gone' : Daisy Bates and Billingee / Cynthia Coyne
- 10. 'A glorious thing is to live in a tent in the infinite' : Daisy Bates / Jim Anderson
- 11. 'I drew very close to these men, sharing their dilemma...' : Elizabeth Durack / Franchesca Cubillo
- 12. 'To put on record, as faithfully as possible' : Catherine Martin / Margaret Allen.
- Includes index.
- Bibliography: p. 257-271.
- Also available online.
- Online version Uncommon ground. New ed. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institue of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 2005
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