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Uncommon ground : white women and Aboriginal history / edited by Anna Cole, Victoria Haskins & Fiona Paisley. (2005)

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.
Also Titled:
  • White women in Aboriginal history
  • Cole, Anna, 1969-
  • New ed.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 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.
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  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 257-271.
  • Also available online.
Other Form:
  • Online version Uncommon ground. New ed. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institue of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 2005
  • English
  • 0855754850 :
Dewey Number:
  • 305.40994
Standard Number:
  • 780855754853
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 26699966
  • 26699966
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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