1. General Sources 57 items
    1. General Works 13 items
      1. The most readable general history is: 2 items
        1. Aboriginal Australians: a history since 1788 - Broome, Richard 2010

          Book  Various editions: 1982 2nd ed, 1994 3rd ed, 2001, 4th ed, 2010

        2. Aboriginal Australians: a history since 1788 - Richard Broome, Richard Broome, ProQuest (Firm) 2010

          Book 

      2. See also 6 items
        1. Contested ground: Australian aborigines under the British Crown - Ann McGrath, Ebooks Corporation 1995 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. The destruction of Aboriginal society - Rowley, Charles 1970

          Book  Aboriginal Policy and Practice, v. 1

        3. Outcasts in white Australia - Rowley, Charles 1971

          Book  Aboriginal Policy and Practice, v. 2

        4. The remote Aborigines - Rowley, Charles 1971

          Book  Aboriginal Policy and Practice, v. 3

      3. A useful synthesis of much of the nineteenth centre is: 1 item
      4. The best such account of the twentieth century is: 1 item
      5. The following have a broader focus but also provide overviews of relations between aboriginal people and Europeans: 3 items
        1. Race relations in Australia: a history - Yarwood, A. T. and Knowling, Michael 1982

          Book 

    2. Readers 1 item
      1. Terrible hard biscuits: a reader in Aboriginal history - Peter Read and Valerie Chapman 1996

        Book 

    3. Reference Works 3 items
      1. The Oxford companion to Australian history - Graeme Davison et al. (eds), Oxford University Press 2001- (electronic resource)

        Document  The Oxford Companion to Australian History, Melbourne, 1998, has many excellent short entries and essays on a wide range of topics relevant to this sujbect. Consult the subject index for Aborigines on p. 711.

      2. See also: 2 items
        1. The Oxford companion to Aboriginal art and culture - Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale 2000

          Book 

        2. The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture - Horton, David, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 1994

          Book 

    4. Documentary Sources 3 items
      Several collections of contemporary sources have been published. The most useful general collections are:
    5. Historiographical articles and reflections 17 items
      1. 'Aboriginal History' - Attwood, Bain 28/06/2008

        Article  Also in John A. Moses (ed.), Historical Disciplines in Australasia: Themes, Problems and Debates, a special issue of Australian Journal of Politics and History

      2. The making of the Aborigines - Attwood, Bain 1989

        Book  Read Chapter 6

      3. The Oxford history of historical writing - Woolf, D. R., Feldherr, Andrew and Hardy, Grant 2011-

        Book  Attwood, Bain, Chapter 29 Settler Histories and Indigenous Pasts: Australia and New Zealand, pp. 594-614

      4. Telling the truth about Aboriginal history - Attwood, Bain, Ebooks Corporation c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 2

      5. Frontier conflict: the Australian experience - Attwood, Bain and S.G. Foster, National Museum of Australia 2003

        Book  'Introduction', pp. 1-30

      6. Aboriginal History

        Chapter  Biskup, Peter, 'Aboriginal History', pp. 11-31

      7. Perspectives of the Past: An Introduction - Isabel McBryde

        Chapter  McBryde, Isabel, 'Perspectives of the Past: An Introduction', pp. 1-15

      8. Contested ground: Australian Aborigines under the British crown - McGrath, Ann 1995

        Book  McGrath, Ann, 'Contested Ground: What is “Aboriginal History”’, pp. 359-97

      9. The Aborigines in Australian Historiography

        Chapter  Reece, R.H.W., 'The Aborigines in Australian Historiography', pp. 253-281

      10. After Mabo: interpreting indigenous traditions - Rowse, Tim, American Council of Learned Societies 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    6. Bibliographies 7 items
      1. Aboriginal studies resource list - Barlow, Alex, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 1989

        Book  Various editions, 1983, 1986, 1989

      2. Resource materials for use in aboriginal studies courses: interim annotated bibliography - Hill, Marji and Barlow, Alex, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 1976-1977

        Book 

      3. For a guide to bibliographies in the field, see:

      4. Bibliographies on the Australian Aborigine: an annotated listing - Thawley, John and Gauci, Sarah, La Trobe University, Borchardt Library 1987

        Book 

    7. Biographical Aids 3 items
      1. History in portraits: biographies of nineteenth century South Australian Aboriginal people - Simpson, Jane Helen and Hercus, L. A., Aboriginal History Inc 1998

        Book 

      2. Australian dictionary of biography - Pike, Douglas et al. 1966-

        Book  Available online, 2006 to present

      3. Australian dictionary of biography - Australian National University, University of Melbourne 2006- (electronic resource)

        Journal 

    8. Primary sources available online 10 items
      1. National Archives of Australia

        Website  Many of the records held by the National Archives of Australia are digitised.

      2. For a guide to these records, see Ros Fraser, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in Commonwealth Records: A Guide to Records in the Australian Archives, ACT Regional Office, Canberra, 1993

      3. Various Australian parliamentary papers are available here:

      4. Many Australian newspapers have been digitised. See here:

        http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper

        (accessed 20/07/2020)

      5. There is a website devoted to the subject of massacres. See:

         https://c21ch.newcastle.edu.au/colonialmassacres/introduction.php

      6. Legal records for New South Wales between 1799 and 1840 are available here:

        Original Documents on Aborigines and Law, 1797-1840,

        http://www.law.mq.edu.au/research/colonial_case_law/nsw/other_features/correspondence/documents/

         

        For some records regarding an early mission in New South Wales, see:

         

        The Wellington Valley Project: Letters and Journals relating to the Church Missionary Society Mission to Wellington Valley, NSW, 1830-45. A Critical Electronic Edition. 2002, https://downloads.newcastle.edu.au/library/cultural%20collections/the-wellington-valley-project/

         

        For a website about Aboriginal people in Sydney, see

        http://historyofaboriginalsydney.edu.au/

         

      7. Parliamentary papers and reports regarding Aborigines for the colony and state of Victoria are available here: (link to be confirm)

        http://dtl.unimelb.edu.au/R/RMI8QBREHACHBYNA2BDRNSEXAI7U7AUHFRCF2878SN3PS9LEIU-03533?func=collections-result&collection_id=3305&pds_handle=GUEST

  2. Week 1 (5 August) Introduction to the Unit 13 items
    To begin this subject, we will consider the rise of what has been called ‘Aboriginal history’.
    1. Reading 13 items
      1. Aboriginal History* - Attwood Bain 28/06/2008

        Article 

      2. The Oxford history of historical writing: Volume 5: Historical writing since 1945 - Oxford University Press 2018

        Book  Chapter 29 Settler Histories and Indigenous Pasts: New Zealand and Australia

      3. The Oxford history of historical writing - D. R. Woolf, Andrew Feldherr, Grant Hardy 2011-

        Book  Settler Histories and Indigenous Pasts: Australia and New Zealand. vol. 5 pp. 594-614

      4. Telling the truth about Aboriginal history - Attwood, Bain, Ebooks Corporation c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapters 1 & 2

      5. Contested ground: Australian aborigines under the British Crown - McGrath, Ann, Ebooks Corporation 1995 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      6. 'Introduction'

        Chapter  In James Miller, 'Koori, a will to win: the heroic resistance, survival & triumph of black Australia', pp. xv-xvii

      7. Aborigines in Australian historiography - John Anthony Moses

        Chapter  Chapter 16 The Aborigines in Australian Historiography. pp. 253-281

      8. The breaking of the great Australian silence: Aborigines in Australian historiography 1955-1983 - Reynolds, Henry, University of London. Australian Studies Centre 1984

        Book 

  3. Week 2 (12 August): The Killing Times 77 items
    1. Primary Sources 6 items
      1. ''Making People Quiet" in the Pastoral North: Reminiscences of Elsey Station' - Merlan, Francesca 1978

        Article  Aboriginal History, vol. 2, pt 1, 1978 pp. 70-106

      2. Paddy Cahill of Oenpelli - Mulvaney, John 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. From the frontier: outback letters to Baldwin Spencer - Byrne, Patrick Michael et al, Ebooks Corporation 2000

        Book 

    2. Secondary Sources 23 items
      1. Aboriginal Victorians: a history since 1800 - Broome, Richard, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 5

      2. Aborigines in colonial Victoria, 1835-86 [Whole Book Digitisation] - Christie, M. F. 1979

        Book  Chapters 2 & 3. Whole book digitised (out of print)

      3. A Distant Field of Murder - Jan Critchett 1992

        Book  Chapter 7 More than thirty are said to have been thus laid low

      4. 'Encounters in the Western District'

        Chapter  In Bain Attwood and S. G. Foster, 'Frontier conflict: the Australian experience', Chapter 3.

      5. Inside the killing fields of Queensland | The Australian - Fotheringham, Richard October 06, 2010

        Webpage  [accessed 28/02/2018]

      6. The Wiradjuri war 1838-40 - Bill Gammage 1983

        Article 

      7. 'Genocide and empire' (Genocide and Settler Society: Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History - Book review) - Lester, Alan 2006

        Article  Alternative site, http://www.borderlandsejournal.adelaide.edu.au/vol5no1_2006/lester_moses.htm

      8. Resistance from the Rainforest 1982

        Chapter  In Noel Loos, 'Invasion and resistance: Aboriginal-European relations on the North Queensland frontier 1861-1897', Chapter 4

      9. 'Blacks and Whites'

        Chapter  In Bob Reece, 'Aborigines and colonists: Aborigines and colonial society in New South Wales in the 1830's and 1840's', Chapter 1

      10. The other side of the frontier: Aboriginal resistance to the European invasion of Australia - Reynolds, Henry, Ebooks Corporation 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapters 6 & 7

      11. European Invaders : The Sealers, 1800-1837 1996

        Chapter  In Ryan Lyndall, 'The Aboriginal Tasmanians'. Chapter 3

      12. The Great Australian Silence

        Chapter  'The Great Australian Silence', Lecture ; reproduced in his White Man Got No Dreaming, 1979

    3. Document 1 item
      1. Chapter

        Chapter  In Maggie MacKellar, 'Strangers in a Foreign Land: The Journal of Niel Black and Other Voices from the Western District'. pp106-108

    4. Week 2 (Physical Items - no Electronic resources) 47 items
      1. Primary sources 7 items
        1. Nyibayarri: Kimberley tracker - Bohemia, Jack and McGregor, William 1995

          Book 

        2. Massacre at Hodgson Downs

          Chapter  In Luise Hercus and Peter Sutton, 'This is What Happened: Historical Narratives by Aborigines', Chapter 16.

        3. Historical records of Victoria - Cannon, Michael et al, Victoria 1981-2002

          Book  vol. 2A, Part IV ; vol. 2B, Part VI ; vol. 7

        4. Part of Introduction, Part of Chapter 3 2008

          Chapter  In Maggie MacKellar, 'Strangers in a Foreign Land: The Journal of Niel Black and Other Voice from the Western District', Part of Introduction & Part of Chapter 3

        5. Big river country: stories from Elsey Station - Dirngayg, Amy and Merlan, Francesca 1996

          Book 

        6. Long time, olden time: Aboriginal accounts of Northern Territory history - Read, Peter and Read, Jay, Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.) c1991

          Book  Part 1

      2. Secondary sources 40 items
        1. Frontier conflict: the Australian experience - Attwood, Bain and Foster, S. G., National Museum of Australia 2003

          Book  Especially Introduction, chs 1-4, 6, 8, 10

        2. Whitewash: on Keith Windschuttle's fabrication of Aboriginal history - Manne, Robert 2003

          Book  Boyce, James, 'Fantasy Island', Overview chapter, pp. 17-78

        3. Van Diemen's land - Boyce, James 2008

          Book  Chapter 3

        4. Australia, two centuries of war & peace - McKernan, Michael and Browne, Margaret, Australian War Memorial 1988

          Book  Broome, Richard, 'The Struggle for Australia: Aboriginal-European Warfare 1770-1930', pp. 92-120

        5. The killing times - Cribbin, John 1984

          Book 

        6. Cleared out: first contact in the Western Desert - Davenport, Sue and Johnson, Peter, Yuwali 2005

          Book 

        7. The colonial Australians - Denholm, David 1979

          Book  Chapter 3

        8. A history of queensland - Evans, Raymond 2007

          Book 

        9. Exclusion, exploitation and extermination: race relations in colonial Queensland - Evans, Raymond, Saunders, Kay and Cronin, Kathryn 1975

          Book  Part 1. Various editions, 1975, 1988, 1993, with changed title

        10. Colonial Armidale - Ferry, John 1999

          Book  Chapter 2

        11. Fatal collisions: the South Australian frontier and the violence of memory - Foster, Robert, Nettelbeck, Amanda, Hosking, Rick, Wakefield Press 2001

          Book 

        12. Honouring the Aboriginal dead - Rae Frances, Bruce Scates 1989

          Article 

        13. The Forrest River massacres - Green, Neville 2008

          Book  1995 and 2008 edns.

        14. Chapter 5 Past Silence - Tom Griffiths 1996

          Chapter  Chapter 5, ‘Past Silences’, pp. 103-120

        15. Jandamarra & the Bunuba resistance - Pedersen, Howard, Woorunmurra, Banjo 2011

          Book  1995 edn, Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance

        16. Forgotten war - Henry Reynolds 2013

          Book 

        17. Frontier: Aborigines, settlers and land - Reynolds, Henry 1987

          Book  Part I

        18. Fate of a free people - Reynolds, Henry 1995

          Book  Chapters 2-4

        19. The secret war - Richards, Jonathan 2008

          Book 

        20. Hidden histories: black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations - Rose, Deborah Bird 1991

          Book  Chapters 3, 4, 18, 19, and Postscript: "Memory and the Future"

        21. The Aboriginal Tasmanians - Lyndall Ryan 1996

          Book  Chapters 3-6

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