Being Black: Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia

being black cover

Ian D. Keen

Jan, 1991
Pages: 
288
Category: 
Anthropology and Archaeology
History
Linguistics & Languages
Product type: 
Book
Book format: 
Paperback
Attachment/s: 
Dimensions: 
240x170mm
ISBN: 
9780855751852
Available: 
Yes
Price: 
$29.95 RRP incl. GST

Summary

Being black brings together the results of research by a range of renowned anthropologists focusing on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'. The research cover issues like the basis of identity; the ties of family; the structure of communities; ways of speaking; beliefs and feelings about country, and attitudes to the past.

Edited by the esteemed academic Ian Keen, Being black remains an important and informative book.

Last reviewed: 12 Sep 2016