By Tim Rowse
This ebook makes a speciality of the colonial perform of rationing items to Aboriginal humans, arguing that a lot of the colonial adventure in principal Australia may be understood by way of seeing rationing as a basic, even though versatile, device of colonial govt. Rationing used to be the cloth foundation for numerous colonial ventures: clinical, evangelical, pastoral and the postwar application of "assimilation." Combining historical past and anthropology in a cultural research of rationing, this booklet develops a brand new narrative of the colonization of critical Australia.
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