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Author Cormick, Craig, 1961-

Title Unwritten histories / Craig Cormick
Published Canberra, A.C.T. : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1998


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.0049915 Cor/Uhi  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 188 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Terra Nullius -- the Unknown Country -- Buckley's Chance -- Charles Darwin Views the Future -- The Last History of Jorgen Jorgensen -- Sorry Business -- The Unknown South Land -- Do You Remember When You Heard Kennedy Had Been Killed? -- The Three Gospels of the Reverend Lancelot Threlkeld -- Dig: The Forgotten History of Burke and Wills -- The Event of the Century -- Ned Kelly Dreaming -- Mrs Watson Escapes the Cannibals -- Krao -- the Missing Link -- Jandamarrajandamarrajandamarra! -- The Last Battle -- Mrs Shackleton's Freezer -- Pastor Strehlow's Journey to the Land of Death -- Lasseter's Last Dream
Summary Annotation. "In this witty and satirical revisiting of Australia's heroic past, Craig rediscovers the contributions of Indigenous Australians that have always remained unrecorded and unacknowledged. Drawing on original records of the time, he has turned the spotlight
Notes "First published ... for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: pages 185-188
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History -- Fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Heroes -- Australia -- Fiction.
Short stories, Australian.
Tales -- Australia.
Australia -- History -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
LC no. 99197948
ISBN 0855753161