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Author Butler, Kelly Jean.

Title Witnessing Australian stories : history, testimony, and memory in contemporary culture / Kelly Jean Butler
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Contents Witnessing the stolen generations -- "This is how I'm sorry" : Creative witnessing in contemporary Australian historical fictions -- Frontiers of witnessing : History after testimony -- Witnessing UnAustralia : Asylum seeker a ddvocacy and the national good -- "Do you want the truth or what I said?" : False witnessing and the culture of denial -- Witnessing (dis)possession : Victims, battlers and "ordinary" Australians
Subject Collective memory -- Australia
Historiography -- Social aspects -- Australia
Immigrants -- Australia -- Historiography
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Historiography
Marginality, Social -- Australia -- Historiography
Political refugees -- Australia -- Historiography
Public history -- Social aspects -- Australia
Witnesses -- Australia
Collective memory.
Historiography -- Social aspects.
Immigrants -- Historiography.
Indigenous peoples -- Historiography.
Social conditions.
Australia -- Historiography
Australia -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351471481