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Author Briscoe, Gordon.

Title Counting, health and identity : a history of Aboriginal health and demography in Western Australia and Queensland, 1900-1940 / Gordon Briscoe
Published Canberra : Acoriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 2003

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.10899915 Bri/Cha  DUE 03-06-22
Description xxix, 390 pages : bill., portraits, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Disappearance or resurgence? : the Aboriginal population of Western Australia 1900-40 -- "To leave them alone" : an analysis of of the Aboriginal population of Queensland 1900-4- -- Protection as a health service : Aboriginal health in Western Australia, 1900-10 -- An imperative to isolate: incarceration as an official response to Aboriginal disease in Western Australia, 1910-1920 -- Austerity, hookworm and leprosy : Social instability arising from poor Aboriginal health in Western Australia, 1920-30 -- The great health panic : Aborigines, church and state in Western Australia, 1930-40 -- Protection and disease pools : Aboriginal health in Queensland, 1900-10 -- A fading hope : Improving Aboriginal health in Queensland, 1910-20 -- Protection and segregation: The motive forces in improving Aboriginal health in Queensland, 1920-30 -- Depression, migration and segregation: Aboriginal health in Queensland, 1930-4-
Summary Investigates Indigenous and colonist thinking, idealogies and responses to disease and health, particularly as they manifest in demographic dilemmas in Western Australia and Queensland, from 1900 to 1940
Analysis Aborigines
Health
Population size
Western Australia
Queensland
Interstate comparisons
History, 1901-1945
Statistics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 348-378
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Lawson Cres. Acton Peninsula, ACTON ACT 2601
Subject Prinsep, Henrey Charles, 1844-1922
Neville, A. O. (Auber Octavius), 1875-1954.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Statistics.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
LC no. 2720000057
ISBN 0855754478