European Post-War Migrants and Indigenous Australians: A History in Fragments

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Persian, Jayne and Agutter, Karen. 2021. "European Post-War Migrants and Indigenous Australians: A History in Fragments." History Australia. 18 (1), pp. 112-129. https://doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2021.1878912
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European Post-War Migrants and Indigenous Australians: A History in Fragments

ERA Journal ID7212
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsPersian, Jayne (Author) and Agutter, Karen (Author)
Journal TitleHistory Australia
Journal Citation18 (1), pp. 112-129
Number of Pages18
Year2021
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN1449-0854
1833-4881
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/14490854.2021.1878912
Web Address (URL)https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14490854.2021.1878912
Abstract

This article will outline a series of historical fragments which represent encounters between the early post World War Two European migrants and indigenous peoples. While both displaced persons and Indigenous peoples have been studied by historians as the objects of assimilationist policy, any relationship between these two groups has been largely ignored. This article will thus explore the connection between these disparate groups, in the context of White Australia, assimilation and mid-century settler colonialism.

Keywordsmigrant, Indigenous, Australian history, displaced persons
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020430302. Australian history
430312. Histories of race
430319. Migration history
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Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Southern Queensland
University of Adelaide
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Funding source
Australian Research Council (ARC)
Grant ID
DP130101215
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