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Title:Sort of a Place Like Home: Remembering the Moore River Native Settlement
Price:AUD$14.95 (about USD$11.20)
ISBN:9781863680608
Item ID:P002-4866
Quantity:1
Publisher:Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 1993
Edition:First
Binding:Softcover (with flaps)
Condition:Very Good
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1993, Softcover (with flaps), Book Condition: Very Good, First

First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 351 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Sort of a Place Like Home is the award-winning study of life within the Moore River Native Settlement. Part of the bold social experiment by the 'Chief Protector of Aborigines' A O Neville, the Western Australian settlement was for thirty years 'sort of a place like home' for thousands of indigenous people. Making extensive and imaginative use of oral sources and official documents, Sort of a Place Like Home creates a vivid and intimate picture of the life experience of Moore River inmates, while documenting the appalling bureaucratic incompetence, official indifference and occasional brutality that made Moore River notorious. Surprisingly, not all the memories are bad. In the midst of the institutional gloom, determination and optimism united inmates - a testament to the human durability that Neville's experiment sought to destroy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Australian History; Australia; History. ISBN: 1863680608. ISBN/EAN: 9781863680608. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4866.
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