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Professional savages : captive lives and western spectacle, Roslyn Poignant

Label
Professional savages : captive lives and western spectacle
Title
Professional savages
Title remainder
captive lives and western spectacle
Statement of responsibility
Roslyn Poignant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Narrative about two groups of Aboriginal people removed from neighbouring North Queensland communities in1883 and 1892; story of their exhibition in circuses, dime museums, fairgrounds and other show places in America and Europe; group also examined, measured and photographed by anthropologists; lives of the people removed; history of settlement, attitudes to, and relationships between, Indigenous people and settlers in the late nineteenth century; repatriation of remains of one of group, Tambo, after their discovery in Ohio in 1993; relevance of narrative to the present
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Poignant, Roslyn
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tambo
  • Sussy
  • Jenny
  • Toby
  • Billy
  • Bob
  • Jimmy
  • Sussy
  • Barnum and Bailey
  • Aboriginal Australians in popular culture
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Circus
  • Racism in museum exhibits
  • Racism in anthropology
  • Museum exhibits
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
Label
Professional savages : captive lives and western spectacle, Roslyn Poignant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000025464610
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 302 p.
Isbn
9780868407432
Other physical details
ill., map, ports;
Label
Professional savages : captive lives and western spectacle, Roslyn Poignant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000025464610
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 302 p.
Isbn
9780868407432
Other physical details
ill., map, ports;

Library Locations

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