'Breed out the colour' or the importance of being white

Mcgregor, Russell (2002) 'Breed out the colour' or the importance of being white. Australian Historical Studies, 33 (120). pp. 286-302.

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Abstract

This article examines inter-war proposals to ‘breed out the colour’ of Aborigines of mixed descent. Positioning these proposals in the context of contemporary Australian nationalism, scientific discourses and administrative practice, it concludes with a discussion of their alleged genocidal intent.

Item ID: 458
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Aboriginal Australians; government policy; assimilation; history; Australian nationalism; history; genocide
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Copyright 2002 University of Melbourne

ISSN: 1940-5049
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2006
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210399 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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