Diversity is not a 'tragedy'

Woo, Katherine (2021) Diversity is not a 'tragedy'. Australian Archaeology, 87 (3). pp. 322-323.

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Abstract

[Extract] At its core, this Forum piece takes issue with Bruce Pascoe’s use of culture history to present his version of the history of Australia in his highly acclaimed book Dark Emu, a view that has been echoed by various other scholars (see for example Griffiths 2019; Sutton and Walshe 2021). Specifically, the authors argue that the high value that Pascoe places on technological and economic complexity ‘perpetuates narratives that oppress difference’, erasing the diversity of Indigenous Australians.

Item ID: 70834
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 0312-2417
Keywords: Dark Emu, Australian Archaeology
Copyright Information: © 2021 Australian Archaeological Association Inc.
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2021 00:04
FoR Codes: 43 HISTORY, HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 4301 Archaeology > 430103 Archaeology of Australia (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1307 Understanding past societies > 130703 Understanding Australia’s past @ 50%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280123 Expanding knowledge in human society @ 50%
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