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What were houses like for Indigenous people living in rural Western Australia in the 1960s, Redfern and Launceston in the 1970s, in Central Australia in the 1980s, in outback New South Wales in the 1990s? This timely book encompasses the whole history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing -- from the multiplicity of shelters used in pre-invasion times to. the extraordinary cottages built by Victorian missionaries, through the dreaded children's dormitory to the compound and its terrors of disease and overcrowding. Modern themes are also explored -- gendered housing, family-friendly prisons, self-built houses, government programs, and advanced. designs for health and durability.Pitjantjatjara wiltja or white mana#39;s house?, in A Black Reality: Aboriginal Camps and Housing in Remote Australia, ed. M. Heppell ... Self help housinga€“Torres Strait region, The Owner Builder Magazine, 26, Februarya€“April. Wells, J. 1991.

Author:Peter Read
Publisher:Aboriginal Studies Press - 2000-01-01


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