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Historical representation and the postcolonial imaginary

John Harnett

Historical representation and the postcolonial imaginary

constructing travellers and aborigines

by John Harnett

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oral tradition,
  • History,
  • Social Marginality,
  • Irish Travellers (Nomadic people),
  • Aboriginal Australians

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Harnett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA927.4.T72 H37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 pages :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25071016M
    ISBN 101443827193
    ISBN 109781443827195
    LC Control Number2011486694
    OCLC/WorldCa710018883

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