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White Mother to a Dark Race

Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940

White Mother to a Dark Race( )
Author: Jacobs, Margaret D.
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $85.80
Book Description:

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, indigenous communities in the US and Australia suffered a common experience at the hands of state authorities: the removal of children to institutions in the name of assimilation. This title takes the study of indigenous education and acculturation in new directions in its examination of the key roles white women played in policies of indigenous child-removal.

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