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Aboriginal resistance

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Has different meanings. Until the 1970s within Western historiography—and in popular, as distinct from academic, understandings to the present—resistance has been defined physically....

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Aboriginal resistance

Andrew Markus.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1221 words.

has different meanings. Until the 1970s within Western historiography—and in popular, as distinct from academic, understandings to the present—resistance has

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Aboriginality

Myrna and Bob Tonkinson.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 867 words.

derives from the word aborigine, meaning ‘from the beginning’. In Australia, this word was eventually capitalised to refer specifically

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Aborigine

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

An original inhabitant of Australia. The Aborigines comprise several physically distinct groups of dark‐skinned hunter‐gatherers who arrived in prehistoric times and brought with them the...

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Aborigines

Peter Read.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1703 words.

believe that they have lived in their land from the beginning of time, or that their distant ancestors came from

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Aborigines Advancement League

Edited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart Macintyre.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 10 words.

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Acclimatisation societies

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 195 words.

were established in several Australian colonies in the mid-nineteenth century to colonise the indigenous Australian environment with exotic flora and

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Acclimatisation societies

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Were established in several Australian colonies in the mid-nineteenth century to colonise the indigenous Australian environment with exotic flora and fauna. Advocates of acclimatisation...

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Accord

Stuart Macintyre.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 132 words.

in full the Prices and Incomes Accord, was an agreement between the trade unions and the Labor governments of the

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Accord

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Australasian and Pacific History.

In full the Prices and Incomes Accord, was an agreement between the trade unions and the Labor governments of the 1980s. Its purpose was to prevent a wage explosion such ...

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