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Author Jacobs, Margaret D., 1963-

Title White mother to a dark race [electronic resource] : settler colonialism, maternalism, and the removal of indigenous children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940 / Margaret D. Jacobs.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxxii, 557 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Series ACLS Fellows' publications.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gender and settler colonialism in the North American West and Australia -- Designing indigenous child removal policies -- The great white mother -- The practice of indigenous child removal -- Intimate betrayals -- Groomed to be useful -- Maternalism in the institutions -- Out of the frying pan -- Challenging indigenous child removal.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Fellows' Publications]) ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia.
Stolen generations (Australia)
Indian children -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia.
Indian children -- Institutional care -- United States.
Women, White.
Women social workers.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 9780803211001 9780803235168 (DLC) 2009002451

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