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Title Indigenous intermediaries : new perspectives on exploration archives / edited by Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent, Tiffany Shellam.

Publication Info. Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2015.

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Language English.
Contents Intro; List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Exploration archives and indigenous histories: An introduction; 2. Intermediaries and the archive of exploration; 3. Explorer memory and Aboriginal celebrity; 4. Jacky Jacky and the politics of Aboriginal testimony; 5. Mediating encounters through bodies and talk; 6. Agency, affect, and local knowledge in the exploration of Oceania; 7. Cross-cultural knowledge exchange in the age of the Enlightenment; 8. British-Tahitian collaborative drawing strategies on Cook's Endeavour voyage.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This edited collection understands exploration as a collective effort and experience involving a variety of people in diverse kinds of relationships. It engages with the recent resurgence of interest in the history of exploration by focusing on the various indigenous intermediaries - Jacky Jacky, Bungaree, Moowattin, Tupaia, Mai, Cheealthluc and lesser-known individuals - who were the guides, translators, and hosts that assisted and facilitated European travellers in exploring different parts of the world. These intermediaries are rarely the authors of exploration narratives, or the main focus within exploration archives. Nonetheless the archives of exploration contain imprints of their presence, experience and contributions. The chapters present a range of ways of reading archives to bring them to the fore. The contributors ask new questions of existing materials, suggest new interpretive approaches, and present innovative ways to enhance sources so as to generate new stories.
Access OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks). All rights reserved.
Subject First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia.
Discoveries in geography.
General & world history.
Aboriginal Australians. (OCoLC)fst00794496
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners. (OCoLC)fst00925765
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Recreation & Sports.
Social Sciences.
Indexed Term travel.
history.
indigenous people.
exploration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Konishi, Shino, editor.
Nugent, Maria, editor.
Shellam, Tiffany, 1979- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Indigenous intermediaries. Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2015 (DLC) 2015513769
ISBN 9781925022773 (electronic bk.)
1925022773 (electronic bk.)
9781925022766
1925022765
Standard No. 10.26530/OAPEN_588812 doi
588812
AU@ 000055140909
GBVCP 100866460X

 
    
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