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Uncanny Australia

sacredness and identity in a postcolonial nation

by Ken Gelder

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton South, Vic., Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.,
    • Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian.,
    • National characteristics, Australian.,
    • Holy, The.,
    • Sacred space.,
    • Postcolonialism.,
    • Australia -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-158) and index.

      StatementKen Gelder and Jane M. Jacobs.
      ContributionsJacobs, Jane M. 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN666 .G45 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL79087M
      ISBN 100522848168
      LC Control Number99183103
      OCLC/WorldCa38833804

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