Warrane, which the British called Sydney, was invaded in 1788. Rosalind Carr shows how just as polite male gallantry in the eighteenth century enabled men to enact assumed gender superiority, in a colonial context friendship and civility became a performance of assumed racial superiority.
Tag: indigenous history
Why have settler Australians remembered Australia’s history in a manner that erased Aboriginal presence, and dominated the ways in which its history has been remembered and forgotten?
Launch event for the new Family History Workshop, a new initiative by the Raphael Samuel History Centre: Victoria Haskins, ‘Stories my great-grandmother didn’t tell me, Or, family histories and the memories of nations’.