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Reading Race: Aboriginality in Australian Children's Literature

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In Reading Race, Clare Bradford looks at the ways in which Australia's indigenous peoples have been-and continue to be-represented in books for children. These varying representations have helped to color the attitudes, beliefs and assumptions of different generations of Australians. She offers a ground-breaking and intelligent picture of how Australian children's books, b ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Melbourne University Publishing
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Clare Bradford is a professor of literary studies at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, where she teaches and researches mainly children’s literature. Her 2001 book, Reading Race: Aboriginality in Australian Children’s Literature, won both the Children’s Literature Association Book Award and the IRSCL Award of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature. Clare Bradford’s p ...more
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