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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Cooees Cross the Strand : Australian Travellers in London and the Performance of National Identity
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The cooee was arguably the Europeans' earliest widespread cultural appropriation from indigenous Australians. This article examines the particular circumstances - in literature and music - in which the cooee call took on self-consciously nationalistic meanings, signalling the process whereby Australian identity was forged out of the relationship between Australia and Britain.

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    y separately published work icon Australian Historical Studies vol. 32 no. 116 April 2001 Z867463 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 109-127
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    y separately published work icon Australian Studies Now : An Introductory Reader in Australian Studies Andrew Hassam (editor), Amit Sarwal (editor), New Delhi : Indialog Publications , 2007 Z1400916 2007 anthology criticism prose Australian Studies Now introduces to an Indian readership many of the best scholars writing on Australia today. Each essay engages with key debates relating to the society and culture of contemporary Australia. This is achieved through analysis of Australia's literature and history, as well as its cinema, theatre, education, its sports and its many religions. Australian Studies Now provides insight into such major topics as Australian nationalism, multiculturalism and Aboriginal Australia. Special attention is paid to Australia's relationship with South Asia. The collection also includes a section on Australian Studies in India. New Delhi : Indialog Publications , 2007 pg. 221-245
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