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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Non-Indigenous Dreaming in Historical Writing for Children
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Examines the representation of Indigeneity in books for child readers, focussing on three genres: historical adventure narratives about the exploration of Australia; history books for children that focus on key chronological events; and legend books for children ('a genre of historical writing that uses conventions of ethnography and fantasy to incorporate Indigenous knowledge into a recognisable literary format' 71-72).

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65-76, notes 235-236 Non-Indigenous Dreaming in Historical Writing for Childrensmall AustLit logo Journal of Australian Studies
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