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Alternative title: The Road to Australia
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Doroga v Avstraliiu : vospominaniia
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This memoir records Russian-born ethnographer Kabo's early years and education, his time at the front in World War II and his banishment to a labour camp. Aboriginal Australians were at the centre of his life's work but he was not able to secure permission to leave his country until 1990. Buoyed by post-Perestroika visits from Australians including Oodgeroo Noonuccal he eventually began a new life in the country he had studied for so long. He was a colleague of Iris Clayton at the Institute of Aboriginal Studies in Canberra.

Notes

  • Dedication: To my wife Elena

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Russian
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Effect ,
      1995 .
      Alternative title: Road to Australia
      Extent: iii, 333p., [5] leaves of platesp.
      Description: ports
      ISBN: 0911971971
Language: English
    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 1998 .
      image of person or book cover 8982578674169590317.jpg
      This image has been sourced from publishers website
      Alternative title: The Road to Australia : Memoirs
      Extent: xi, 326p.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 309-313.
      • Previously published: New York : Effect Publishing, 1995.
      ISBN: 0855753129

Works about this Work

It is Our Dreaming : A Russian Ethnographer Meets the Australian Aborigine Himadri Lahiri , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literature : Identity, Representation and Belonging 2007; (p. 33-40)
The Road to Australia Gordon Briscoe , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1998; (p. 84)

— Review of Doroga v Avstraliiu : vospominaniia Vladimir Kabo , 1995 single work autobiography
In this review, Briscoe notes that this book should be read ans studied by Russian history scholars, Aborigines and students of modern Aboriginal studies (archaeology and Anthropology).
Memoirs Vitali Vitaliev , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 2 October 1998;

— Review of Doroga v Avstraliiu : vospominaniia Vladimir Kabo , 1995 single work autobiography

'Vladimir Kabo’s autobiography is distinctive in one way: whereas the majority of East European migrants to Australia regarded it as a place of forced, if comfortable, exile, for him, a well-known Soviet ethnographer (an “Australianist” as he calls himself), who had written several monographs on Australian Aborigines without ever visiting Australia, it was a coveted, yet totally inaccessible, Eldorado. Imagine a university professor of English who has never visited Britain (not an uncommon occurrence in the former Soviet Union).'  (Introduction)

The Road to Australia Gordon Briscoe , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1998; (p. 84)

— Review of Doroga v Avstraliiu : vospominaniia Vladimir Kabo , 1995 single work autobiography
In this review, Briscoe notes that this book should be read ans studied by Russian history scholars, Aborigines and students of modern Aboriginal studies (archaeology and Anthropology).
Memoirs Vitali Vitaliev , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 2 October 1998;

— Review of Doroga v Avstraliiu : vospominaniia Vladimir Kabo , 1995 single work autobiography

'Vladimir Kabo’s autobiography is distinctive in one way: whereas the majority of East European migrants to Australia regarded it as a place of forced, if comfortable, exile, for him, a well-known Soviet ethnographer (an “Australianist” as he calls himself), who had written several monographs on Australian Aborigines without ever visiting Australia, it was a coveted, yet totally inaccessible, Eldorado. Imagine a university professor of English who has never visited Britain (not an uncommon occurrence in the former Soviet Union).'  (Introduction)

It is Our Dreaming : A Russian Ethnographer Meets the Australian Aborigine Himadri Lahiri , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literature : Identity, Representation and Belonging 2007; (p. 33-40)
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