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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Shaking Hands on the Fringe: Negotiating the Aboriginal World at King George’s Sound
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'In 1826 the British set up a garrison on the edges of an Aboriginal world at King George’s Sound, the site of present day Albany, Western Australia, with the aim of deterring the French from occupying the area.'

'The British newcomers and the area’s Indigenous inhabitants, the King Ya-nup, came to share a small space, forcing both cultures to adapt in order to communicate and interact with one another. Within this sphere associations and friendships were formed that were as surprising as they were unique.'

'This ethnographic history narrates several intimate cross-cultural stories of the developing relationships between British and Aboriginal individuals at King George’s Sound. The episodes recounted go beyond the common ‘friendly’ or ‘violent’ encounters, unearthing instead how and why particular King Ya-nup engaged with the British world, utilising the new presence to seeming advantage.' (Source: Publisher's website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2009 .
      image of person or book cover 5960110348620619068.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 267p.
      Description: illus. (some col.), and maps, and ports.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography
      ISBN: 9781921401268 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Tropes of Friendship, Undercurrents of Fear : Alternative Emotions on the ‘Friendly Frontier’ Tiffany Shellam , 2012 single work prose
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 57 no. 2 2012; (p. 16-31)
Untitled Mary Anne Jebb , 2012 single work
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , January vol. 36 no. 2012; (p. 237-239)

— Review of That Deadman Dance Kim Scott , 2010 single work novel ; Shaking Hands on the Fringe: Negotiating the Aboriginal World at King George’s Sound Tiffany Shellam , 2009 single work biography
Untitled Mary Anne Jebb , 2012 single work
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , January vol. 36 no. 2012; (p. 237-239)

— Review of That Deadman Dance Kim Scott , 2010 single work novel ; Shaking Hands on the Fringe: Negotiating the Aboriginal World at King George’s Sound Tiffany Shellam , 2009 single work biography
Tropes of Friendship, Undercurrents of Fear : Alternative Emotions on the ‘Friendly Frontier’ Tiffany Shellam , 2012 single work prose
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 57 no. 2 2012; (p. 16-31)
Last amended 5 May 2015 13:22:07
Subjects:
  • King George Sound, Albany area, Albany - Denmark - Mount Barker area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Albany area, Albany - Denmark - Mount Barker area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • ca. 1826
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