Part One - Wild Times: 1800-1850 1. Meeting strangers 2. Melbourne: an Aboriginal domain 3. Countering civilisers 4. Accommodating sheep herders 5. Dangerous frontiers Part Two - Transformations: 1850-1886 6. Negotiating two worlds 7. New communities 8. Country wanderers' 9. A miserable spadeful of ground' Part Three - Assimilationism: 1886-1970 10. Under the Acts 11. Old Lake Tyers' 12. Fighting for Framlingham 13. Country campers 14. Melbourne and Aboriginal activism 15. Assimilation and its challengers Part Four - Renaissance: 1970 onwards 16. Seeking autonomy 17. Being Aboriginal Further reading Index
RICHARD BROOME is a Professor of History and Associate at La Trobe University. One of Australia's most respected scholars of Aboriginal history, he has written many articles and books including Aboriginal Australians and Sideshow Alley.