Aboriginal History

Aboriginal History Inc. is a publishing organisation based in the Australian Centre for Indigenous History, Research School of Social Science, The Australian National University, Canberra. It publishes the annual refereed journal Aboriginal History and a monograph series, and administers the Sally White – Diane Barwick Award.

Since 1977 the journal Aboriginal History has pioneered interdisciplinary historical studies of Australian Aboriginal people’s and Torres Strait Islander’s interactions with non-Indigenous peoples. It has promoted publication of Indigenous oral traditions, biographies, languages, archival and bibliographic guides, previously unpublished manuscript accounts, critiques of current events, and research and reviews in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, sociology, linguistics, demography, law, geography and cultural, political and economic history.

Indigenous Mobilities

Indigenous Mobilities »

Across and Beyond the Antipodes

Edited by: Rachel Standfield
ISBN (print): 9781760462147
ISBN (online): 9781760462154
Publication date: June 2018
The Contest for Aboriginal Souls

The Contest for Aboriginal Souls »

European missionary agendas in Australia

Authored by: Regina Ganter
ISBN (print): 9781760462048
ISBN (online): 9781760462055
Publication date: May 2018

Brokers and boundaries »

Colonial exploration in Indigenous territory

Edited by: Tiffany Shellam, Maria Nugent, Shino Konishi, Allison Cadzow
ISBN (print): 9781760460112
ISBN (online): 9781760460129
Publication date: April 2016

In Defence of Country »

Life Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Servicemen and Women

Authored by: Noah Riseman
ISBN (print): 9781925022780
ISBN (online): 9781925022803
Publication date: January 2016

Indigenous Intermediaries »

New perspectives on exploration archives

Edited by: Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent, Tiffany Shellam
ISBN (print): 9781925022766
ISBN (online): 9781925022773
Publication date: September 2015

Long History, Deep Time »

Deepening Histories of Place

Edited by: Ann McGrath, Mary Anne Jebb
ISBN (print): 9781925022520
ISBN (online): 9781925022537
Publication date: August 2015

Settler Colonial Governance in Nineteenth-Century Victoria »

Edited by: Leigh Boucher, Lynette Russell
ISBN (print): 9781925022346
ISBN (online): 9781925022353
Publication date: April 2015

In the Eye of the Beholder »

What Six Nineteenth-century Women Tell Us About Indigenous Authority and Identity

Authored by: Barbara Dawson
ISBN (print): 9781925021967
ISBN (online): 9781925021974
Publication date: November 2014

Indigenous and Minority Placenames »

Australian and International Perspectives

Edited by: Ian D. Clark, Luise Hercus, Laura Kostanski
ISBN (print): 9781925021622
ISBN (online): 9781925021639
Publication date: August 2014

Dharmalan Dana »

An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors

Authored by: George Nelson, Robynne Nelson
ISBN (print): 9781925021493
ISBN (online): 9781925021509
Publication date: April 2014

Making Change Happen »

Black and White Activists talk to Kevin Cook about Aboriginal, Union and Liberation Politics

Authored by: Kevin Cook, Heather Goodall
ISBN (print): 9781921666728
ISBN (online): 9781921666742
Publication date: September 2013

Edward M. Curr and the Tide of History »

Authored by: Samuel Furphy
ISBN (print): 9781922144706
ISBN (online): 9781922144713
Publication date: March 2013

Black Gold »

Aboriginal People on the Goldfields of Victoria, 1850-1870

Authored by: Fred Cahir
ISBN (print): 9781921862953
ISBN (online): 9781921862960
Publication date: September 2012

Country, Native Title and Ecology »

Edited by: Jessica K Weir
ISBN (print): 9781921862557
ISBN (online): 9781921862564
Publication date: March 2012

'I Succeeded Once' »

The Aboriginal Protectorate on the Mornington Peninsula, 1839–1840

Authored by: Marie Hansen Fels
ISBN (print): 9781921862120
ISBN (online): 9781921862137
Publication date: May 2011

In Good Faith? »

Governing Indigenous Australia through God, Charity and Empire, 1825-1855

Authored by: Jessie Mitchell
ISBN (print): 9781921862106
ISBN (online): 9781921862113
Publication date: January 2011

Passionate Histories »

Myth, memory and Indigenous Australia

Edited by: Frances Peters-Little, Ann Curthoys, John Docker
ISBN (print): 9781921666643
ISBN (online): 9781921666650
Publication date: September 2010

Racial Folly »

A Twentieth-Century Aboriginal Family

Authored by: Gordon Briscoe
ISBN (print): 9781921666209
ISBN (online): 9781921666216
Publication date: February 2010

Aboriginal Placenames »

Naming and re-naming the Australian landscape

Edited by: Harold Koch, Luise Hercus
ISBN (print): 9781921666087
ISBN (online): 9781921666094
Publication date: October 2009

The Two Rainbow Serpents Travelling »

Authored by: Jeremy Beckett, Luise Hercus
ISBN (print): 9781921536922
ISBN (online): 9781921536939
Publication date: September 2009

Indigenous Biography and Autobiography »

Edited by: Peter Read, Frances Peters-Little, Anna Haebich
ISBN (print): 9781921536342
ISBN (online): 9781921536359
Publication date: December 2008

Transgressions »

Critical Australian Indigenous histories

Edited by: Ingereth Macfarlane, Mark Hannah
ISBN (print): 9781921313448
ISBN (online): 9781921313431
Publication date: December 2007

Culture in Translation »

The anthropological legacy of R. H. Mathews

Edited by: Martin Thomas
ISBN (print): 9781921313240
ISBN (online): 9781921313257
Publication date: September 2007

'The Axe Had Never Sounded' »

Place, people and heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania

Authored by: John Mulvaney
ISBN (print): 9781921313202
ISBN (online): 9781921313219
Publication date: August 2007

What Good Condition? »

Reflections on an Australian Aboriginal Treaty 1986–2006

Edited by: Peter Read, Gary Meyers, Bob Reece
ISBN (print): 1 920942 90 4
ISBN (online): 1 920942 91 2
Publication date: December 2006