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Researcher: Sansom, B (Professor Basil Sansom)

Fields of Research

Social and cultural anthropology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Other culture and society
Justice and the law
Understanding Australia's past

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Arrernte Present, Arrernte Past: invasion, violence and imagination in indigenous Central Australia
Bony: A White Man's Half-Caste Hero; Investigating Arthur Upfield: A Centenary Collection of Critical Essays
Looter of the Dreamings: Xavier Herbert and the Taking of Kaijek's Newsong Story; Oceania
On Self and Licensed Solitude: 'That very private fella, me'; Oceania
Review - Sutton, Peter. The Politics of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and the End of Liberal Consensus
The brief reach of history and the limitation of recall in traditional Aboriginal societies and cultures; Oceania
The Refusal of Holy Engagement: How Man-making Can Fail; Oceania: Devoted to The Study of The Indigenous Peoples of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Polynesia and Insular Southeast Asia
Yulara and Future Expert Reports in Native Title Cases; Anthropological Forum

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Tasmanian Legal History and its Implications for Native Title Jurisprudence