Genocide and frontier violence in Australia

  title={Genocide and frontier violence in Australia},
  author={T. J. Rogers and S. Bain},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={100 - 83}
  • T. J. Rogers, S. Bain
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Genocide Research
  • ABSTRACT Did frontier conflict in Australia amount to genocide? Answers to this question have revolved around topics such as contemporary understandings of the conflict, intent, the applicability of the term to Australian history and considerations of Indigenous agency. In this historiographical article, we argue that ‘genocide’ is a useful framework with which to understand the frontier experience in the Australian colonies. From that perspective, we provide a critical review of the literature… CONTINUE READING
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