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Massacre at Myall Creek

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ISBN-10: 0521447631

ISBN-13: 9780521447638

Edition: 1993

Authors: John Summons

List price: $23.95
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The massacre of Aboriginal people at Myall Creek marked a critical point in the struggle over land and power between the indigenous peoples of Australia and the European invaders. It resulted in seven white men being hanged for their crimes - the last ever to hang for the murder of Aboriginal people. Massacre at Myall Creek, by playwright John Summons, helps students to explore the social and political climate surrounding the massacre. As well as the play, the book contains comprehensive study units, making it an excellent resource for students of Drama, English, History and Social Studies. Among other issues, it deals with displacement, racism, authority, justice, capital punishment and…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 76
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Introduction
Massacre
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Scene 4
Scene 5
Scene 6
Scene 7
Study Units
English - issues and themes: Human violence
Racism
Displacement
Authority and power
Justice
Capital punishment
Courage and personal responsibility
English - language workshop
English and Drama - literary and performance considerations: Characterisation
Style and performance
Improvisations
History and Aboriginal Studies