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dc.contributor.authorGallois, W
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-12T14:08:39Z
dc.date.issued2017-06-09
dc.description.abstractCould the methods of history—and not just its objects of study—be decolonized? This essay explores analogous areas of cultural production, such as painting, to determine how historians might begin to produce work that lies outside the Western, Euro-Christian imaginary. It focuses on the case of Australia and the means by which Aboriginal artists have reanimated and recalibrated traditional forms of knowledge, offering new bases for thinking about the history and temporalities of Australia. The work of the painter Tim Johnson is then presented as an example for history in his demonstration of the ways in which indigenous methods and ways of seeing the world can be deployed by Others. The ethical, theoretical, and practical challenges that accompany such work are detailed, alongside a historiographical account of the way in which these discussions mesh with seminal debates in postcolonialism, subaltern studies, and settler colonialism as they relate to historical theory. Drawing on recent work in History and Theory, the article asks: what might be the consequences for history were it not to develop a meaningful “global turn,” arguing that a critical moment has been reached in which modes of understanding the world that come from outside the West need to be incorporated into historians’ repertoires for thinking and making.en_GB
dc.identifier.citationVol. 56 (2), pp. 167 - 196en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/hith.12013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10871/28419
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherWiley for Wesleyan Universityen_GB
dc.rights.embargoreasonPublisher policyen_GB
dc.subjectAustraliaen_GB
dc.subjectSettler Colonialismen_GB
dc.subjectTim Johnsonen_GB
dc.subjectAboriginal arten_GB
dc.subjectEthicsen_GB
dc.subjectHistorical Theoryen_GB
dc.titleHistory goes walkabouten_GB
dc.typeArticleen_GB
dc.identifier.issn0018-2656
dc.descriptionThis is the author accepted manuscript. The final version is available from Wiley via the DOI in this record.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalHistory and Theoryen_GB


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