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The Lamb Enters the Dreaming: Nathanael Pepper and the Ruptured World

Paperback|Mar 2010
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Written in a distinctively Australian voice, this remarkable account explores the conversion of a Wotjubaluk Aboriginal youth to Christianity in 1860. Through Nathanael Pepper's conversion, this record conducts a major reappraisal of the nature of Aboriginal and European relations in...


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Written in a distinctively Australian voice, this remarkable account explores the conversion of a Wotjubaluk Aboriginal youth to Christianity in 1860. Through Nathanael Pepper's conversion, this record conducts a major reappraisal of the nature of Aboriginal and European relations in the first decades of contact in southern Australia. A unique and beautifully written blend of popular history, spirituality, culture, and personal quest, this history examines various aspects of the event, including the ritual slaughter of settlers' stock, the choice of Pepper's baptismal name, the settlers' punitive and murderous raids, and the Moravian Church's celebration of Pepper's conversion.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 497977
  • Product Code 9781921640476
  • ISBN 1921640472
  • EAN 9781921640476
  • Pages 400
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Penguin Books
  • Publication Date Mar 2010
  • Sales Rank 15529
  • Dimensions 209 x 133 x 27mm
  • Weight 0.414kg

Robert Kenny

Robert Kenny is an Australian poet and historian. He has published widely on the history of religion and science, as well as several volumes of poetry and fiction. His previous book, The Lamb Enters the Dreaming, won the 2008 Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History, the Victorian Premier's History prize and the Australian Historical Association's W. H. Hancock Prize. He is Visiting Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, and Honorary Associate in the School of Humanities, La Trobe University. He has previously been a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National U

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