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Monash University
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Australia, Indigenous, martime, women's histories
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About Me

I describe all of my research as broadly anthropological- history. I have published widely in the areas of theory, Indigenous histories, post-colonialism and representations of race, museum studies and popular culture.

Recent Publications

Books only:

Hunt Them, Hang Them: ‘The Tasmanians’ in Port Phillip 1841-42, Justice Press, 2016, with Kate Auty.

Governance and Victoria: Colonial History, Postcolonial Theory and the “Aboriginal Problem”, Aboriginal History Press 2015 (edited by Lynette Russell and Leigh Boucher). ANU Aboriginal History Monograph Series.

Roving Mariners: Aboriginal Whaler and Sealers, in the southern oceans 1790-1870, SUNY Press, New York. 2012.

Genocide in Australia: By Accident or Design? by Colin Tatz, in Indigenous Human Rights and History: occasional papers (edited by Lynette Russell and Melissa Castan). 2011.

Power and the Passion Our Ancestors Return Home, Koorie Heritage Trust Press, (Shannon Faulkhead, Jim Berg with Lynette Russell, Ross L. Jones and Jason Eades). 2010.

Boundary Writing: living across the boundaries of race, sex and gender(edited), University of Hawaii Press. 2006.

Appropriated Pasts: Archaeology and Indigenous People in Settler Colonies, AltaMira Press, (with Ian McNiven). 2005.

A Little Bird Told Me, Allen and Unwin. 2002.

Colonial Frontiers: Cross-cultural interactions in Settler Colonies, (edited) Studies in Imperialism, Manchester University Press. 2001.

Savage Imaginings: historical and contemporary representations of Australian Aboriginalities, Australian Scholarly Publications. 2001.

Constructions of Colonialism: Perspectives on Eliza Fraser’s shipwreck, Leicester University Press, (edited with Ian McNiven and Kay Schaffer). 1998.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Indigenous Peoples, Material Culture, Women