Autobiographical Memory in an Aboriginal Australian Community

Culture, Place and Narrative

  • Anne Marie Monchamp

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 165-190

About this book


This book shares and analyses the stories of Opal, a senior Alyawarra woman. Through her stories the reader glimpses the harsh colonial realities which many Aboriginal Australians have faced, highlighting the cultural embeddedness of autobiographical memory from a philosophical, psychological and anthropological perspective.


Aboriginal Australia Memory Autobiographical Colonialism Narrative Self Construal Culture Place Interdependent Allocentric Interdisciplinary community culture memory philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Anne Marie Monchamp
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  1. 1.Australia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45929-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32527-3
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