Too many Captain Cooks : a film

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[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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1 online resource (1 video file, 19 min. 11 sec.) : digital, stereo., sound, color

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Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally produced by Ronin Films in 1989.
For both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians, Captain James Cook is a figure of great historical significance. Non-Aboriginal histories of Australia generally regard Captain Cook as the person who discovered Australia, although historical records show that he was not the first European to step onto Australian shores. Contemporary Aboriginal accounts of Captain Cook that survive bear little relationship to this history upheld by non-Aboriginal Australians. In Northern Australia white people are referred to in slang as 'Captain Cooks'. Between Cook discovering Australia and Aboriginal people discovering Cook, there are clearly various historical truths. For non-Aboriginal people, Cook is the progenitor of European settlement; for Aboriginal people he is the archetypal first white man to invade Australia. The new era Cook introduced is seen very differently by black and white Australians.--Kanopy.
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Originally produced,Roseville, N.S.W., Penny McDonald, 1989.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McDonald, P. (2014). Too many Captain Cooks: a film . Kanopy Streaming.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McDonald, Penny. 2014. Too Many Captain Cooks: A Film. Kanopy Streaming.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McDonald, Penny. Too Many Captain Cooks: A Film Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McDonald, Penny. Too Many Captain Cooks: A Film Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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