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Telling the truth about Aboriginal history

Author: Bain Attwood
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of Australia's leading Aboriginal historians takes us to the heart of the - history war - over our Aboriginal past. Bain Attwood argues that controversy over interpretations of our Aboriginal past has never been so intense, and never mattered more.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bain Attwood
ISBN: 1741145775 9781741145779
OCLC Number: 61666875
Notes: Author born and educated in New Zealand.
Description: viii, 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I: Present. 1. Nation --
2. Democracy --
3. Politics. Part II: Past. 4. Genocide --
5. War --
6. Law --
7. Culture. Part III: Future. 8. History --
9. Memory --
10. Truth and recognition.
Responsibility: Bain Attwood.
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