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Way We Civilise : Aboriginal Affairs - the Untold Story The - Kidd Rosalind

Way We Civilise

Aboriginal Affairs - the Untold Story The

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Published: 1st July 1997
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"The department's history, traced in this disturbing, meticulously detailed and coolly impassioned book, provokes in the reader feelings of stupefaction, vexation and fascinated horror - a suite of responses by now all too familiar in our retrospect on the record of inter-racial affairs in this country... An archival book. It is also a book of sharp political significance." Nicolas Rothwell, Weekend Australian "A broad and penetrating study... Kidd's book will be used extensively to prepare legal argument and to provide a critical road map for the comprehension of government policy." Henry Reynolds, Sydney Morning Herald

Foreword
Preface
"The Way We Civilise" Queenslander Editorial, 1880
Introduction
Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Map
Problems of Lawp. 1
Learning to Labourp. 18
Competing Interestsp. 36
The Health Dimensionp. 80
The New "Experts"p. 116
National Prioritiesp. 152
Besiegedp. 191
Double Standardsp. 228
A State of Paranoiap. 265
The Politics of Deceptionp. 301
Conclusionp. 345
Notesp. 350
Indexp. 374
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ISBN: 9780702229619
ISBN-10: 070222961X
Series: Uqp Paperbacks
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st July 1997
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.1  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1