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Spinning the Dream: Assimilation in Australia 1950-1970


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März 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

In the 1950s and 1960s, Australians were challenged by new visions of their nation. Assimilation was heralded as the mechanism to sweep away divisions and exclusions of the past and absorb Aboriginal and new Australians into a common shared way of life. The rhetoric and reality of assimilation was to have a profound and lasting effect on several generations of Australians before it was abandoned in the 70s for multiculturalism. With Spinning the Dream, multi-award-winning historian Anna Haebich re-evaluates the experience of assimilation in Australia, providing a meticulously researched and masterfully written assessment of its implications for Australia's Indigenous and ethnic minorities, and for immigration and refugee policy.
EAN: 9781921361074
ISBN: 1921361077
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: FREMANTLE ARTS CTR PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2008
Seitenanzahl: 460 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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