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Our State of Mind

by Quentin Beresford & Paul Omaji

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About the Book

In 1937, the Commonwealth Government and the States resolved to adopt as official policy the removal of Aboriginal children from their families. That policy envisaged the ultimate disappearance of the Aboriginal race. Although this policy was replaced after the Second World War with assimilation, much of the underlying purpose remained. Our State of Mind examines the racial thinking behind these developments. It challenges Australians to focus on critical issues on the nation’s path towards reconciliation.

Categories
History, Current Affairs, Culture & Social History, Award Winning
Publication Year
1998
Publisher
Fremantle Press
Awards

Winner, Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, 1999

ISBN11
1 86368 235 X
ISBN13
9 781863 682350
HB/PB
Paperback
Format
B+ Format (205 x 138mm)
Pages
296
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