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Truth-telling : history, sovereignty and the Uluru Statement / Henry Reynolds.

Truth-telling : history, sovereignty and the Uluru Statement / Henry Reynolds.
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ISBN 9781742236940
Author Reynolds, Henry, 1938- (author)
Title Truth-telling : history, sovereignty and the Uluru Statement / Henry Reynolds.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2021.
©2021.
Description ix, 274 pages ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary What if the sovereignty of the First Nations was recognised by European international law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? What if the audacious British annexation of a whole continent was not seen as acceptable at the time and the colonial office in Britain understood that 'peaceful settlement' was a fiction? Henry Reynolds pulls the rug from legal and historical assumptions in a book that's about the present as much as the past. This book shows exactly why our national war memorial must acknowledge the frontier wars, why we must change the date of our national day, and why treaties are important. Most of all, it makes urgently clear that the Uluru Statement is no rhetorical flourish but carries the weight of history and law and gives us a map for the future.
Subjects Australia. -- Amendments.
Australia.
Reconciliation (Law) -- Australia
Reconciliation -- Australia
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure
Aboriginal Australians -- Treaties
Intervention (Federal government) -- Northern Territory
Uluru Statement from the Heart (2017)
Australia -- Race relations
Australia -- Politics and government
Call number 2021.063
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