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Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future - Mark McKenna
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Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future
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Australia is on the brink of momentous change, but only if its citizens and politicians can come to new terms with the past. In this inspiring essay, Mark McKenna considers the role of history in making and unmaking the nation. From Captain Cook to the frontier wars, from Australia Day to the... show more
Australia is on the brink of momentous change, but only if its citizens and politicians can come to new terms with the past. In this inspiring essay, Mark McKenna considers the role of history in making and unmaking the nation. From Captain Cook to the frontier wars, from Australia Day to the Uluru Statement, we are seeing fresh debates and recognitions. McKenna argues tha
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ISBN: 9781760640507
Publisher: Schwarz Publishing
Pages no: 140
Edition language: English
Series: Quarterly Essay 0 (#69)
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4.0 Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future
Excellent essay full of so many pertinent observations I don’t know where to start. But I think the one that stays with me is his excellent expansion of our inability to imagine something like what happened to indigenous peoples happening to us. Our empathy and compassion is clearly conditional.
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