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Why weren't we told? [electronic resource] / Henry Reynolds ; read by Peter Hosking.

By: Reynolds, Henry.
Contributor(s): Hosking, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Melbourne, Vic.] : Bolinda audio, 2010Edition: Unabridged ed.ISBN: 9781742607580.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- History | Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions -- History | Aboriginal Australians -- Public opinion -- History | AudiobooksOnline resources: Access eAudiobook online Summary: Why were we never told? Why didn't we know? Historian Henry Reynolds has found himself being asked these questions by many people, over many years, in all parts of Australia. The acclaimed Why Weren't We Told? is a frank account of his personal journey towards the realisation that he, like generations of Australians, grew up with a distorted and idealised version of the past. From the author's unforgettable encounter in a North Queensland jail with injustice towards Aboriginal children, to his friendship with Eddie Mabo, to his shattering of the myths about our 'peaceful' history, this bestselling book will shock, move and intrigue.
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Why were we never told? Why didn't we know? Historian Henry Reynolds has found himself being asked these questions by many people, over many years, in all parts of Australia. The acclaimed Why Weren't We Told? is a frank account of his personal journey towards the realisation that he, like generations of Australians, grew up with a distorted and idealised version of the past. From the author's unforgettable encounter in a North Queensland jail with injustice towards Aboriginal children, to his friendship with Eddie Mabo, to his shattering of the myths about our 'peaceful' history, this bestselling book will shock, move and intrigue.

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