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Spinning the dream : assimilation in Australia 1950-1970 / Anna Haebich. (2008)

Authors: Haebich, Anna.
Publisher:North Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 111 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 110 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Spinning the dream : assimilation in Australia nineteen hundred and fifty to nineteen hundred and seventy
Author:
  • Haebich, Anna.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 460 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 21 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adult
  • General
Summary:
  • 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.
  • "A history of the policy of Assimilation in Australia as applied to Aboriginal people and non-English speaking immigrants from the 1950s to the 1970s"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
  • Part I. White nation
  • 1. Anxious world
  • 2. New white Australia
  • Part II. Selling assimilation
  • 3. Promises
  • 4. Practices
  • Part III. Assimilation in Nyungar country
  • 5. Good citizens
  • 6. Happy families
  • 7. Living the dream (with Lauren Marsh)
  • Part IV. Cracks in the mirror
  • 8. Paradox
  • 9. Fragments.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Includes index.
  • Biblography : p. 426-443.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9781921361074 (pbk.) :
Dewey Number:
  • 303.48294
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 42706194
  • 42706194
  • 45362928
  • 45362928
  • 42121791
  • 42121791
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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