Spinning the dream : assimilation in Australia nineteen hundred and fifty to nineteen hundred and seventy
460 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 21 cm.
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.
Part I. White nation
1. Anxious world
2. New white Australia
Part II. Selling assimilation
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
Includes bibliographical references.
Biblography : p. 426-443.
9781921361074 (pbk.) :
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