An Indelible Stain? The Question of Genocide in Australia's History

TitleAn Indelible Stain? The Question of Genocide in Australia's History
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsReynolds, Henry
Number of Pages217
PublisherViking
CityRingwood, VIC
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Examination of the question of whether the Australian government is guilty of genocide in relation to its treatment of Aboriginal Australians. Applies the United Nations definition of genocide to key events in Australia's history such as the smallpox epidemic of 1789, the actions of the Queensland Native Police, Tasmania's Black Line, and the assimilationist policies of the 1950s. Includes notes, further reading and index. Author is Research Professor at University of Tasmania. Previous titles include 'The Other Side of the Frontier' and 'Why Weren't We Told?'.

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