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ISBN: 9781742237596
Blackgum Item Code: NSWB0709
Title: Forgotten War
Author: Henry Reynolds
Imprint: NewSouth Books
RRP: $29.99
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'We are at war with them,’ wrote a Tasmanian settler in 1831. ‘What we call their crime is what in a white man we should call patriotism.’
Australia is dotted with memorials to soldiers who fought in wars overseas. So why are there no official memorials or commemorations of the wars that were fought on Australian soil between Aborigines and white colonists? Why is it more controversial to talk about the frontier wars now than it was one hundred years ago?