1st January 2010 Comments (0) Keith Windschuttle Editor-in-chiefEditor, Quadrant Magazinekeithwindschuttle@quadrant.org.au [Part One is here…] The Origins of the Myth The empirical underpinnings of Bringing Them Home derived largely from the work of white academic historians. The Human Rights Commission did no serious research of its own into the primary historical sources. Co-authors Ronald Wilson andContinue reading “Why There Were No Stolen Generations (Part Two)”
1st January 2010 Comments (0) Keith Windschuttle Editor-in-chiefEditor, Quadrant Magazinekeithwindschuttle@quadrant.org.au Most Australians would be taken aback to find that whenever academics in the field of genocide studies discuss history’s worst examples, their own country is soon mentioned. The March 2001 edition of the London-based Journal of Genocide Research indicated the company Australia now keeps. ThatContinue reading “Why There Were No Stolen Generations (Part One)”
9th January 2021 Comments (15) Peter O’Brien In a very well researched paper titled ‘Foragers or Farmers: Dark Emu and the Controversy over Aboriginal Agriculture’ published in Anthropological Forum, ANU academic Dr Ian Keen, has brought some academic rigour to the debate over Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu. When I wrote Bitter Harvest, I did notContinue reading “Bruce Pascoe, Dumped Upon from a Great Height”
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