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|The companion book to the epic SBS TV series, First Australians tells the story that gave birth to the nation. First Australians is the dramatic story of the collision of two worlds that created contemporary Australia. Told from the perspective of Australia's first people, it vividly brings to life the events that unfolded when the oldest living culture in the world was overrun by the world's greatest empire. Seven of Australia's leading historians reveal the true stories of individuals-both black and white-caught in an epic drama of friendship, revenge, loss and victory in Australia's most transformative period of history. Their story begins in 1788 in Warrane, now known as Sydney, with the friendship between an Englishman, Governor Phillip, and the kidnapped warrior Bennelong. It ends in 1992 with Koiki Mabo's legal challenge to the foundation of Australia. By illuminating a handful of extraordinary lives spanning two centuries, First Australians reveals, through their eyes, the events that shaped a new nation. Note- This is the unillustrated version of First Australians.|
|Publisher||Melbourne University Publishing|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||95795345|
|Product Key Features|
|Author||Marcia Langton, Rachel Perkins|
|Number of Pages||312 Pages|
|Additional Product Features|
|Book Title||FIRST Australians|
|Country/Region of Manufacture||Australia|
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Mandatory reading for all Australians.
Love this series and this book expands on everything shown in the 7 part documentary series. It’s the whole truth, finally. The book is worth buying because it has content that wasn't in the series such as the way the convinct women were "set upon" by the men once the women's ship disembarked and a storm blew up simultaneously almost as if it were God's wrath and an omen of things to come for the First Australians. The First Australians are coming out of the shadows and reclaiming their power. I hope to witness a drastic change in how these First Nations people are treated by the government of this wrongly acquired (stolen) land. As a third generation European migrant, I’ve never felt comfortable with all the lies and diluted history which leaves out what really happened. Prepare to see colonial Australia in a new light. The light of truth!
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