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Title Whitewash : on Keith Windschuttle's fabrication of Aboriginal history / edited by Robert Manne.

Published Melbourne., Victoria : Black Inc., [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  994.0049915 WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 385 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations(color)., plans ; 24 cm.
Series Agenda.
Agenda (Melbourne, Vic.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Robert Manne -- Overview: Fantasy Island / James Boyce. In general: Character of the Nation / Martin Krygier & Robert van Krieken -- Terra Nullius Reborn / Henry Reynolds -- Re-Inventing Social Education / Shayne Breen -- History and the Nation / Marilyn Lake -- Telling Us True / Greg Lehman. In Particular: Windschuttle's Debut / Neville Green -- Mistake Creek / Cathie Clement -- Statement of Peggy Patrick -- Risdon Cove / Phillip Tardif -- John Glover's 'Mount Welington' / David Hansen -- Who Is the Fabricator? Lyndall Ryan -- Robinson and Robertson / Cassandra Pybus -- Cape Grim / Ian McFarlane -- Counting the Cost of the 'Nun's Picnic' / Mark Finnane -- Archaeology and History / Tim Murray & Christine Williamson. In Conclusion: Revisionism & Denial / A. Dirk Moses.
Summary Australia's leading writers on aboriginal history comprehensively examine Keith Windschuttle's arguments, agenda and methods as outlined in his "Fabrication of Aboriginal History Vol 1", 2002. The result is an authoritative account of the history and politics of the colonial frontier and a demolition of revisionism.
Other author Manne, Robert (Robert Michael), 1947-
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Historiography -- Australia.
Variant Title White wash.
ISBN 0975076906
0975076906 (paperback)