Does history exist without the witness of an historian? Bruce Pascoe is reminding us that history is constantly changing as we learn new facts or new interpretations of the past. Who is to write our history? Only academics or can everyone do it? How much is history shaped by the views of the ones in power? This question is particularly pertinent for Indigenous history prior to European settlement.
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Australian Military History
Foucssing on specific events, people and groups throughout the history of Australia at arms Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Australian Environmental History
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