A Freedom Rider Remembers
By (author) Ann Curthoys
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Freedom Ride by Ann Curthoys
Book DescriptionThis is the story of Australia's historic Freedom Ride, the 1965 bus journey into the heart of the country to fight racism, from one who was there.;
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781864489224
(230mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: Australia
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This practical book is an indispensable guide to writing history. It advises writers on how much research is necessary, how to manage notes and files, when you should start writing, whether to use the first person, and whether to structure your work chronologically or thematically. It offers tips on how to write a compelling narrative.
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Author Biography - Ann Curthoys
Ann Curthoys' commitment to Aboriginal rights was developed on the Freedom Ride and has stayed with her ever since. She has written on many aspects of Australian history, including Aboriginal policy, immigration, feminism, journalism, television, and the Cold War. For many years she taught at the University of Technology, Sydney, before joining the ANU, where she now teaches courses on Australian history, historical writing, and world history.
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