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Description - The Country of Lost Children by Peter Pierce

The figure of the lost child has haunted the Australian imagination. Peter Pierce's original and sometimes shocking study The Country of Lost Children traces this ambivalent and disturbing history. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from poetry, fiction and newspaper reports to paintings and films, The Country of Lost Children analyzes the cultural and moral implications of the lost child in Australian history and illuminates a crucial aspect of our present condition. At its core are confronting, often troubling, questions about childhood itself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521594400
ISBN-10: 0521594405
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 230
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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