Acknowledgements Introduction: Australia's original sin 1 The long colonial shadow: Guilt, nationalism and the morality of genocide 2 History and identity: What we lose by denying our past 3 Intervention and redemption: Conquering the rights agenda 4 Not just empty vessels: Moving beyond moral ambivalence 5 Referendum, reconciliation and apology 6 Unsettling ourselves Epilogue: Beyond white guilt Bibliography Notes
Sarah Maddison is an Associate Professor in the Indigenous Policy and Dialogue Research Unit at the University of NSW, and author of several books including Black Politics.
"This book lays out the way modern Australia can right the wrongs that have occurred in the intervening years, and decades, and centuries that have passed since that first dramatic encounter." - From the foreword by The Hon. Michael Kirby. "An excellent diagnosis of Australia's mind-set.' - Jeff McMullen journalist, author, film maker.