The Resource Freedom Ride: : a freedom rider remembers, (ebook)

Freedom Ride: : a freedom rider remembers, (ebook)

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Freedom Ride: : a freedom rider remembers
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Freedom Ride:
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a freedom rider remembers
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eng
Summary
One warm midnight in 1965, 29 students from Sydney University set out on a road trip through north western New South Wales. Ann Curthoys, the author of this book, was one of the passengers. This was no ordinary trip and it became known as the 'Freedom Ride'. Its purpose was to challenge the ingrained discrimination and racism that was a largely unacknowledged feature of NSW country towns. The trip was marked by repeated confrontation, intense street debates, some physical violence, much courage from the local Aboriginal people, and growing media coverage. By its end, the students' leader, Charles Perkins, was recognised around the country as a new-style fighter for Aboriginal rights. Drawing on a diary of her days on the bus, supplemented by interviews with fellow passengers and much research in the archives and the newspapers of the day, Ann Curthoys tells the story of a road journey full of incident; a journey whose impact can still be felt today. The voices of the participants, including the voices of those town dwellers, both black and white, who met the bus and had to cope with the consequences, add a special poignancy to her reflections on the aftermath of 14 extraordinary days and nights
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Midwest
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Curthoys, Ann
Dewey number
323.119915
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Curthoys, Ann
  • Civil rights movements
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Civil rights
  • Race relations
  • Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
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adult
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Freedom Ride: : a freedom rider remembers, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781741150575
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11569563
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remote
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11569563
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MWT11569563
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Freedom Ride: : a freedom rider remembers, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781741150575
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11569563
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11569563
System control number
MWT11569563
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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