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van OOIJ, Jeltje (editor)

Blowing out the candles. Voices from the 1988 anti-bicentenary movement

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Melbourne : Collective Effort, 1989. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [64], illustrated. Poems and artworks denouncing the Bicentenary Celebrations due to the dispossession of indigenous Australians from their land as a result of English colonisation.

‘These poems were written in protest to the ludicrous bicentenary celebrations held in Australia during 1988 …’ – introduction.