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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Young Dark Emu
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'Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived – a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and an understanding of the environment and its natural resources that supported thriving villages across the continent. Young Dark Emu - A Truer History asks young readers to consider a different version of Australia’s history pre-European colonisation.'

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  • This book has been selected for Guardian Australia’s series The Unmissables, highlighting the most notable Australian books of the year.

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Dark Emu for Younger Readers 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 July no. 705 2019; (p. 45)
'Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers.'
Dark Emu for Younger Readers 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 July no. 705 2019; (p. 45)
'Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers.'
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