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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The 'Great Australian Silence', the 'Cult of Forgetfulness' and the Hegemony of Memory
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'Discussion of the necessary and moral force of remembering or lack of remembering as a form of domination and argues that notions of Australia's flawed past compromises a later maturity; critique of the culture of "ennobling guilt"; includes discussion on whether "Australia's settler-society 'amnesia' concerning colonial treatment of the Indigenous is not a standard feature of juvenile humans - and the settler era represents a juvenile phase in Australian history"; "cult of forgetfulness' practised on a national scale".' Source: http://mura.aiatsis.gov.au/ (Sighted 11/07/2012)

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