ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert Manne is emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University. His recent books include On Borrowed TimeMaking Trouble: Essays Against the New Complacency, and The Words that Made Australia (as co-editor). He has written three Quarterly Essays and is a regular contributor to the Monthly and the Guardian.

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A powerful indictment of past government policies towards Aboriginal Australians.
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

In Denial is not a book of history. It is a political intervention. By holding an influential section of the Right to account-Manne was exercising the kind of responsibility often demanded of public intellectuals.

Raimond Gaita

In complex intellectual conflicts, there will always be argument about whether the antagonists are committed to finding the truth or to winning the battle. This essay tells us that Robert Manne is intent on finding the truth.

Morag Fraser

In Denial is a work of both the head and the heart. It is carefully researched and powerfully expressed. It needs to be widely read.

The Honourable P.J. Keating

Robert Manne has made an important contribution to the continuing debate and in doing so has helped launch a new and important venture.

Henry Reynolds

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