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By Sarah Maddison

Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or opposed to each reason that you can think of have lengthy been a part of the Australian social and political panorama. This energetic publication blends the voices and stories of insiders fascinated with specific explanations with an even bigger photo that analyses successes and screw ups, communique of principles and social and political impacts.

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