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By Bain Attwood

Telling the tale of Cooper and the Australian Aborigines’ League and their crusade for Aboriginal people’s rights, this account—told via petitions to govt, letters to different campaigners and organisations, and entreaties to associates and well-wishers—reveals their passionate fight opposed to dispossession and displacement, the denial of rights, and their struggle to be voters of their personal country.

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