By Warwick Anderson
“[Anderson] writes with ardour, wit, and panache, and the significant virtues of The Cultivation of Whiteness are the old fashioned ones of thoroughness, accuracy, and impeccable documentation. . . . [His] delicate research is a version of ways contentious old matters could be confronted.”—W. F. Bynum, Times Literary Supplement
“One of the virtues of The Cultivation of Whiteness is that it brings jointly features of Australian existence and heritage which are now extra frequently separated—race and atmosphere, blood and soil, medication and geography, tropical technology and concrete future health, organic idea and nationwide coverage, Aboriginality and immigration, the physique and the brain. the result's a wealthy and sophisticated historical past of principles that's either highbrow and natural, and that vividly conjures up previous states of brain and their lingering, haunting power.”—Tom Griffiths, Sydney Morning Herald
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