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The short Long book : a portrait of Michael Long, the man who changed the Australian game / Martin Flanagan
Bib ID 6777212
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Flanagan, Martin, 1955- author
 
Description North Sydney, NSW : Vintage Books, 2015 
©2015 
ix, 151 pages ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9780857989116 (paperback)
Summary

A portrait of the man who changed the Australian game. In 1995, Aboriginal footballer Michael Long gave the AFL its 'Mandela moment'. He quietly revolutionised Australian sport by refusing to let a racial insult pass during the Anzac Day match between Essendon and Collingwood.

Subjects Long, Michael, 1969-  |  Australian football players -- Victoria -- Essendon -- Biography.  |  Australian Football League -- History.  |  Discrimination in sports -- Australia.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Sport - Football - Australian rules.  |  Sport - Policy and administration.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Sport.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Maranunggu people (N13) (NT SD52-08)  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)  |  Essendon (N Melbourne Vic SJ55-05)  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Australian

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