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From nothing to zero

stories from Australia"s detention centres

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Published by Lonely Planet in Melbourne, Vic, Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- Australia.,
    • Asylum, Right of -- Australia.,
    • Refugee camps -- Australia.,
    • Alien detention centers -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193).

      Statement[selected and edited by Meaghan Amor and Janet Austin ; preface and chapter introductions by Julian Burnside].
      ContributionsAmor, Meaghan., Austin, Janet., Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV640.4.A78 F76 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3707250M
      ISBN 101740596684
      LC Control Number2003278567
      OCLC/WorldCa51194215

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