Anna Haebich has been shortlisted for the Community Relations Commission Award as part of the 2009 NSW Premier’s Awards.
Spinning the Dream: assimilation in Australia 1950-1970 is one of six books nominated for the Award worth $15,000.
Professor Haebich said she was proud to be nominated for an award that prizes the diversity of Australia's history.
“I am especially pleased to think that the judges appreciated my efforts to trace how assimilation has shaped the lives of immigrants, Indigenous people and other Australians throughout this history,” said Ms Haebich.
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