Ned Kelly: The outlaw who divides a nation

More than 130 years after he was hanged, Australia’s most notorious outlaw is being buried, as old tensions resurface about what he really means to the country. To many Australians, Ned Kelly, the son of poor Irish Catholics, was a heroic anti-establishment figure who fought corrupt British colonists in the 19th Century. To others, he was a vicious thug who murdered three police officers. How does History and Language help or hinder us from getting to the truth? Read more … here

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