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Political Life Writing in the Pacific : Reflections on Practice

Political Life Writing in the Pacific : Reflections on Practice

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Abstract: This book aims to reflect on the experiential side of writing political lives in the Pacific region. The collection touches on aspects of the life writing art that are particularly pertinent to political figures: public perception and ideology; identif...

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The Fantastic Life of Walter Murray Gibson : Hawaii's Minister of Everything

The Fantastic Life of Walter Murray Gibson : Hawaii's Minister of Everything

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Abstract: Walter Murray Gibson is one of the most enigmatic personalities in nineteenth-century Hawaiian history. Michener and Day saw him as an engaging rogue and included him in their Rascals in Paradise along with buccaneer Bully Hayes and Captain Bligh. Gava...

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'Now Is the Psychological Moment' : Earle Page and the Imagining of Australia

'Now Is the Psychological Moment' : Earle Page and the Imagining of Australia

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Abstract: Earle Christmas Grafton Page (1880–1961) – surgeon, Country Party leader, treasurer and prime minister – was perhaps the most extraordinary visionary to hold high public office in twentieth-century Australia. Over decades, he made determined efforts to...

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A Dissident Liberal : The Political Writings of Peter Baume

A Dissident Liberal : The Political Writings of Peter Baume

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Abstract: In the'broad church'of the Australian Liberal Party, rarely has there been a maverick so unrelenting in his commitment to personal principles as Senator Peter Baume. Over a parliamentary career spanning 17 years, three ministerial portfolios and five p...

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Power and International Relations : Essays in Honour of Coral Bell

Power and International Relations : Essays in Honour of Coral Bell

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Abstract: Coral Mary Bell AO, who died in 2012, was one of the world's foremost academic experts on international relations, crisis management and alliance diplomacy. This collection of essays by more than a dozen of her friends and colleagues is intended to hon...

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A Political Memoir of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides

A Political Memoir of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides

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Abstract: Keith Woodward has produced an inside account of the intricacies of official politics in the latter stages of the history of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides, which will be essential reading for anyone interested in the colonial period ...

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Defence Policy-Making : A Close-Up View 1950-1980

Defence Policy-Making : A Close-Up View 1950-1980

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Abstract: Sir Arthur Tange was perhaps the most powerful Secretary of the Australian Defence Department and one of the most powerful of the great'mandarins'who dominated the Commonwealth Public Service between the 1940s and the 1970s. His strong, and often decis...

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A Vision for Change : AD Patel and the Politics of Fiji

A Vision for Change : AD Patel and the Politics of Fiji

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Abstract: 'Dr Lal's book is more than an eloquent account of the political struggle of one of Fiji's outstanding leaders. It is a timely reminder that the process of constitutional change hangs in the balance, as it did at the time of Mr Patel's death. I hope hi...

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A Life Triumphantly Well Written: Producing the Hawke Legacy, 1979-2019.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): ANU Historical Journal II. Oct2020, Issue 2, p81-106. 26p.

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Abstract: In recent decades, there has been an increase in scholarly attention to biographical political writing in Australian national culture. In particular, there have been several biographies and televisual 'biopics' about Australia's 23rd prime minister, Ro...

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Otto Klepper (1888–1957) : Deutscher Patriot und Weltbürger

Otto Klepper (1888–1957) : Deutscher Patriot und Weltbürger

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Abstract: Astrid von Pufendorf verfolgt die Spur eines Mannes, dessen Biographie gewissermaßen im Brennpunkt der Weimarer Republik stand: Als Präsident der Preußenklasse versuchte Otto Klepper, die längst überfällige Agrarreform in den Ostprovinzen des Deutschen...

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