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Curtin's gift : reinterpreting Australia's greatest Prime Minister

Author: John Edwards
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Curtin, prime minister during the darkest days of the Second Woeld War, is remembered as the reluctant hero of Australian politics. John Edwards offers a reinterpretation of the leader and the man in which Curtin emerges as a deceptively cunning player in the chess game of politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Curtin; John Curtin; John J Curtin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Edwards
ISBN: 1865087041 9781865087047
OCLC Number: 58727756
Description: x, 198 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Sleepless vigil --
Saint Jack --
Bringing the troops home.
Responsibility: John Edwards.
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John Curtin, prime minister during the darkest days of the Second Woeld War, is remembered as the reluctant hero of Australian politics. John Edwards offers a reinterpretation of the leader and the man in which Curtin emerges as a deceptively cunning player in the chess game of politics.

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