skip to content
Curtin's gift : reinterpreting Australia's greatest Prime Minister Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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
Awards: Short-listed for National Biography Award 2006 (Australia)
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.
More information:

Abstract:

John Curtin, prime minister during the darkest days of the Second World War, was a romantic figure in Australia's political history. In this book, John Edwards offers a reinterpretation of the leader  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/58727756> # Curtin's gift : reinterpreting Australia's greatest Prime Minister
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "58727756" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/at> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Place/crows_nest_nsw> ; # Crows Nest, NSW
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Event/geschichte_1900_1945> ; # Geschichte 1900-1945
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Topic/prime_ministers_australia> ; # Prime ministers--Australia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Topic/politik> ; # Politik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Place/australia> ; # Australia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Event/1901_1945> ; # 1901-1945
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Person/curtin_john_j> ; # John J. Curtin
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Person/curtin_john_1885_1945> ; # John Curtin
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204543> ; # Australia.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Place/australien> ; # Australien.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/64806874> ; # John Curtin
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076416> ; # Prime ministers
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/994.04092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/28413900> ; # John Edwards
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "Sleepless vigil -- Saint Jack -- Bringing the troops home."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801197498> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Curtin's gift : reinterpreting Australia's greatest Prime Minister"@en ;
   schema:productID "58727756" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58727756#PublicationEvent/crows_nest_nsw_allen_&_unwin_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Agent/allen_&_unwin> ; # Allen & Unwin
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0607/2005415511.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781865087047> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58727756> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Event/geschichte_1900_1945> # Geschichte 1900-1945
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1900-1945" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Person/curtin_john_1885_1945> # John Curtin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1885" ;
   schema:deathDate "1945" ;
   schema:familyName "Curtin" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Curtin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801197498#Person/curtin_john_j> # John J. Curtin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Curtin" ;
   schema:givenName "John J." ;
   schema:name "John J. Curtin" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076416> # Prime ministers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prime ministers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204543> # Australia.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Australia." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/28413900> # John Edwards
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1947" ;
   schema:familyName "Edwards" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Edwards" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64806874> # John Curtin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1885" ;
   schema:deathDate "1945" ;
   schema:familyName "Curtin" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Curtin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781865087047>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1865087041" ;
   schema:isbn "9781865087047" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.