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The power of speech : Australian Prime Ministers defining the national image

Author: James Curran
Publisher: Carlton [Vic.] : Melbourne University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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A analysis of how Australia's prime ministers in the post-1960s period have tried to articulate a new sense of Australian identify. This type of study of prime ministerial persona as a guide to the nature of nationalism is well-known in the USA and UK, but is novel here in Australia.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Curran
ISBN: 0522852483 9780522852486
OCLC Number: 224804768
Notes: Previous edition: 2004.
"Australia through the eyes of five fascinating leaders - Whitlam, Fraser, Hawke, Keating, Howard"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 420 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: James Curran.

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Talks about five fascinating prime ministers - Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser, Bob Hawke, Paul Keating and John Howard - and how they view Australia. This book explores the end of the idea of British  Read more...

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