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Stanley Melbourne Bruce : Australian internationalist

Author: David Lee
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stanley Melbourne Bruce was at the centre of Imperial politics for more than two decades from the early 1920s until the end of the Second World War. This new biography presents Bruce as a consistent internationalist. Educated in Melbourne and Cambridge, Bruce, as a businessman, was alive to the importance of international commerce, and particularly Anglo-Australian trade. This lay at the core of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, David, 1965-
Stanley Melbourne Bruce.
London : Continuum, 2010
(DLC) 2010281544
(OCoLC)466343663
Named Person: Stanley Melbourne Bruce Bruce of Melbourne, Viscount; Stanley Melbourne Bruce Bruce of Melbourne, Viscount
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lee
ISBN: 9781441152886 1441152881
OCLC Number: 667292764
Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Illustrations; Introduction; 1 Commerce and Conflict, 1883-1917; 2 The Accidental Prime Minister, 1918-1923; 3 Men, Money and Markets, 1923-1924; 4 The Prime Minister Triumphant, 1924-1925; 5 Nation and Empire, 1926-1927; 6 'Over the Top', 1928-1929; 7 Bruce Redux, 1930-1934; 8 'Ambassador-at-Large Par Excellence', 1932-1936; 9 Appeasement and the Bruce Report, 1937-1939; 10 The High Commissioner at War, 1939-1941; 11 The World at War, 1941-1943; 12 Apostle of International Cooperation, 1943-1967; The Bruce Legacy; Notes; Bibliography; Credits for Illustrations; Index.
Responsibility: David Lee.

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