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William Hughes : Australia

Author: Carl Bridge
Publisher: London : Haus Publishers, 2011.
Series: Makers of the modern world (Haus Publishing, Ltd.); Haus histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World War I marked the emergence of the Dominions on the world stage as independent nations, none more so than Australia. This book shows the beginnings of its autonomy, from with their national awakening following the country's sacrifice at Gallipoli in 1915 to Versailles and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: William Morris Hughes; William Morris Hughes; Billy Hughes; William M Hughes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Bridge
ISBN: 9781905791903 1905791909
OCLC Number: 702093005
Description: ix, 201 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 20 cm.
Contents: I. The Life and the Land --
1. New South Welshman, 1862-1901 --
2. Nation-building and Troubleshooting, 1901-14 --
3. War, 1914-16 --
The Battle for Conscription, 1916-18 --
5. Man of Empire, 1918 --
II. The Paris Peace Conference --
6. Peacemaking, 1919 --
7. Dividing the Spoils, 1919 --
II. The Legacy --
8. On Top of the British World? 1919-23 --
9. Elder Statesman, 1923-52 --
Conclusion
Series Title: Makers of the modern world (Haus Publishing, Ltd.); Haus histories.
Other Titles: Peace conferences of 1919-23 and their aftermath
Responsibility: Carl Bridge.

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