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Edmund Barton

Author: Geoffrey Curgenven Bolton
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. (Australie) : Allen & Unwin, cop. 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of Edmund Barton shows how the easy-going Sydney politician, with a reputation for enjoying the pleasures of the table and a fondness for cricket, became possessed by one enduring  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edmund Barton, Sir)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Curgenven Bolton
ISBN: 1865084093 9781865084091
OCLC Number: 689978710
Notes: Sur la couverture : The one man for the job.
Awards: Short-listed for Colin Roderick Award 2000 (Australia)
Short-listed for National Biography Awards 2001 (Australia)
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-385 p.-[8] pl.) : ill., portr. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPrefaceIntroduction: Encountering Edmund Barton1. Mr Micawber's son2. Young Australia3. 'Mr Speaker'4. 'My bristles are up'5. Slow progress6. Federation becalmed7. Federation reviving8. Leader of the convention9. Barton versus Reid10. Federation triumphant11. Prime Minister: Foundations12. Life at the top13. The road to resignation14. Mr Justice Barton15. Death of an elder statesman16. ReputationEndnotesBibliographyIndex
Other Titles: One man for the job
Responsibility: Geoffrey Bolton.

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