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Just as I am : a life of j.r. darling

Publisher: Richmond, VIC : Hardie Grant Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1
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James Darling: teacher, headmaster, television and radio administrator, social reformer, adviser to governments, visionary - the English World War I veteran who immigrated to Australia in 1930 was chosen, as part of the Bicentenary commemorations, as one of the Heritage 200 Australians who had helped make the country great. As a teacher and a leader, he inspired men across generations, from Geelong schoolboys to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: James Ralph Darling; James Ralph Darling
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781743794142 1743794142
OCLC Number: 1015308812
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Description: xvi, 750 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Gronn (author) ; Susan Keogh (editor).

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James Darling: teacher, headmaster, television and radio administrator, social reformer, adviser to governments, visionary - the English World War I veteran who immigrated to Australia in 1930 was chosen, as part of the Bicentenary commemorations, as one of the Heritage 200 Australians who had helped make the country great. As a teacher and a leader, he inspired men across generations, from Geelong schoolboys to controversy-causing journalists. Peter Gronn draws extensively on archival and interview sources to comprehensively chronicle the life and achievements of this extraordinary man.

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