Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man

Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man

By: Peter Bastian (author)Hardback

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Australians take for granted the presence of their federal government yet it is impossible to overestimate, as this full biography reveals, the role Andrew Fisher played in its development. The book also reveals the skills with which Fisher led the ALP in its early years and his important contributions as wartime Prime Minister and as High Commissioner in London. Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man attempts to account for the obscurity of one of Australia's greatest reformers.

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Peter Bastian is an associate professorof history at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney and the recipient of several teaching prizes, including an awardfor teaching the homeless.He has served as the president of the New Zealand American Studies Association and as an editor for the Australasian Journal of American Studies."

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781742230047
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 468
  • ID: 9781742230047
  • weight: 974
  • ISBN10: 1742230040

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