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Author Curran, James, 1973-

Title Curtin's empire / James Curran.

Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  994.04092 CURT/ CURR    DUE 05-01-20
Physical description xi, 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Australian encounters.
Australian encounters.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-153) and index.
Summary John Curtin remains a venerated leader. His role as Labor's wartime supremo is etched deep into the national psyche: the man who put Australia first, locked horns with Churchill, forged the alliance with the United States and became the saviour of the nation in its darkest hour. Drawing on new archival material including sensitive and private correspondence from Curtin never before seen or quoted, Curtin's Empire shows that this British world vision was not imposed on him from abroad, rather it animated Curtin from deep within.
Subject Curtin, John, 1885-1945.
Prime ministers -- Australia -- Biography.
Politicians -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
ISBN 9780521146227 (paperback)