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The Silken Cord: Contemporaneous 20th Century Prime Ministerial Biography in Australia & Its Meaning

Wallace, Christine


Political biography as political intervention is explored in this thesis: biography as action rather than as passive publication. This idea is investigated through contemporaneous political biography in twentieth century Australia — specifically, biographies written in the lead up to, or during, the active political careers of Australia's prime ministers from Barton to Howard. Australia had 25 prime ministers in this first century of Federation, but only 17 contemporaneous biographies...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5145c4957a0
Embargoed until: 2033-12-30
Access Rights: Restricted access


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