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THINGS FALL APART: The End of the United Australia Party 1939-1943

Marchant, Sylvia

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In the Federal Elections of August 1943 the United Australia Party(UAP), which had been in office for nearly ten consecutive years suffered a resounding defeat and the result was a landslide for Labor, giving it an absolute majority in both Houses. This thesis traces the course of the disintegration of the United Australia Party to try to fill a gap in the historiography by explaining how and why an apparently popular political party was so categorically rejected by the electorate in 1943 that...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMarchant, Sylvia
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-09T04:19:19Z
dc.date.available2012-02-09T04:19:19Z
dc.identifier.otherb3807087x
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/8880
dc.description.abstractIn the Federal Elections of August 1943 the United Australia Party(UAP), which had been in office for nearly ten consecutive years suffered a resounding defeat and the result was a landslide for Labor, giving it an absolute majority in both Houses. This thesis traces the course of the disintegration of the United Australia Party to try to fill a gap in the historiography by explaining how and why an apparently popular political party was so categorically rejected by the electorate in 1943 that it subsequently vanished from the political scene as if it had never existed.
dc.format.extent79 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : The Australian National University
dc.rightsAuthor retains copyright
dc.subjectUnited Australia Party, Joe Lyons, Bob Menzies, Labor Party, Country Party, Earle Page, Labor Party
dc.titleTHINGS FALL APART: The End of the United Australia Party 1939-1943
dc.typeThesis (Masters sub-thesis)
local.contributor.supervisorHancock, Ian
local.description.notesSupervisor - Ian Hancock
local.description.notesSub-thesis submitted as a partial requirement for the degree of Master of Letters at the Australian National University.
dcterms.dateAccepted1998
dc.date.issued2012
local.type.statusAccepted Version
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d78dccf59f38
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dcterms.licenseThis thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
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