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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin( )
Author: Brett, Judith
Publication Date:Aug 2017
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
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This insightful and accessible new biography of Alfred Deakin, Australia's second prime minister, shines fresh light on one of the nation's most significant figures. It brings out from behind the image of a worthy, bearded father of federation the gifted, passionate and intriguing man whose contributions continue to shape the contours of Australian politics. The acclaimed political scientist Judith Brett scrutinises both Deakin's public life and his inner life. Deakin's...
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Brett, Judith (Author)
Judith Brett is an Australian political scientist and writer, born in Melbourne in 1949. She taught and researched Australian politics and political history at La Trobe University from 1989 until her retirement in 2013. She was named emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University. She is the author of The Enigmatic Mr Deakin, published in February 2018. It won the $25,000 National Biography Award for 2018


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