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Glorious Days

Australia 1913

Glorious Days( )
Author: Macintyre, Stuart
Stanley, Peter
Griffiths, Tom
ISBN:978-1-921953-06-4
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:National Museum of Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.95
Book Description:

The year 1913 was a fascinating and important time for Australians, although the events of the following year have tended to cast a retrospective shadow over it. In places as far apart as Antarctica, Papua and Great Britain, Australian ambitions were high; the new navy was a source of national pride; the arts flourished and the motor car and movies were having their first impacts. This richly illustrated book, which supports an exhibition of the same name at the National Museum of...
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Book Details
Pages:226
Detailed Subjects: History / Australia & New Zealand
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:2.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Macintyre, Stuart (Author)
Stuart Forbes Macintyre was born on April 21, 1947 in Melbourne, Australia. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Melbourne, his Master of Arts from Monash University and his PhD for the University of Cambridge. He is a historian and a former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

His awards include Premier of Victoria's Literary Award for Australian Studies (1986), Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (1987), Redmond Barry Award (1997), The Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award (1998)for his book The Reds, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (1999), Premier of New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2004)for the History Wars (co-written with Anna Clark), Officer of the Order of Australia (2011), and the Ernest Scott Prize (2016) for his book Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s, and the Premier New South Wales' Australian History Prize (2016) for Australia's Boldest Experiment.

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