Hawke: The Prime Minister

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Melbourne Univ. Publishing, 2011 - History - 416 pages
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Robert James Lee Hawke is one of the great men of Australian public life. This re-release of his 1982 biography remains one of the finest examples of political biography.
  

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An important Australian political figure, I enjoyed the content of this book and learned a lot about a time that I am a little too young to remember. What I didn't always like was the way Keating was ... Read full review

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I enjoyed reading about Bob Hawke's strong ambitions, his passions for China, the Australian people and economic reform. According to d'Alpuget, the Australian economic situation was quite dire when ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1
1
54
2
Chapter 3
99
Chapter 4
122
Chapter 5
153
Chapter 6
174
Chapter 7
208
Chapter 8
234
Chapter 9
259
Chapter 10
307
Chapter 11
357
The Powell Plan for Palestine
372
Notes
376
Bibliography
380
Index
382
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About the author (2011)

Blanche d'Alpuget is a journalist and the author of numerous books, including Mediator: A Biography of Sir Richard Kirby, On Longing, and Winter in Jerusalem. She is the recipient of various literary prizes, including the Age Novel of the Year Award, the Australasian Prize for Commonwealth Literature, and the South Australian Premier's Award.

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