Against the Tide

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Oxford University Press, 1981 - Biography & Autobiography - 382 pages
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Recounting the memoirs of B. A. Santamaria, a leading Catholic politician in Australia from the late 1930s through the 1990s, this account presents an autobiographical sketch of the vision and aims of his Australian Catholic Social Movement—later rechristened the National Civic Council. Chock full of commentary on crucial aspects of Australian politics, this is an indispensable primary resource for any scholar of Australian social and political history of the period surrounding and following World War II.

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Read this a few years back. Interestingly, he managed to describe his career and actions in such a self-deprecating fashion that he is almost invisible, things happened around him. Also, his English ... Read full review

Contents

At the Beginning
3
The Catholic Worker
14
The Mannix Tradition
20
Copyright

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\Santamaria is the cofounder of the Catholic Social Studies Movement and the Catholic Worker, a newspaper dedicated to the social teaching of the Catholic Church. He has written for The Australian and is the author of Santamaria: A Memoir.

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