Andrew Fisher: Prime Minister of Australia

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HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2009 - Australia - 496 pages
"The life of Prime Minister Andrew Fisher, including childhood in Ayrshire, Scotland; immigration to Qld; activities in the labour movement; career in politics; marriage and family; circumstances surrounding three periods as prime minister; WWI and Gallipoli involvement; period as high commissioner in London; decline through dementia"--Provided by publisher.

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About the author (2009)

David Day was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on June 24, 1949. He received first-class honours in history and political science from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has been a junior research fellow at Clare College in Cambridge, founding head of history and political science at Bond University, official historian of the Australian Customs Service, Keith Cameron Professor of Australian History at University College Dublin, and professor of Australian studies at the University of Tokyo. He is the author of several books on Australian history and the history of the Second World War. His books include Menzies and Churchill at War, Smugglers and Sailors, and John Curtin: A Life. Claiming a Continent won the non-fiction prize in the 1998 South Australian Festival Awards for Literature.

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