John Winston Howard
Melbourne Univ. Publishing, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 458 pages
A portrait of one of Australia's longest-serving prime ministers, this biography goes behind the public image to find neither the strong-willed man of principle his supporters like to imagine nor the cunning opportunist painted by his foes. The discussion covers Howard's suburban middle-class upbringing and hisæsuccess at implementing his polices, concluding thatæalthough the image of the ordinary bloke has helped his enduring popularity, he like George Bush possesses a number of uncommon strengths that have made him one of the most formidable leaders in Australian political history.æ æ
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The cover picture says it all: a resolute gaze fixed on the middle distance. Whatever the future holds for John Howard's reputation, this book will be a source of useful information and analysis in ... Read full review
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