Henry Parkes: A Biography

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Melbourne University Press, 1980 - Annandale (N.S.W.) - 482 pages
Biography of Henry Parkes, the Birmingham artisan and radical who emigrated to New South Wales in 1839, formally entered the colony's politics in 1854, served-with only short breaks-in the legislature until 1894, and became premier fire times.

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Contents

Migrations 18151839
1
New South Wales 18391848
19
Radical activist 18481850
46
The Empire 18501854
71
Aspiring politician 18501854
98
Honourable member 18541858
125
Crisis 18581861
145
England 18611862
187
Limbo 18681871
240
The Spartan kings 18711879
266
Power 18791882
304
In the wilderness 18831887
336
The Grand Old Man 18871890
360
How much longer? 18901896
394
The Parkes family
425
Notes
426

Faction politics and the upward climb 18631866
200
Colonial secretary 18661868
218
Bibliography
469
Index
475

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