The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Author(s): Judith Brett

Autobiography and Biography

Alfred Deakin -- scholar, spiritualist, prime minister -- was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography of Deakin in more than half a century, the acclaimed political historian Judith Brett deftly weaves together his public, private and family lives. She brings out from behind the image of a worthy, bearded father of federation the principled and passionate, gifted and eccentric figure whose legacy continues to shape the contours of the nation's politics.

Product Information

Judith Brett is the award-winning author of Robert Menzies' Forgotten People, emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University and one of Australia's leading political thinkers. She contributes regularly to the Monthly and has written three Quarterly Essays.

General Fields

  • : 9781925603712
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : February 2018
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  • : Australia
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Judith Brett
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 512