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Author Bean, C. E. W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), 1879-1968.

Title War aims of a plain Australian / by C.E.W. Bean
Published Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1943


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  303.440994 Bea  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 174 pages ; 18 cm
Notes "An effort to stimulate thought towards grasping this time the chances we missed after World War I" - Cover
Includes index
Library's 1st Whelan copy is signed and inscribed by the author, "This little book was my first task after finishing the War History. It was written for the purpose stated in the Preface and in particular to give the young people in the services something "to bite on" - a start for discussion, a framework for constructive ideas; and to furnish the motive for action This time. (Those two words were my first suggestion for a title, but it was thought they were not explanatory enough - they were, however, the clue to my motive in writing.) C.E.W. Bean"; 2nd copy is inscribed (in a different hand), "To Her Excellency The Lady Gowrie 13.3.44. The smallest acknowledgement of his indefaticable interest in the "plain Australian" - from one of them. ?.B." ANL
National Library of Australia's MS copy has book-plate of Paul Hasluck tipped inside front cover. ANL
Reviews : Salt, 13th Sept. 1943 p.12-16; Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Aug. 1943 p.6
Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia ANL
National Library of Australia's Whelan 60 copy exhibited: "Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War", National Library of Australia, 26 November 2014 - 19 July 2015 ANL
Subject Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Australia.
Author Gowrie, Zara, Lady, 1879-1965, former owner ANL
Hasluck, Paul, Sir, former owner. ANL
LC no. 00414065