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Author Carruthers, Joseph, 1856-1932.

Title A lifetime in conservative politics : political memoirs of Sir Joseph Carruthers / edited by Michael Hogan
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2005

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Description xiii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Series Hogan, Michael
Liberal Party of Australia
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction A political testament 13 -- Section One Preparation for public -- life 23 -- 1 Early life 25 -- 2 School days 30 -- 3 The University of Sydney 36 -- 4 Cricket and public life 44 -- Section Two IThe craft of politics 59 -- 5 Facing the electors 61 -- 6 The Parliament of 1887-89 71 -- 7 Minister in the Parkes and Reid -- Governments 85 -- 8 Sir Henry Parkes 102 -- 9 Drafting the Australian Federal -- Constitution 116 -- 10 In Opposition, 1899-1904 157 -- 11 Premier of New South Wales, -- 1904-07 164 -- Section Three IWar and rumours of war 191 -- 12 Horses for Japan 193 -- 13 Reports from Britain 202 -- Section Four
Summary This book is an abridged compilation of two manuscripts 'Random reflections and reminiscences' c1927 and 'Autobiography' c1930 (p. xii)
Analysis Former premiers
Joseph Carruthers
New South Wales
State parliaments
Liberal Party of Australia
Autobiography
History, 1801-1900
History, 1901-1945
Key item
Former Premiers
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Carruthers, Joseph, 1856-1932.
Liberal Party of Australia -- History.
Politicians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.
New South Wales -- Politics and government -- 1851-1901
New South Wales -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945
New South Wales -- Politics and government -- History.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Hogan, Michael.
Liberal Party of Australia.
LC no. 2006386448
ISBN 0868408727