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Author Broinowski, Richard P.

Title A witness to history : the life and times of Robert Arthur Broinowski / Richard Broinowski
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2001

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Description xiv, 257 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Polish Origins -- 2 Australian Beginnings -- 3 The Great Australian Defence Debate -- 4 Federal Parliament in Melbourne -- 5 Poetry, Bush-Walking and Anthropology -- 6 Divorce 1920s Style -- 7 Federal Parliament Moves to the Bush Capital -- 8 Canberra, the Great Depression and the Rose Gardens -- 9 Parliament and World War II -- 10 Culture, Aborigines, Rotary and Real Estate -- 11 Papua and New Guinea -- 12 Robert and the Airwaves -- Epilogue -- Notes -- References -- Index
Analysis Biography
Broinowski, Robert
Ministerial staff
Parliamentary officers
Robert Arthur Broinowski
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-252) and index
Subject Broinowski, Robert Arthur, 1877-1959. (Robert Arthur)
Broinowski, Robert Arthur, 1877-1959.
Broinowski family
Public officers -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2001411480
ISBN 0522849423
Other Titles Life and times of Robert Arthur Broinowski