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Author Lowe, David, 1964-

Title Australian between empires : the life of Percy Spender / by David Lowe
Published London : Pickering & Chatto, 2010

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Description xi, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Empires in perspective ; no. 12
Empires in perspective ; no. 12
Contents 1. The self-made man -- 2. Politics and youth -- 3.War -- 4. Maverick -- 5. New world, new Liberals -- 6. Australia and Asia in the Cold War -- 7. The American century -- 8. The Hague and beyond -- Reflections
Summary Part biography, pace transnational history, this study details the life and career of Perey Spender, one of Australia's most promineur twentieth century political figures. Spender served his country in government, in oppostion and as an ambassador to the United States in a long and prestigious career dominated by Australian foreign policy
Analysis Biography
History, 1901-1945
History, 1946-1969
Spender, Percy
Former Ministers
Australian ambassadors
Foreign policy
United States
Great Britain
Political conditions
Spender, Percy, Sir, 1897-1985
Politicians - Australia - Biography
Ambassadors - Australia - Biography
Australia - Politics and government - 1901-1945
Australia - Politics and government - 1945-
Australia - Foreign relations - 1900-1945
Australia - Foreign relations - 1945-
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and index
Subject Spender, Percy, 1897-1985.
Politicians -- Australia -- Biography.
Ambassadors -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Australia -- Foreign relations -- 1901-1945
Australia -- Foreign relations -- 1900-1945.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Australia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Lowe, David, 1964-
ISBN 9781848930001 hardback
1848930003 hardback
Other Titles Life of Percy Spender