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Author Edwards, Peter, 1945-

Title Arthur Tange : last of the Mandarins / Peter Edwards
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006

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Description xii, 339 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents 1. The boy and his forebears 1914-30 -- 2. The student, bank clerk and rugby player 1931-42 -- 3. The economist in post-war reconstruction 1942-45 -- 4. The rising diplomat 1946-53 -- 5. The new departmental head 1954-55 -- 6. The administrative reformer 1954-60 -- 7. The policy adviser triumphant: Serving Menzies and Barwick 1960-64 -- 8. The policy adviser rejected: serving Hasluck 1964-65 -- 9. The high commissioner 1965-69 -- 10. The new Secretary of Defense: Working with Fraser, Gorton and McMahon 1970-72 -- 11. The Defence reformer: Serving Labor 1972-75 -- 12. Defender of the (public service) faith 1972-75 -- 13. The mandarin unchallenged: Working with Fraser and Killen 1976-79 -- 14. The mandarin in retirement 1979-2001
Summary For over 25 years, Arthur Tange was arguably Australia's most powerful and influential public servant, serving successive Liberal prime minister and the Whitlam government. This book reveals as much about the past as it does about the operations of the Australian government
Analysis Foreign policy
Defence policy
Department heads
Australian diplomats
Dept of Defence
Ministerial department relations
Biography
History
Arthur Tange
Dept of External Affairs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 291-301
Subject Tange, Arthur, Sir, 1914-2001.
Australia. Department of External Affairs -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Australia. Department of Defence -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Political science -- Australia.
Statesmen -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
LC no. 2007367167
ISBN 1741146429 :
Other Titles Arthur Tange