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Author Black, David (David William)

Title Friendship is a sheltering tree : John Curtin's letters, 1907 to 1945 / by David Black ; [editor: Bryce Moore]
Published [Perth, W.A.] : John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library/Library & Information Service, Curtin University of Technology, [2001]


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 W'PONDS  994.04092 Bla/Fia  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 260 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents Section 1 The Young socialist: Correspondence 1907 to1910 -- Section 2 Union leader, anti-conscriptionist and family man-to-be: Correspondence 1912 to 1917 -- Section 3 Editor, politician and prime minister: correspondence 1917 to 1945 -- List of correspondence -- Further reading -- Appendices: 1 Timeline of significant dates in John Curtin's life -- 2 Curtin family tree
Summary Renowned WA historian and political analyst has collected and written commentary on Australia's wartime Prime Minister; these letters are to Curtins wife and family, friends and colleagues for nearly 40 years; the personal and the political are blended here to present the whole man; WA and Australian history
Analysis ALP
Curtin, John
Former Prime Ministers
History, 1901-1945
Members spouses
Socialist parties
Trade unions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and a bibliography: pages 248-249
Issuing Body Published with the assistance of the Library and Information Service, Curtin University of Technology
Subject Curtin, John, 1885-1945 -- Correspondence
Labor unions.
Prime ministers -- Australia -- Correspondence.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945 -- Sources.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal correspondence.
Author Curtin, John, 1885-1945
Moore, Bryce, 1953-
Curtin University of Technology. Library and Information Service
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library.
Curtin University of Technology (Library and Information Service.)
LC no. 00002240
ISBN 174067040X (paperback)
Other Titles John curtin's letters 1907 to 1945