The Resource Australian political lives : chronicling political careers and administrative histories, editors: Tracey Arklay, John Nethercote and John Wanna

Australian political lives : chronicling political careers and administrative histories, editors: Tracey Arklay, John Nethercote and John Wanna

Label
Australian political lives : chronicling political careers and administrative histories
Title
Australian political lives
Title remainder
chronicling political careers and administrative histories
Statement of responsibility
editors: Tracey Arklay, John Nethercote and John Wanna
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Brings together some of the best practitioners of the craft of political biography in Australia. These papers explore the strengths and weaknesses of the biographical approach; the problems and frustrations of writing biographies and the various ways projects can be approached by those constructing these lives
Member of
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
808.066320092
Index
index present
LC call number
DU117.19
LC item number
.A87 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
ANSOG monographs
Label
Australian political lives : chronicling political careers and administrative histories, editors: Tracey Arklay, John Nethercote and John Wanna
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "The Australia and New Zealand School of Government"--Cover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 115-128
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  • zbnus
  • glg
Contents
The Art of Australian Political Biography -- Political Biography: Its Contribution to Political Science -- Recording Non-Labor Politics Through Biography -- The 'Life Myth', 'Short Lives' and Dealing with Live Subjects in Political Biography -- Public Lives, Private Lives: the Fundamental Dilemma in Political Biography -- Expanding the Repertoire: Theory, Method and Language in Political Biography -- John Curtin: Taking his Childhood Seriously -- Ministers, Prime Ministers, Mandarins: Politics as a Job -- Biography and the Rehabilitation of the Subject: The Case of John Gorton -- Aboriginality and Impersonality: Three Australian Indigenous Administrative Memoirs -- Writing Political Biography -- Jessie Street and the New Political Biography -- Conjuring Fascinating Stories: the Case of Sir Arthur Tange -- Anonymous in Life, Anonymous in Death: Memoirs and Biographies of Administrators -- The Personal Writings of Politicians -- Writing Political Autobiographies -- Political Biographies and Administrative Memoirs: Some Concluding Comments
Control code
000040713877
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 130 p.
Isbn
9781920942731
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007405586
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32409825
System control number
  • ph21734501
  • (OCoLC)271214477

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