Ideas and resources

William Morris Hughes

Books:

  • Booker, M., The Great Professional: A Study of W.M. Hughes, Sydney, 1980
  • Farmer Whyte, W., William Morris Hughes: His Life and Times, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1957
  • Fitzhardinge, L. F., William Morris Hughes, 2 vols, Sydney, 1964
  • Hudson, W. J., Billy Hughes in Paris, Melbourne, 1978

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Stanley Melbourne Bruce

Books:

  • Cumpston, I. M., Lord Bruce of Melbourne, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1989
  • Edwards, Cecil, Bruce of Melbourne: A Man of Two Worlds, Heinemann, London, 1965
  • Hughes, Colin A., Mr. Prime Minister: Australian Prime Ministers, 1901-72, OUP, Melbourne, 1976

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James Scullin

Books:

  • Edwards, P. G., Prime Ministers and Diplomats, OUP, Melbourne, 1983
  • Hughes, Colin A., Mr. Prime Minister: Australian Prime Ministers, 1901-72, OUP, Melbourne, 1976
  • Potts, David J., The Myth of The Great Depression, Scribe, Melbourne, 2006
  • Robertson, J., J. H. Scullin, UWA Press, Nedlands, 1974
  • Schedvin, C. B., Australia and The Great Depression, Sydney University Press and OUP, Sydney, 1970

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Sir Robert Menzies

Books:

  • Bell, C., Dependent Ally: A Study in Australian Foreign Policy, Melbourne, 1988
  • Brett, J., Robert Menzies' Forgotten People, Sydney, 1992
  • Brown, Wallace, Ten Prime Ministers: Life Among The Politicians, Longueville Books, Double Bay, NSW, 2002
  • Bunting, J., R. G. Menzies, A Portrait, Sydney, 1988
  • Edwards, P.; Pemberton, G., Crises and Commitments, Sydney, 1992
  • Hasluck, P., Sir Robert Menzies, Melbourne, 1980
  • Hazlehurst, C. (ed.), Australian Conservatism, Canberra, 1979
  • Hazlehurst, C.,Menzies Observed, Sydney, 1979
  • Hughes, Colin A., Mr. Prime Minister: Australian Prime Ministers, 1901-72, OUP, Melbourne, 1976
  • Martin, A. W., Robert Menzies 1894-1943 : A Life, Vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1993
  • Martin, A. W., Robert Menzies 1944-1978 : A Life, Vol. 2, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1999
  • Prasser, S. et al (ed.), The Menzies Era, Melbourne, 1995

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Malcolm Fraser

Books:

  • Ayres, Philip, Malcolm Fraser: A Biography, Heinemann Australia, Richmond, 1987
  • Brett, Judith (ed), Political Lives, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1997
  • Brown, Wallace, Ten Prime Ministers: Life Among The Politicians, Longueville Books, Double Bay, NSW, 2002
  • Renouf, Alan, Malcolm Fraser and Australian Foreign Policy, Australian Professional Publications, Sydney, 1986
  • Weller, Patrick, Malcolm Fraser PM: A Study in Prime Ministerial Power, Penguin, Ringwood, 1989

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Paul Keating

Books:

  • Brown, Wallace, Ten Prime Ministers: Life Among The Politicians, Longueville Books, Double Bay, NSW, 2002
  • Edwards, John, Keating: The Inside Story, Viking, 1996
  • Gordon, Michael, A Question of Leadership: Paul Keating, St. Lucia, UQP, 1993
  • Watson, Don, Recollections of a Bleeding Heart, Vintage, Milsons Point, NSW, 2003

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-E H Carr

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