Australian Dictionary of Biography V15

John Ritchie
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Australian Dictionary of Biography V15
Australian Dictionary of Biography V15

Published

2 April 1996

ISBN

9780522848434

Weight

1311g

Size

256mm x 168mm

Imprint

Melbourne University Press

Australian Dictionary of Biography V15

John Ritchie
This magnificent cumulative work continues to be a valuable and popular reference tool for all libraries, large and small.
Since 1962 the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men and women of this country who contributed their vision and energies to a growing nation.Each entry is prepared by a leading scholar. The subjects come from all walks of life from premiers, generals and bishops, through artists, actors and authors, farmers, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers;providing a cross-section of Australian society.
Since 1962 the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men and women of this country who contributed their vision and energies to a growing nation.Each entry is prepared by a leading scholar. The subjects come from all walks of life from premiers, generals and bishops, through artists, actors and authors, farmers, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers;providing a cross-section of Australian society.

About the author

Professor John Ritchie was a distinguished Australian historian and the general editor of volumes 12, 13 and 14 and the index to volumes 1-12 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

About John Ritchie

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