160 Years: 160 Stories

Brief biographies of 160 remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne

Juliet Flesch, Peter McPhee
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160 Years: 160 Stories

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22 October 2013

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Melbourne University Press

160 Years: 160 Stories

Brief biographies of 160 remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne

Juliet Flesch, Peter McPhee
The 160 brief biographical sketches encompass a selection of remarkable individuals associated with the University since its foundation in 1853.
160 Years:160 Stories provides an insight into the University of Melbourne community from its foundation to the present day through the lives of people associated with every aspect of the University.
Scholars and athletes, doctors and priests, actors and musicians, philosophers and linguists, administrators and student activists are among those whose lives are described.
The reader will find well-known names and unsung heroes and heroines. All contributed to the Melbourne Experience of their time and form part of the kaleidoscope of University life.
160 Years:160 Stories provides an insight into the University of Melbourne community from its foundation to the present day through the lives of people associated with every aspect of the University.
Scholars and athletes, doctors and priests, actors and musicians, philosophers and linguists, administrators and student activists are among those whose lives are described.
The reader will find well-known names and unsung heroes and heroines. All contributed to the Melbourne Experience of their time and form part of the kaleidoscope of University life.

Juliet Flesch

Juliet Flesch

Juliet Flesch is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her mother taught in several Victorian state schools and her father owned the Austral Bookshop in Collins Street. After graduating in Arts from the University of Melbourne she spent thirteen years at the National Library of Australia and a further nineteen as the foundation Principal Librarian (Collections) at the University before becoming a professional historian. She…

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Peter McPhee

Peter McPhee

Peter McPhee spent his childhood in a small country town and his student days at the University of Melbourne. He taught at La Trobe University and the Victoria University of Wellington before returning to the University of Melbourne, where he has held a Personal Chair in History since 1993. He has published widely on the history of modern France, notably Robespierre: a Revolutionary Life and Liberty or Death: the French Revolution. He was the…

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