Gough Whitlam: The Definitive Biography

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Jenny Hocking
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Gough Whitlam: The Definitive Biography
Gough Whitlam: The Definitive Biography

Published

1 December 2014

ISBN

9780522868074

Weight

2314g

Size

252mm x 165mm

Imprint

Miegunyah Press

Gough Whitlam: The Definitive Biography

Two-Volume Box Set

Jenny Hocking
The definitive biography of Australia's twenty-first prime minister, Gough Whitlam, who swept to power in 1972, ending twenty-three years of conservative rule. His reform agenda modernised Australia and was ended with dismissal by the Governor-General three years later.
Here for the first time in a two-volume box set, acclaimed author Professor Jenny Hocking reveals the full story of the man who transformed the nation and the powers that brought him down.
The definitive biography of Australia's twenty-first prime minister, Gough Whitlam, who swept to power in 1972, ending twenty-three years of conservative rule. His reform agenda modernised Australia and was ended with dismissal by the Governor-General three years later.
Here for the first time in a two-volume box set, acclaimed author Professor Jenny Hocking reveals the full story of the man who transformed the nation and the powers that brought him down.

About the author

Jenny Hocking

Jenny Hocking is Head of the School of Journalism, Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University. She is the author of two major political biographies, Lionel Murphy: A Political Biography, shortlisted in the South Australian Festival Awards for Literature: National Non-Fiction Awards, and Frank Hardy: Politics Literature Life, shortlisted in the NSW Premier's History Awards. Jenny has also written extensively on counter-terrorism and democracy, most recently in Terror Laws: ASIO, Counter-terrorism and the Threat to Democracy.

About Jenny Hocking

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