The Premiers of New South Wales, 1856-2005: 1901-2005

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David Clune, Ken Turner
Federation Press, 2006 - New South Wales - 539 pages
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This is Volume Two of an authoritative two-volume work containing biographies of the 13 Colonial Premiers to 1901 and the 26 State Premiers in the 20th century, up to and including Bob Carr.The portraits are detailed, scholarly and entertaining. Each has a real depth of scholarship while remaining sufficiently concise to satisfy those seeking a quick overview of particular periods or facets of NSW political history.Volume Two, authors include, as well as distinguished scholars, practitioners of politics. Rodney Cavalier uses his Cabinet diaries to provide a fascinating, insider's account of the premiership of Barrie Unsworth. Graham Freudenberg writes with insight and lucidity of Neville Wran.Volume One and Volume Two are available as individual purchases or as part of the Set. A NSW Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government publication.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
MAIR Alexander
13
SEE John later Sir John
17
WADDELL Thomas
33
CARRUTHERS Joseph later Sir Joseph Hector
45
WADE Charles later Sir Charles Gregory
77
McGOWEN James Sinclair Taylor
93
HOLMAN William Arthur
117
STEVENS Bertram later Sir Bertram Sydney Barnsdale
217
Gilbert van der Jagt
237
McKell William later Sir William John
251
HEFFRON Robert James
315
RENSHAW John Brophy
333
ASKIN Robin later Sir Robert William
347
LEWIS Thomas Lancelot
375
WRAN Neville Kenneth
401

STOREY John
141
DOOLEY James
153
FULLER Sir George Warburton
167
LANG John Thomas
179
BAVIN Thomas later Sir Thomas Rainsford
201
GREINER Nicholas Frank
443
CARR Robert John
479
Background of Premiers
501
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