A Three-Cornered Life: The Historian W. K. Hancock

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University of New South Wales Press, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 624 pages
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A biography of a 20th-century Australian historian and an outstanding scholar in the humanities and social science fields, this thorough account highlights the accomplishments of W. K. Hancock. Compelling and informative, this chronicle features the scope of Hancock's work across three continents, including his mission to Uganda on behalf of the British government in 1954, his tracking of British mobilizations during World War II, and his founding of the Australian National University. Illuminating an extraordinary life and career, this examination celebrates the author of Australia.

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Jim Davidson is a principal fellow at the Australian Center at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Holiday Business: Tourism in Australia Since 1870 and Lyrebird Rising: Louise Hanson-Dyer of Oiseau-Lyre.

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