Arthur Tange: Last of the Mandarins

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Allen & Unwin, Jan 1, 2006 - Australia - 339 pages
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The first biography of the man who defined Australian foreign affairs and defence policy for over 25 years brings new light on many of Australia's political crises including the downfall of John Gorton as PM, the fault line in Australian-US relationships during the Whitlam government and the deaths of the Balibo Five in East Timor.
 

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Peter Edwards, a graduate of the universities of Western Australia and Oxford, has published extensively in twentieth century history, principally on Australian foreign policy, Europe between the two world wars, and Australian-American relations. A Rhodes scholar, Harkness fellow and Harold White fellow, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his work as official historian of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts. He lives in Victoria and is a Visiting Professor of the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.

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