Henry Parkes: A Biography
Biography of Henry Parkes, the Birmingham artisan and radical who emigrated to New South Wales in 1839, formally entered the colony's politics in 1854, served-with only short breaks-in the legislature until 1894, and became premier fire times.
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Migrations 18151839 1
New South Wales 18391848
Radical activist 18481850
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