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

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Federation Press, 2006 - New South Wales - 539 pages
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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