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Menzies in war and peace

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Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, NSW .
Written in English

  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Menzies, Robert Gordon, Sir, 1894-1978,
    • World politics -- 1945-,
    • Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Frank Cain.
      ContributionsCain, Frank, 1931-, Australian Defence Studies Centre.
      LC ClassificationsDU117.17 .M46 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 179 p. ;
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL434184M
      ISBN 101864485736
      LC Control Number98142725

      The conjuncture of Cold War and class war in Australia meant that the state under Menzies would ideologically and practically seek to destroy communism, casting the numerically small and isolated Australian Communist Party, with its limited influence in the trade union movement, as the cause of the myriad problems that beset Australia. This book focuses on the period between , when Menzies lost the prime ministership, and , when he regained it. In the interim he traveled around the world, spending an extended time in Britain during World War II, set up the Liberal Party and, the author argues, developed the leadership qualities that made him so : University of New South Wales Press.

        Frank Cain ed., Menzies in war and peace. The brother countries. Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy, 3d ed. Fifty years of "Quadrant". From the editors. In this issue. Schools as dangerous places; historical perspective. Robert Menzies' forgotten people, 2d ed. Rethinking cold war n: John Edwards Bob Menzies clearly believed Japan could crush us, accuses me of excluding documents from Menzies at War. But the documents do not contradict my .

      A Soviet-era stamp depicts a scene from Leo Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace.’ Wikimedia Commons. Ani Kokobobo, University of Kansas. As a professor of Russian literature, I couldn’t help but notice that comedian Aziz Ansari was inadvertently channeling novelist Leo Tolstoy when he claimed that “change doesn’t come from presidents” but from “large groups of angry people.”.   The name Gove first appeared during the Second World War when the airfield on the peninsula was so named in memory of Pilot Officer William J. Gove, who was killed in !10 Menzies' visual conception of Java as being Arnhem Land hardly accords with his repeated assertion of the accuracy of 15th century Chinese cartographers.

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6 War at a distance 7 Menzies' dark and hurrying day 8 The enemy within 9 On the wings of a phoenix 10 Winning with Menzies Conclusion: The long peace Appendix: Menzies' account Menzies in war and peace book his resignation Pages: Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, KT, AK, CH, QC, FAA, FRS (/ ˈ m ɛ n z iː z /; 20 December – 15 May ), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from to and again from to He played a central role in the creation of the Liberal Party of Australia, defining its policies and its broad : Arthur Fadden, John McEwen.

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