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Published by Melbourne University Press in Melbourne .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Australia -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementgeneral editors Bede Nairn, Geoffrey Serle.
ContributionsNairn, Bede., Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-
The Physical Object
Pagination677p. ;
Number of Pages677
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22314687M
ISBN 100522842739

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