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Title:Looking for Leadership: Australia in the Howard Years
Price:AUD$10.95 (about USD$8.30)
Item ID:P002-6177
Publisher:Viking, Melbourne, 2001
Binding:Trade Paperback
Condition:Very Good
Viking, 2001, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First

First Impression . Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 296 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages slightly tanned throughout. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and ready to be shipped from our local warehouse. Postage quoted is for a standard format octavo book. Final charges may vary depending on size and weight.. Among wide ranging comment on the Australia of 2001, he asks ‘What use is the Anzac myth?’. In response, he writes of the post-World War I mental illness of his uncle and father, Anzac Day services in a country town in the 1930s, the ‘endlessly repeated shibboleth’ that the Gallipoli landing made Australia a nation, the ‘tatty rotundity’ of Prime Minister Howard’s 2000 speech at Anzac Cove, the relative neglect of World War II commemoration (and of Federation) compared with World War I commemoration and the irrelevance of the Anzac myth to Australia’s role in what we now call ‘the Asian century’. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australia; ISBN: 0670912379. ISBN/EAN: 9780670912377. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6177.
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