John Winston Howard

John Winston Howard

The Definitive Biography

Book - 2007
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A portrait of one of Australia's longest-serving prime ministers, this biography goes behind the public image to find neither the strong-willed man of principle his supporters like to imagine nor the cunning opportunist painted by his foes. The discussion covers Howard's suburban middle-class upbringing and his success at implementing his polices, concluding that although the image of the ordinary bloke has helped his enduring popularity, he--like George Bush--possesses a number of uncommon strengths that have made him one of the most formidable leaders in Australian political history.
Publisher: Melbourne University Press,� Carlton, Vic. : 2007
ISBN: 9780522853346
Branch Call Number: B 324.29405 HOWA
Characteristics: xiv, 458 p. ; ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Van Onselen, Peter


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