A. W. Martin is healthier often called biographer of Sir Henry Parkes, Father of Federation, and Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest serving leading minister. Martin, origin Professor of historical past at l. a. Trobe collage, Melbourne, introduced a deep and insightful realizing to Australia's heritage in either the 19th and 20th centuries. This quantity brings jointly an immense essay on Parkes and a number of other major reports of specific features of Menzies' lengthy profession. It comprises awesome analyses of the advance of ancient examine in Australia. specially very important is an undoubted vintage, The 'Whig' View of Australian History. those essays exhibit the variety and intensity of Martin's substantial scholarship, and illustrate why he's rightly said as a relevant determine within the mid-twentieth-century improvement of analysis in Australian heritage.
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