A History of Australia Vols 5 & 6; 1888-1935
Covers Federation, the Boer War and World War I's Gallipoli. The book finishes with the story of an emerging Australian identity at the point of its greatest trial - the outbreak of World War II.
- Paperback | 1032 pages
- 149.9 x 238.8 x 50.8mm | 1,315.43g
- 01 Sep 1999
- Melbourne University Press
- Carlton, Australia
About Manning Clark
Born in Sydney in 1915, Manning Clark won scholarships to Melbourne Grammar School and the University of Melbourne. He later attended Balliol College, Oxford, and in the early 1940s taught history at schools in England and Australia. He was senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, and later Professor of History in the School of General Studies, Australian National University. In 1972 he became the first Professor of Australian History. He held honorary doctorates awarded by the Universities of Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney. In June 1975 Clark was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in recognition of his monumental A History of Australia. He was named Australian of the Year for 1980. Manning Clark died in May 1991.