National And Permanent?

National And Permanent?

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This comprehensive history tells the story of the emergence of the Liberal Party from the electoral annihilation of its predecessor, the United Australia Party (UAP), to its sweeping victory in 1949 and its continued success in the 1950s and early 1960s.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 316 pages
  • 154.9 x 236.2 x 33mm | 748.44g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • illustrations, portraits
  • 0522848737
  • 9780522848731

Review quote

"It will henceforth be impossible to disucss the Liberal Party without reference to this book . . . Hancock has a great advantage over most scholars of the Liberal Party. He understands its inner workings and has some feeling for its members." --"The Australian"show more

About Ian Hancock

Ian Hancock has been reader in history at the Australian National University since January 1986. He was awarded an Australian Research Grant to write this history of the Liberal Party. His next work will be a biography of Sir John Gorton.show more