Owen Dixon

Owen Dixon

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Australia's most eminent judge was regarded as the greatest exponent of the common law of his generation anywhere in the world. Through his private diaries, the author gives the text a strong sense of momentum, interiority and continuing drama. He focuses on the most interesting cases and involves the reader closely regarding his trips and wartime.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 424 pages
  • 165 x 240 x 42mm | 1,060g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • 42 b&w illustrations
  • 0522854265
  • 9780522854268
  • 1,471,187

About Philip Ayres

Philip Ayres is Associate Professor of English Literature at Monash University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. A meticulous researcher and experienced biographer, his previous books include Mawson: A Life, Malcolm Fraser: A Biography, and Classical Culture and the Idea of Rome in Eighteenth Century England.show more

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