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Australian Between Empires: The Life of Percy Spender David Lowe

Australian Between Empires: The Life of Percy Spender

David Lowe

Published April 1st 2010
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237 pages
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Part biography, part transnational history, this study details the life and career of Percy Spender, one of Australia’s most prominent twentieth-century political figures. Spender served his country in government, in opposition and as an ambassadorMorePart biography, part transnational history, this study details the life and career of Percy Spender, one of Australia’s most prominent twentieth-century political figures. Spender served his country in government, in opposition and as an ambassador to the United States in a long and prestigious career dominated by Australian foreign policy.Spender’s role in moving Australia closer towards American influence – while pushing at the boundaries of Australias Britishness – is a key element in Lowe’s narrative.