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Australians : flappers to Vietnam
Australians : flappers to Vietnam
Keneally, Thomas, 1935-2014
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Imprint:
Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2014.
Collation:
xi, 624 p., [32] p. plates : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-600) and index.
Contents:
1. War's after shadows : from the secret armies to the Reds -- 2. The Great Crash and Fascism's rise : happy valleys and flirtations with extremes -- 3. Aggression everywhere : appeasement and war -- 4. In classic lands : success and tragedy in the shadow of the ancient -- 5. Japan ascendant : the unstoppable force -- 6. The prophet and the heroes, the politicians and the prisoners : MacArthur, Curtin; war and the people -- 7. In the balance : military success, political dreams -- 8. Peace and its discontents : the people want; the people fear -- 9.Welcome to the 1950s : decade of employment and dread -- 10. The atomic years : dread defines Australia's nuclear enthusiam -- 11. A million immigrants and the advance towards Vietnam : new people, new ally.
ISBN:
9781742374536
Dewey class:
994.04
Language:
English
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