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The Resource Paul Keating : the big-picture leader, Troy Bramston

Paul Keating : the big-picture leader, Troy Bramston

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Paul Keating : the big-picture leader
Title
Paul Keating
Title remainder
the big-picture leader
Statement of responsibility
Troy Bramston
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on extensive interviews with Keating, coupled with access to his personal files, this book tells the story of a political warrior's rise to power, from the outer suburbs of Sydney through Young Labor and into parliament at just 25 years of age, serving as a minister in the last days of the Whitlam government; his path-breaking term as treasurer in the 1980s; his four-year prime ministership from 1991 to 1996; and his passions and interests since. Bramston has interviewed around 75 people who know and worked with Keating closely, including parliamentary colleagues, advisers, party officials, union leaders, public servants, and journalists. This includes interviews with Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser, Bob Hawke, John Howard, Doug Anthony, Bill Hayden, Andrew Peacock, Ian Sinclair, John Hewson, Alexander Downer, Peter Costello, Kim Beazley, Simon Crean, and Bob Carr.Bramston has secured access to the Labor Party's archives, and also documents key debates in once-secret cabinet papers, reveals caucus minutes for the first time, draws on the unpublished diaries of Bob Carr, discloses meeting records from the archives of US presidents George H W Bush and Bill Clinton, talks to former British prime minister Tony Blair, and shares his new discoveries from the personal files of Whitlam, Hayden, Hawke, and Howard. Keating saw political leadership as the combination of courage and imagination, a belief that powered his public career and helps explain his extraordinary triumphs and crushing lows. Keating blazed a trail of reform with a vision for Australia's future that still attracts ardent admirers and the staunchest critics. This book chronicles, analyses, and interprets Keating's life, and draws lessons for a Labor Party and a country still reluctant to embrace his legacy
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10563410
Cataloging source
ANL
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Bramston, Troy
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Keating, Paul
  • Australian Labor Party
  • Prime ministers
  • Politicians
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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the big-picture leader
Label
Paul Keating : the big-picture leader, Troy Bramston
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
POL.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Pt.I. The young lion: 1944-69 -- pt.II. The Keating ascendancy: 1969-83 -- pt.III. Ding the Placido Domingo: 1983-91 -- pt.IV. The big-picture leader: 1991-96 -- pt. V. The lion in winter: 1996-2016
Control code
000058450526
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Australian edition.
Extent
xiv, 770 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781925321746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)953224423
Label
Paul Keating : the big-picture leader, Troy Bramston
Publication
Copyright
Note
POL.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Pt.I. The young lion: 1944-69 -- pt.II. The Keating ascendancy: 1969-83 -- pt.III. Ding the Placido Domingo: 1983-91 -- pt.IV. The big-picture leader: 1991-96 -- pt. V. The lion in winter: 1996-2016
Control code
000058450526
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Australian edition.
Extent
xiv, 770 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781925321746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)953224423

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