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Only One Masta. "The Third Force: ANGAU's New Guinea War 1942-46" by Alan Powell [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-10)
Unattractive as some aspects of ANGAU’s régime may have been, the battle could not have been won without it. But it is the native peoples who emerge from this fascinating and powerful account as the true heroes of the ...
Peculiar Mercy. "A History of Criminal Law in New South Wales: The Colonial Period 1788-1900" by G. D. Woods. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-08)
The book is built around the themes of savagery within the justice system; the entrenchment of the rule of law and the development of legal principle; and the discretionary application of clemency within the criminal law. ...
Soul Talk. "Directions: A Vision for Australia" by William Deane and "Sir William Deane: The Things That Matter" by Tony Stephens. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-02)
If we do not yet have our own Lincoln, Sir William Deane's writing sometimes shimmers with that extraordinary combination of elegant diction and profundity that marks great rhetoric. It is doubtful that any national leader ...