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Modest Everyman. "Nugget Coombs:A Reforming Life" by Tim Rowse. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-10)
In Rowse's view, Nugget Coombs, with his breadth of concerns, his finely tuned ecological, cultural and economic antennae, and his technical competence, is the fit, in fact a better, prophet for any viable new Australian ...
A Cautionary Tale. "Off Course: From Public Place To Marketplace At Melbourne University" by John Cain and John Hewitt. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-04)
Should the recent turbulent history of one university in one state of Australia matter to us? Some of the critics of Cain and Hewitt's "Off Course" think not. But there is a residual, stubborn, Robert Menzies-inspired ...
Bite Back. "Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice (Second Edition)" by Geoffrey Robertson. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-11)
Geoffrey Robertson's new edition of his magisterial "Crimes Against Humanity" demonstrates exactly why popular culture in the murderous twentieth century opted for a "Seven Samurai" (or "Magnificent Seven") version of ...
Mind Hoards. "Whitefella Jump Up: The Shortest Way to Nationhood (Quarterly Essay 11)" by Germaine Greer and "Made in England: Australia's British Inheritance (Quarterly Essay 12)" by David Malouf. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-12)
With Greer proposing that white Australians embrace Aboriginality, that ‘the gubba move towards the blackfella’, and with Malouf working to the title "Made in England: Australia’s British Inheritance", one might expect, ...