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The making of 'Australia's Noblest Son'

Bolton, G. (1998) The making of 'Australia's Noblest Son'. The New Federalist (2). pp. 4-8.

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Explanations of Edmund Barton's pre-eminence as leader of the Federation movement have customarily focussed on two factors: his assiduous devotion in building up grass-roots support in New South Wales in the years preceding the referenda of 1898 and 1899, and his performance as leader of the Federal Convention in 1897-98.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Law School. University of Adelaide
Copyright: 1998 The Author
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