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Book Review: J.A . La Nauze , No Ordinary Act : Essays on Federation and the Constitution , edited by Helen Irving and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2001) , 20 2 pp. , $35.00 , ISBN 052 2 848060.

Bolton, G. (2002) Book Review: J.A . La Nauze , No Ordinary Act : Essays on Federation and the Constitution , edited by Helen Irving and Stuart Macintyre (Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2001) , 20 2 pp. , $35.00 , ISBN 052 2 848060. Australian Journal of Political Science, 37 (3). pp. 570-571.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1036114021000026418
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Abstract

'John La Nauze', asserts the first sentence of the introduction to this collection of essays, 'was the leading historian of Australlian federation'. This is undoubtedly true, although his influence was diminished by his withdrawal from professional activity after his retirement in 1976, just at a time when constitutional reform was returning to the surface of Australian political debate...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/15526
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