Catalog Home Page

Book review: Sir Zelman Cowen, Isaac Isaacs (2nd edn), University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1993. pp. xxi + 272. $29.95 paper.

Bolton, G. (1999) Book review: Sir Zelman Cowen, Isaac Isaacs (2nd edn), University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1993. pp. xxi + 272. $29.95 paper. Labour History (77). pp. 225-226.

Link to Published Version: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27516681
*Subscription may be required

Abstract

Biographers sometimes grow to resemble their subjects, but few can have shared the experience of Sir Zelman Cowen. Having published in 1967 a life of Sir Isaac Isaacs, Australia's first native-born governor-general, he found himself pitched into the same office ten years later, with the task of restoring credibility and 'a touch of healing' to a role somewhat battered by the controversies surrounding Sir John Kerr...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Inc.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/15321
Item Control Page Item Control Page