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A Family Romance
A Family Romance

A Family Romance

The Deakins at Home


192 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: November 1996

ISBN 9780522847406

Rights: US & CA

Melbourne University Press (Nov 1996)

Price: $24.95


A Family Romance


“There has never been an Australian politician quite like Alfred Deakin. We have had no other prime minister more intelligent, none so learned in literature, history, religion, philosophy ancient and modern, none so articulate on paper about the public history he lived and made.” —The Weekend Review

Author Biography

John Rickard is a professor of Australian studies at Monash University. He is the author of H. B. Higgins: The Rebel as Judge and Australia: A Cultural History.